Effective implementation of the Solid Waste Management to be done in all Municipal Corporations and Municipal Councils
Directives issued specially for establishing solid waste management plant for the Kanpur-Nawabganj-Shuklaganj Cluster
Battery run rickshaws to be run in the current financial year To ensure that there is no paucity of fertilizers and seeds for farmers
Special emphasis on better upkeep and maintenance of roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna
Effective steps be taken to control criminal activities and illegal felling of trees
Directives issued to begin cheap food facility for labourers in Lucknow
A residential complex will be made for labourers in Lucknow
Separate review of the Industrial Development Department will be undertaken
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has issued directives for time bound implementation of public welfare and development schemes and added that no laxity in these will be tolerated. The Chief Minister was today reviewing development works at a meeting held at his official residence. He said that the state government had undertaken a ‘Clean, Green and Healthy UP’ mission to promote cleanliness and greenery in the state.
Keeping this in mind, he added, solid waste management should be effectively implemented in all municipal corporations and municipal councils to ensure a sustained and long term solution for cleanliness. He also issued instructions for especially establishing a solid waste management plant at the Kanpur-Nawabganj-Shuklaganj cluster. Mr. Yadav further said that the state government was working to increase the green cover and added that more people will be assimilated in the tree plantation drive and that green belts would be given priority.
Mr. Yadav also said a tender has been invited for the battery operated rickshaws and that they will be run in the current financial year. While this will lead to hassle-free and pollution free commuting, it will also generate jobs. The Chief Minister also issued instructions to expedite residential facilities under the ‘Asra Yojna’ for the urban poor.
The Chief Minister said that welfare of the labour class was one of the priorities of the state government and for this schemes need to be implemented in the right spirit. He also asked officials to expedite establishing of schools for children of labourers and promptly start the cheap food facility for labourers. He pointed out that an all-facility residential complex be built on land near Charbagh under the aegis of Labour Welfare Board.
During the review of the agriculture and rural development, the Chief Minister said that the state government was sensitive to the rights of the farmers and that they were being given free irrigation facility, their loans have been waived and under the farmer accidental insurance scheme the amount has been increased to Rs. five lakh. He also directed officials to ensure that there is no paucity of fertilizers and seeds for farmers. Emphasising on the need of proper maintenance and upkeep of roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna, he asked for stringent action against contractors engaged in malpractices and irregularities. The Chief Minister also called for effective action to ensure the target of five thousand irrigation pumps under the Solar Voltaic Pump Scheme.
Mr. Yadav also directed action against criminal activities and illegal felling of trees. The Chief Minister also issued instructions to expedite construction work at the Government Degree Colleges and complete it by March 2016. The Chief Minister today reviewed the working and progress of the Urban Development, Higher Education, Agriculture, Home, Labour, Rural Development, Forest and Additional Energy Department.
The Chief Minister also said that the state government had taken some path breaking decisions on the industrial development and that the state government had succeeded in creating a conducive and investor friendly atmosphere in the state. While on one hand investment from outside was being encouraged, local industries were also being promoted, he pointed out. To assess the ground realities on decisions taken by the state government on the industrial development front, Mr. Yadav said the department will be reviewed separately later.