IT City project of Lucknow very important for development of the state
HCL will begin IT City in October 2016 using special pre-fab technique
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has said that the IT City project in Lucknow was of prime importance for development of the state and added that while on one hand this would lead to major opportunities of jobs and employment-centric training, it would also lead to large-scale investment. The chief minister also desired that the IT City project is completed as soon as possible.
Mr. Yadav made these observations during a meeting with HCL Founder and chairman of the Shiv Nadar Foundation, Mr Shiv Nadar, at his official residence. It may be pointed out here that the IT City project of the state government is being executed by HCL.
Mr. Shiv Nadar assured the Chief Minister that keeping in mind the priority of the state government, special pre-fab technique would be used to complete the IT City project by October 2016. In the first phase, as many as a thousand people will get employment through the project. He also added that while executing the project, quality would be accorded toppriority.
With regards to discharge of its social responsibilities, the Shiv Nadar Foundation is conducting ‘Project Samuday’in Hardoi district’s selected villages, Mr Shiv Nadar apprised the Chief Minister that work was being done to usher in comprehensive development in these villages. This would include special focus on education, health, sustainence, clean potable water and basic infrastructure.
A work list has been prepared on this five parameters work is being done to ensure job-centric training for increase in income of the rural people, arranging for clean drinking water, ensuring availability of toilets and power to all families and bringing within reach of the people primary health facilities. Also present during the meeting were MP Mrs Dimple Yadav, principal secretary (rural development) Mr Deepak Trivedi, specials secretary to the CM; Mr JS Naveen Kumar and senior representatives of HCL and Shiv Nadar Foundation.