Chief Minister lays foundation stone for a Rs. 40.66 crore pumping station near Tarkulani regulator in Gorakhpur district
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the death of Mr Satendra Kumar Shukla, a senior journalist. In a condolence message, the Chief Minister said Mr Shukla always upheld the high values of journalism.
He was also the founder president of the UP Journalist Association and always strived for the interests of journalists. The Chief Minister has prayed for peace to the departed soul and has extended his heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family.
With the construction of the pump house a population of 50,000 spread across 47 villages
will be saved from loods : Chief Minister
An action plan for flood relief be prepared before December 15 and related work should be completed by May 15
Any callousness in flood relief works will not be pardonable Canals should be kept clean so that water reaches its tail
This year, cleaning of canals would be monitored by drone cameras
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked the irrigation department to prepare an action plan for flood prevention and complete the necessary construction works by May 15, 2018. He also assured that there would be no dearth of funds for this work.
The Chief Minister was expressing his views today after laying the foundation stone of a Rs. 40.66 crore pumping station near Tarkulani regulator, under Sadar tehsil in Gorakhpur district. He further added that saving people from the flood was a top priority of his government and that any callousness in this regard would be unpardonable.
To ensure that there is no loss of life or property, the Chief Minister said that existing bunds should be strengthened and that if necessary retaining wall should be constructed and if need be boulder pitching should also be done.
Yogi pointed out that for many years, people had been demanding a pumping station at regulator and informed how as an MP also he had made efforts from the year 2009 and within six months of becoming the Chief Minister, this project has been sanctioned.
He also issued directions that the executing agency for this project make the pumping station in time and not compromise on quality. Complete funds for this project would be given in one go to the department, he announced.
The Chief Minister pointed out that after the construction of the pump a population of about 50,000, spread across 47 villages will be saved from the floods and inundation. With this, the farmers would also be able to benefit from the harvest of Kharif and Rabi and the locals would be protected from various diseases.
The Chief Minister also informed that the state government was working expeditiously to ensure adequate irrigation facilities and reiterated the commitment of his government to ensure that water reached the tail of the canals. He also announced that this year, cleaning of the canals would be monitored by drones.
The Chief Minister forewarned officials against any let up in this regard and said that the state has approved 50 tube wells for the district and they will be installed in places where there is no facility of irrigation. The function was also addressed by irrigation minister Mr. Dharampal Singh who announced that for proper running of the tube wells, alternate facility of generator is also being provided.
He added that here 14 pumps would be installed. The event was also addressed by legislator Mr. Vipin Singh. Also present on the occasion were public representatives, Principal Secretary (Irrigation) Mr. Suresh Chandra, chief engineer (Irrigation) Mr. Ajay Singh, other senior officials and a large number of local people.
Strong Economy of Uttar Pradesh will act as a backbone to strengthen Indo-US ties : Chief Minister
Efforts of the Prime Minister have ushered in a new era in the Indo-US relationship : Chief Minister
Under the leadership of the Prime Minister, India is fast emerging as a growing economy in the world
Immense potential for investment and business in all sectors in the state
State Government committed to creating a conducive environment for business and an investor friendly atmosphere
For benefit of investors, a single window system has been established under supervision of the Chief Minister’s Office
Delegates of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum meets the Chief Minister
Delegation led by Boeing India President Mr. Pratyush Kumar praises steps initiated by the state government for economic development of Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said that due to the efforts of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, a new era has been ushered in the Indo-US. He further added that India was emerging as a growing economy under the leadership of the Prime Minister. Yogi pointed out how Modi was hopeful of Uttar Pradesh galloping ahead on the road to prosperity.
Strong Economy of Uttar Pradesh will act as a backbone to strengthen Indo-US ties, the Chief Minister stated and said that his government was committed to providing an investor friendly environment in the state for which work is underway to strengthen power supply, better road connectivity and to ensure a spruced up law and order machinery.
The Chief Minister made these comments at the meeting with delegates of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum who met him at his Shastri Bhawan office. Also present during the meeting was Health Minister Mr. Siddharthanath Singh. The delegates under the leadership of Boeing India President Mr. Pratyush Kumar praised the efforts of the state government towards improving the economic situation of the state.
The delegation showed keen interest in investing in healthcare, pharmaceutical, water conservation, cleanliness, rural development, waste management, agriculture, dairy development, animal husbandry, smart city, education, women empowerment, skill development, software technology, traffic, renewable energy, food processing and other sectors. They also requested the state government to cooperate in this regard.
Yogi said that the state, with a population of 22 crore was very big state and also the biggest market in the world. He also pointed out that since the size of the middle class was growing, the state offered immense potential for investment and business opportunities. The Chief Minister identified sectors like IT, energy, electronics, renewable energy, development of smart cities and development of infrastructure as key areas where opportunities for businessmen are present.
