Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath announced on Thursday, that 2,042 infrastructure and civil works project worth Rs 8,574 crore would be dedicated to the state’s citizens. Considering that the state has between a 6.50 cr and 7 cr urban population and that elections for urban local bodies are set to take place this month, the new projects are anticipated to favour the ruling party. In the next years, he added during the conference, 100 tiny towns chosen by the state government will be converted into aspirational cities.
CM Yogi dedicated 2,042 infrastructure and civil works project worth Rs 8,574 crore to the state’s citizens
Chief Minister Yogi remarked that, despite the fact that UP has the most municipal bodies in the nation, these organisations have evolved into the centre of the state’s positive shift over the past six years. Senior officials of the urban development department provided additional information, stating that the majority of projects and works would be started within the Municipal councils (Nagar Palika Parishads) and Town councils (Nagar panchayats) and that only a small number of projects would be carried out throughout the major cities that are governed by Municipal corporations. (Nagar Nigams).
Additionally, the chief minister signalled the departure of the local bodies’ fleet of motor vehicles, which are used for daily activities inside their respective jurisdictions. Chief Minister Yogi said that a dwelling has been provided for each of the 17 lakh economically disadvantaged households living in metropolitan areas. The chief minister hailed the work done by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the pandemic and said that Uttar Pradesh is now benefiting from all of the programmes. “A pandemic similar to Covid-19 had already occurred Hundred years ago, in which people passed away not only from illness but also from starvation; however, during the Covid-19 pandemic, the govt provided free covid tests, vaccinations, rations, and other facilities to the people for the first time in the nation’s history, thanks to Prime Minister Modi’s leadership.
The govt provided free covid tests, vaccinations, rations, and other facilities to the people for the first time in the nation’s history
Chief Minister Yogi noted the scale of the undertaking, stating that many states in the country have an annual budget of Rs 8,700 Cr. Look at how much the poverty rate has increased in Pakistan, a neighbour nation. To obtain nutritious meals, people struggle. Good governance can change things and improve on the ground and results benefit every individual in society.
The chief minister Yogi also introduced a number of books, among them ones on the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, Govand Protection, a manual to protect dogs, and the state’s urban digital mission. Additionally, he flagged down tempo triple vehicles and gave beneficiaries of the PMAY the keys to their homes. (urban scheme). At the meeting were Minister of State for Urban Development Rakesh Rathore, Minister of Energy and Urban Development AK Sharma, and Deputy Chief Minister Brajesh Pathak.