Uttar Pradesh govt to construct India’s first education township

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On the lines of countries like America, the first education township in the country will be developed in Uttar Pradesh with the aim of making all types of education and skill development training easily available at one place.


  • Education township means easy access to all types of education and skill development training at one place.
  • CM Yogi Adityanath has directed to develop five such townships in the state.

  • The focus of the township will be on top-class education that will attract students not only from the country but also from African, Latin American and Central Asian countries.

  • Education township will be open to the government and private sector.

  • In this education township, prestigious government and private universities of the country and the world will be able to open their campuses.

  • Primary and secondary schools like Atal Residential Schools will also be included in this.

  • Universities and colleges will be established for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

  • There will also be studies and research of courses related to management, technology, law and medicine.

  • Several coaching institutes like Abhyudaya will also be started in the education township. Through these preparations will be made for competitive exams like NEET, IIT, Union Public Service Commission.

  • Housing will also be available in the township.


About Uttar Pradesh State :

  • Uttar Pradesh is the largest state (in terms of population) in India and the fourth largest in terms of area.

  • On 9 November 2000, the Indian Parliament created the state of Uttaranchal (present-day Uttarakhand) from the northwestern (mainly hilly) part of Uttar Pradesh.

  • The number of districts in Uttar Pradesh is 75 and the division is 18.

  • State Bird – Stork or Kraunch

  • State Tree - Ashoka

  • State flower - Palash or Tensu

  • State Emblem - 2 fish and arrow command in a circle approved since 1938

  • Foundation Day - 24 January 1950

  • Number of Members of Legislative Assembly- 403

  • Number of Legislative Council members - 100

  • Number of Lok Sabha Members- 80

  • Number of Rajya Sabha members- 31

  • Governor- Anandiben Patel

  • Chief Minister- Yogi Adityanath 

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