Villages, poor, backward and farmers are being benefited through various welfare schemes : Akhilesh Yadav
24 hours power supply in cities and 18 hours in villages by 2016
Chief Minister inaugurates late Maharaja Smriti Kanya Degree College at Auraiyya
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav has said that the state government was doing a lot of work for girls education and added that the poor, backward, farmers and villages were being benefited from various welfare schemes being undertaken by the state. He further said that the government will not leave any stone unturned to ensure through new schemes that power, water, road, education and health facilities were given to the people of the state.
The Chief Minister was speaking at the inaugural function of late Maharaj Smriti Girls Degree College at Auraiyya. He said opening up of a degree college in such backward area would enable girls to pursue higher education and they would be able to avail facilities like cities and towns. Mr. Yadav underlines how the state government had endeavoured to take care of the poor and the needy through Samajwadi pension scheme wherein all the poor will be given the benefits of these schemes. Pointing out that the Samajwadi government always thought about the welfare of the poor, he informed that the state government was providing homes under the Lohia Housing scheme costing Rs. 1.60 lakh to the rural poor in which electricity would be supplied through solar power. The Chief Minister also added that the government was working to minimize price rise and said that in the next three years comprehensive development will take place in all backward villages and there will no dearth of funds for development.
He also stated that a lot of employment schemes were being set rolling in police, education and other departments and said that by 2016, all cities will get 24×7 power supply and villages will get 18 hours power supply. Political Pension Minister Mr. Rajendra Chowdhary in his address reiterated the commitment of the state government to improve the lot of the people in the state.
Earlier, the Chief Minister unveiled and garlanded the statue of late Mr. Meherbaan Singh, Pradhan at Tandaiya village in tehsil Bidhoona at the Janta Inter College. Mr. Yadav also met his family members and interacted with the people present, enquired about their problems and asked officials to address them on priority.
Also present on the occasion were State Minister for Secondary Education Mr. Vijay Bahadur Pal, Legislators Mr. Pradeep Yadav and Mr. Pramod Kumar Gupta, students, teachers, district officials and public representatives.