Directives issued to expedite development work
CM tastes Mid-Day meal prepared for school children and verifies its quality
Development of Lohia Villages must be ensured as norms : Chief Minister
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav today conducted a surprise inspection of Lohia village Bhasinda in Mohanlalganj tehseel and also of the under-construction Aawas Vikaas Parishad office building in Lucknow. During the inspection, the Chief Minister directed the officials to expedite developmental works and ensure that benefits of various projects and schemes undertaken by the State Government reach to the poor, needy and the downtrodden.
Warning against any laxity in this regard, the Chief Minister said stringent action will be taken against errant officials and said people’s problems must be heard on priority and effective solution should also ensured. Mr Yadav during his inspection at Lohia village Bhasinda checked the developmental works and spoke to the villagers regarding the problems faced by them. He spoke to the villagers about the houses built under the Lohia Gramin Aawas Yojna and the solar lights provided for.
During the inspection, Mr Akhilesh Yadav found that while fans were working properly through solar power facility, the wiring was very loose and expressed his displeasure at this. He instructed that this fault must be rectified immediately. The Chief Minister also inspected the CC road and expressed satisfaction at the quality of work. During the surprise inspection, the Chief Minister also visited the primary school and spoke to the students on quality of teaching and asked questions about computers and enquired about the midday meal provided to them.
Students were wearing uniform during the inspection. The Chief Minister tasted the quality of the mid-day meal being served to the school children. Finding the quality of education not upto the mark, Mr Yadav asked the teachers to immediately focus on improving it. He said that a centralized kitched was being established to maintain quality of mid-day meal and this food will be provided to schools.
After inspecting the Lohia village, the Chief Minister headed for the under-construction building of Aawas Vikaas Prishad in Vrindavan Scheme. After this, he inspected the Kalindi park only to find that the public park was closed. Expressing dissatisfaction, he asked officials to open it for people during the day time. After the tour Mr Yadav warned officers/employees that the quality parameters for Lohia villages not be compromised and that timelines for completion be adhered to.
The State Government, he pointed out was committed to providing all facilities to the farmers and the poor people so that they do not have to wander around for necessities. Warning against any laxity on this front, the Chief Minister said stringent action would be taken against errant persons. It is pertinent to point out here that the present State Government has selected 10,000 villages to be developed in five years. Of this, 1598 villages in 2012- 13, in 2013-14, 2100 villages, 2100 in 2014-15, 2100 in 2015-16 and 2100 in 2016-17 villages.
During the inspection, accompanying the Chief Minister were PWD Minister Mr Shivpal Singh Yadav and Political Pensions Minister Mr Rajendra Chowdhary.