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issue registration certificate , Fitness certificate, permit and other documents of vehicles. Day to day data is being maintained on computer server.

  • A new licensing system based on ‘SARATHI’ Software is being introduced in Lucknow as a

Pilot Project.

Cane Development and Sugar Industry Department

  • As part of the new Economic Policy 2007-08 , the State Government 2007, 100% Disinvestment of all state sugar mills is envisaged. State Government firmly believes that such commercial activities are best left to private business acumen.

  • The process of Disinvestment in the 33 State owned mills of UP State Sugar Corporation Limited (UPSSCL) has already begun. The Registrar of Cooperative Sugar Mills Societies has also decided to transfer assets with certain liabilities of 24 sugar mills societies out of which 4 units re having distilleries. These Sugar Mills are with capacity ranging from 711 to 5000 TCD. These mills are located in different districts in prime sugar cane growing area which runs from Western UP to Tarai area of Central and Eastern UP.

Key Policy Initiatives

    • Sugar Mills in UP can now produce Ethanol directly from Sugar Cane juice.

    • The Investor in State & Cooperative Sector Sugar Mills will be facilitated to obtain license for production of Industrial Alcohol & Ethanol.

    • The cane area reserved/assigned to sugar mills under disinvestment for the crushing season 2008-09 will continue for next five crushing seasons.

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    RFP have been invited for slump sale of assets of 11 units under UPSSCL. Demerger of units

under subsidiary of UPSSCL into separate SPV's has been initiated and after demerger 100% equity of these SPV's will be disinvested. Also For 15 sugar mills in Cooperative Sector the Registrar has already issued RFP while for 7 sugar mills RFQ's have been invited.

Local Self Governance

Panchayati Raj Institutions


The history of PRIs goes back to the Rig Vedic India and to the Sixteen Mahajanpadas during the

Pre Bhudha’s era. With the passage of time the institutions were eclipsed by the emergenc e of foreign and despotic rule over the country. However th eir importance in Governance was felt during the freedom- struggle of the country. In 1947 U.P Panchayati Raj Act established the Gram Panchayats and in 1961 Kshetra Panchayats & Zila Panchayats were added by the U.P Kshetra Panchayat & Zila Panchayat Ac t. Further, in accordance to the provision of the Article 243 of the Constitution of India, brought in by the 73rd Constitution Act, it was amended accordingly in 1994, that made PRIs stronger & effective than ever

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