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Recent coverage of FifthEstate and its work


‘Manch 2015’ – The Social Enterprise Summit on 14th Nov 2015 at CM of UP’s Residence




‘Manch’ – The Social Entrepreneurship Summit on 26th Nov 2014 at Yojana Bhawan


Chief Sec. GoUP, Shri Alok Ranjan at MANCH 2014, the Social Entrepreneurship Summit on 26th Nov 2014 at Yojana Bhawan.



नई सोच : गैर सरकारी प्रयोगों को अपनाएगी सरकार

लखनऊ। उत्तर प्रदेश मे शुरू होने वाले नए पायलट प्रोजेक्ट लोगों का जीवन आसान कर सकते हैं। अगर ये सफल रहे तो प्रदेश भर में इन्हें शुरू किया जा सकता है।

उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्य सचिव आलोक रंजन ने जब देश के अलग-अलग हिस्सों में चल रही शिक्षा, महिला स्वास्थ्य, ग्रामीण स्वच्छता व कृषि के क्षेत्र की परियोजनाएं देखीं, तो उन्होंने प्रायोगिक स्तर पर इन्हें प्रदेश के अलग-अलग जिलों में लागू करने के निर्देश दिए।

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‘e-Uttara Awards’ summit organized in Lucknow on 11th Aug 2014 by  FifthEstate and DEF, to encourage use of ICT for development.


Alok Ranjan: IT Governance would be utilized optimally to provide better services

LUCKNOW: Chief Secretary, Alok Ranjan claimed that IT governance would be utilized optimally to provide better services to common people. He said that necessary action would be taken on priority to make UP, the e-governance state.

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UP government to utilize e-governance optimally for better services to people: Alok Ranjan

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government will optimally utilise e-governance to provide better services to people of the state, Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan said today. 

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More use of IT systems is required to carry the benefits of public welfare schemes of the government to the people: Alok Ranjan

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government will optimally utilise e-governance to provide better services to people of the state, Chief Secretary Alok Ranjan said today. 

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Additional coverage of e-Uttara Awards





‘Social Media Workshop for Democracy’ workshop organized on 9th Aug 2014 at CM’s residence by FifthEstate


CM organizes workshop on social media at his residence

FifthEstate, supported by the Chief Minister Shri. Akhilesh Yadav, organized a workshop on ‘Social Media for Democracy’. Around 60 MLAs from across the parties were present, and it was discussed how to use various social media tools to connect to their constituents and enhance governance.

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Social media a strong medium to interact with people: Akhilesh Yadav

LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today termed the social media as a strong and effective medium to interact with people, saying the latest techniques should be adopted to benefit the masses.

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Akhilesh asks MLAs to be cautious on social media

Attending a workshop on social media for MLAs, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav advised the legislators to “exercise caution” while commenting or following people on social networking websites.

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UP govt holds lectures for MLAs and MLCs on social media

The members of legislative assembly and council cutting across parties were given lessons on social network during a special lecture organized at the official residence of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Saturday. Senior officials from Twitter, Google and Facebook were present during the two and a half hour long session attended by Yadav himself.

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UP CM calls for social media help in governance

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said to benefit the common man, latest technology should be assimilated in governance.

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Social media a strong medium to interact with people: Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today termed the social media as a strong and effective medium to interact with people, saying the latest techniques should be adopted to benefit the masses.

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सोशल मीडिया: SP विधायकों के लिए अखिलेश बने ‘मोदी’

उत्तर प्रदेश के विधायकों के लिए यह एक नया और उत्साहजनक अनुभव था। राज्य विधानमंडल के नियम-कायदों से इतर जनप्रतिनिधि शनिवार को एक विशेष कार्यशाला में सोशल नेटवर्किंग से जुड़ी तमाम बारीकियों को समझे।

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विधायकों का सिरदर्द फेसबुक पर आपत्तिजनक कमेंट

लखनऊ (राज्य ब्यूरो)। सोशल नेटवर्किग साइट फेसबुक पर लोग गालियां पोस्ट कर देते हैं। आपत्तिजनक चित्र अपलोड करते हैं। इसे कैसा रोका जाए। कमेंट करने वाले को अनफ्रेंड या ब्लाक कर दें। कितनों के साथ ऐसा करें, कोई और राह सुझाएं। सोशल मीडिया पर सक्रिय विधायकों ने विशेषज्ञों से कुछ ऐसे ही सवाल दागे।

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मोदी की राह चले अखिलेश!

लखनऊ: उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री अखिलेश यादव ने कहा है कि जनता को लाभ देने के लिए नवीनतम तकनीक को अपनाया जाना चाहिए। जनप्रतिनिधि सोशल मीडिया का उपयोग अपनी बात जनता तक पहुंचाने और लोगों की राय प्राप्त करने के लिए कर सकते हैं।

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टेक सेवी हुए अखिलेश के मंत्री, सोशल मीडिया से जुड़ेंगे

लखनऊ: उत्तर प्रदेश के मुख्यमंत्री अखिलेश यादव ने कहा है कि जनता को लाभ देने के लिए नवीनतम तकनीक को अपनाया जाना चाहिए। जनप्रतिनिधि सोशल मीडिया का उपयोग अपनी बात जनता तक पहुंचाने और लोगों की राय प्राप्त करने के लिए कर सकते हैं।

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Additional coverage of the ‘Social Media for Democracy’ Workshop




Coverage of FifthEstate’s Launch on 4th Feb 2014


FifthEstate held a day long event in Yojana Bhawan, Lucknow which served as a public launch for the partnership between FifthEstate and the Uttar Pradesh state government. It was attended by honorable ministers, eminent members of the UP legislative assembly, and distinguished guests from the third sector and private sector.
Honorable Chief Minister Shri. Akhilesh Yadav gave the keynote address on the importance of social enterprises to the state’s development. Shri Jawed Usmani further explained social entrepreneurship and its importance as a development model. Pallavi Gupta then introduced FifthEstate and threw light on how FifthEstate would work with social entrepreneurs, to create an entrepreneurship led development in Uttar Pradesh. It was followed by a workshop on poverty alleviation led by Prof. Arvind Mohan.



Government to revive social entrepreneurship

In an effort to provide employment to people by encouraging social entrepreneurs, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav assured that his Government would revive the traditional social entrepreneur system to raise the economic status of the people in the state.Addressing an interactive workshop of public representatives held under the auspices of Fifth Estate Trust at Yojana Bhawan here on Tuesday, the CM assured all possible assistance and invited suggestions for its implementation.

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CM interacts with experts on poverty, jobs

CM Akhilesh Yadav and chief secretary Jawed Usmani at a workshop to train public representatives in city on Tuesday.

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CM pledges all possible help to social entrepreneurs

“We also aim to provide infrastructure support that a social entrepreneur may need to test or pilot a product or service Pallavi Gupta, Managing Director of the FifthEstate trust.

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Additional Coverage of FifthEstate’s Launch





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img-1‘Encouraging social enterprises highly imperative’

We have the right talent, technology, and pool of inventive minds. Yet, finding innovative solutions for our social needs remains a challenge. Pallavi Gupta, a Masters student in Management Information System at the London School of Economics, is exploring the reasons for this gap through her study ‘Social enterprises and government policies in Kerala.’

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