Agri-based industries to be promoted
After Noida, Lucknow will be known as IT City
Lakhs of poor will be benefited by the Samajwadi Pension Scheme
Chief Minister visits Shahjahanpur
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has said that the state government was improving the basic infrastructure to develop Uttar Pradesh and added that UP was the only state where farmers were being provided free water for irrigation. He also assured of all help and support for developing the UP Sugarcane Research Institute in Shahjahanpur to UP Sugarcane Agriculture University and said for this efforts will be made to encourage agri-based industries like dairy, food processing and animal husbandry.
The Chief Minister said so while interacting with media persons at the police lines during his Shahjahanpur visit. Saying that the Samajwadi government had fulfilled most of its promises made in the poll manifesto, the Chief Minister further said that the government had undertaken many welfare schemes for farmers, women, youth and labourers. In the health and education sectors many reputed and world class institutes were being opened, Mr. Yadav pointed out while also referring to the ‘108’ Samajwadi Health Service and ‘102’ National Ambulance Service which was benefiting lakhs of people in the state.
He also infomed that work on IT City in Lucknow had began and after its completion, youth will be able to get world class technical education and training and thousands will get jobs. He also mentioned the Samajwadi pension Scheme under which the beneficiaries will get Rs. 500 per month which will increase by Rs. 50-50 by every year and will add to Rs. 750 per month. To bring class XII students at par with their peers anywhere in the world, the CM said, students were given free laptops and to make help women, 1090 Women power Line was being run in the state.
The Chief Minister also pointed out that the state government was paying special attention to the power sector-transmission, production and distribution and said that coal for power plants is allotted by the union government and he pointed out that letters have been written to the Government of India of the problems faced in the coal supply. Roza thermal power plant, he said, was given to the state by the present day government.
Mr. Yadav further said that it was the endeavour of the state government that communal harmony prevails in the state and special attention was being paid to this. He lauded the role of media in a democracy and sought their support in developmental work. During his visit, the Chief Minister sought information about law and order and development programmes in the district from officials and gave necessary instructions. Also present on the occasion were public representatives, senior district and government officials.