Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Monday urged the Uttar Pradesh government to expedite the procedures for the lease of iron ore mines in Lalitpur district of Bundelkhand region to the Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL).

“We are confident the state government would soon take positive steps in this direction,” Verma said here. RINL had already applied for the lease of iron ore mines in Lalitpur district for setting up a pellet unit in the region. A P Chaudhary, Nigam chairman and managing director, said the plant would provide direct employment to 500 locals.

Input cost for soya crop has gone up to Rs 7,000 a quintal against its market price of Rs 3,200 a quintal

In an attempt to achieve 20 per cent return on farming activities, farmers in Madhya Pradesh are planning to chalk out a self-regulatory mechanism. A marathon meeting in this regards is planned in November, in which ways to reduce farm input cost will be discussed. According to the Bhartiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), for the factors which adversely affect farming, the Sangh would go to the state government.

LUCKNOW: Eyeing a growth rate of 11.2%, with a focus on removing regional imbalances in industrial development, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday cleared the final draft of the Industrial and Se

LUCKNOW, 4 SEPT: In order to speed up industrial development and attract investors in Uttar Pradesh the state Cabinet on Tuesday passed the new industrial and infrastructure policy 2012 with a spec

It comes after a gap of eight years succeeding the UP Industrial and Service Sector Investment Policy 2004

The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet, in its pursuit to iron out regional industrial imbalance and attract fresh investment, on Tuesday gave its nod and cleared the New Industrial & Infrastructure Investment Policy 2012. The policy is aimed at ameliorating the ills of traditional industries scattered across the state and energising the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) base estimated at over 3 million units.

This study aimed to inform the state climate change adaptation plan and to integrate the plan with the existing programmes and schemes in the state. The study: Conducted assessments of climate impacts and vulnerability, focused on MP’s Bundelkhand and Malwa regions.

This case study documents the issues related to accessing, processing, and applying climate information to help farming communities take robust and low-risk agricultural adaptation measures.

Efforts are being made to increase storage capacity in the State. In the days to come, 27 godowns will be built in six districts of Bundelkhand region.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said no land acquisition would be done without the consent of farmers and cases lodged against them during the previous government would be withdrawn.

"SP in its election manifesto had said that land would not be taken without the consent of the farmers. If they do not permit, the SP government will not take any decision," Akhilesh said while inaugurating the 165-kilometre-long Yamuna Expressway between Agra and Noida developed by Jaypee Group at a cost of Rs. 12,000 crore.

Rejecting the Centre's claim that states were to be blamed for the power crisis, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said it was not right to blame Uttar Pradesh for the recent grid failure.

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