He also said that investment by US companies will ring in industrial development in the state and create jobs for the unemployed. For ease of doing business, the Chief Minister informed, a single window system has been established under the supervision of his office through which prompt clearances and permissions are being granted to investors. He also assured the visiting delegation of all possible support and positive cooperation.
The Chief Minister informed the delegation that two new expressways were being built in Poorvanchal and Bundelkhand where the former will go from Lucknow to Ghazipur and pass through Varanasi, Gorakhpur and Ayodhya while the latter would go from Agra, Jhansi, Chitrakoot and Bundelkhand. There would be an industrial corridor in both the expressways, Yogi informed.
Work on the Poorvanchal Expressway will start by year end and on the Bundelkhand Expressway by March-April next year. Yogi also informed that work has been initiated on extending of the Metro Rail in Lucknow, Noida and Ghaziabad. Work will soon start on Metro Rail projects in three other cities, he added.
With this, he pointed out, the State Government was working on providing easy, affordable and lasting public transport systems and that work was also underway on enhancing and promoting regional air connectivity.
In his interaction with the delegation, Chief Secretary Mr. Rajeev Kumar said the State Government was committed to creating safe, transparent and conducive environment for investors in the state. During the meeting, Additional Chief Secretary (IT & Electronics) Mr. Sanjeev Saran, Additional Chief Secretary (Labour) Mr. RK Tiwari, Principal Secretary (Infrastructure and Industrial Development) Mr. Alok Sinha, Principal Secretary (Medical Education) Mr. Rajneesh Dubey, Principal Secretary (Urban Development) Mr. Manoj Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary (Food processing) Mr. Sudhir Garg apprised of the efforts initiated by the State Government for investment.
The delegation included Head of North India office at the US Embassy Mr. Ariel Pollock, Country Manager of South Asia and Middle- East of the USTDA Mr. Heather Lannigan, India representative of the USTDA Ms. Mehnaz Ansari, Azure Power CEO Mr. Indrapreet Wadhwa, Chairman of Cargill India Mr. Siraj Chowdhary, MD of Merck Mr. Vivek Kamath, MD of Pratt and Whitney Mr. Palash Roy Chowdhary, Medtronic Director Mr. Amit Kumar Singh, Shire Head-External Affairs Mr. Bhaskar Jyoti Sonowal, partner of Dua Consultancy Mr. Balinder Singh, Vice President-Public Policy Master Card Mr. Rohan Mishra, Water Health’s Business Development Manager Mr. Devesh Sharma, Director Public Policy) of Coca Cola India Mr. Chandra Mohan Gupta, Director (Government Affairs) of Honeywell Mr. Ashwini Channan, Senior Manager (Government Affairs) Mr. Dibyajyoti Bhuyan.
Besides, the delegation also included Adobe Director (Government Affairs) Mr. Rohan Mitra, Uber’s Public Policy-South Asia Mr. Sameer Boray, Head of Homeland Security and Smart Cities-Mahindra Mr. Jasbir Singh, Head Economic Initiatives of Facebook Mr. Rajat Arora, Senior President of Yes Bank Ms. Preeti Sinha, Vice-President of Yes Bank-Yes Institute Ms. Shashwati Ghosh, Director (Government Affairs) of Monsanto Mr. Rakesh Dubey, Director (Government Affairs) of P&G Ms. Supriya Sharma, Director (Government Affairs) of Oracle Ms. Aslesha Khandeparkar, Chief Commercial Officer of GE Health Mr. Mandeep Singh.
Also present at the meeting were IIDC Dr Anoop Chandra Pandey, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Mr. SP Goel and other senior officers.
Chief Minister directs Divisional Commissioner, Saharanpur to probe gas leak incident in Shamli district
District Magistrate, other officers directed to provide best possible and prompt treatment to affected children
Effective treatment of children taken ill because of gas leak should be ensured
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken a grim view of the gas leak incident at a sugar mill in Shamli district and its affect on a large number of school children. He has directed the Divisional Commissioner of Sharanpur to investigate the incident and send a report to the state government.
Providing this information a State Government spokesman said that the Chief Minister has also directed the District Magistrate of Shamli and other officers to extend prompt and all possible help to the children effected in the incident. Yogi has also issued instruction for necessary and affective treatment to the children taken ill due to gas leakage.
Chief Minister condoles death of Faizabad additional commissioner Mr. Om Prakash Upadhyaya and three others in a road mishap
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the demise of Faizabad Additional Commissioner Mr. Om Prakash Upadhyaya and three others in a road mishap. The Chief Minister extended his sympathies to the bereaved families and prayed for peace to the departed souls.