The economy of Uttar Pradesh is the fifth largest in India. According to the state budget for 2017–18 its gross state domestic product is Rs 16.89 lakh crore (US$240 billion). Uttar Pradesh has an urban population of 44,495,063. According to the 2011 census report, 22.76% of Uttar Pradesh’s population lives in urban areas. The state is a major contributor to the national food grain stock with nearly 18.90% contribution (50.05 million tonnes of foodgrain) in 2013–14. It is home to many industries like handloom, textile, minerals, oil refinery, livestock and agriculture. The state is witnessing massive industrialisation with booming MSME sector with a growth rate of 5-7%. More Info
Article 28 – Freedom as to attendance at religious instruction or religious worship in certain educational institutions.
1. No religious instruction shall be provided in any educational institution wholly maintained out of State funds.
2. Nothing in clause (1) shall apply to an educational institution which is administered by the State but has been established under any endowment or trust which requires that religious instruction shall be imparted in such institution.
3. No person attending any educational institution recognised by the State or receiving aid out of State funds shall be required to take part in any religious instruction that may be imparted in such institution or to attend any religious worship that may be conducted in such institution or in any premises attached thereto unless such person or, if such person is a minor, his guardian has given his consent thereto. More Info