Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mr. Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday announced the construction of a bridge in Seepri Bazaar in Jhansi, extension of the Jhansi Development Authority and development of the Laxmi Taal as a tourist spot. He also announced a grant of Rs. 1.5 crore for the beautification of the government park Narayan Bagh. The CM also announced the inclusion of the Jal Vihar festival in the State Festival list and construction of a bridge in Mauranipur.
The Chief Minister made these announcements while addressing the gathering after distributing the unemployment allowance cheques and inaugurating the Kanya Viday Dhan scheme. The Chief Minister gave away the unemployment allowance cheques to 4526 unemployed youth and the Kanya Vidya Dhan to 1530 girls.
Saying that his government was committed to the development of the Bundelkhand and announced that to upgrade and extend facilities at the Rani Laxmibai medical college required posts would be created, wards and the PG hostel would be repaired. The Chief Minister also directed officials to get an astro turf at the Dhyanchand stadium and to expedite the work on the swimming pool.
Mr. Yadav also laid the foundation stone for four (33x11 KV) sub-stations to be built at a cost of Rs. 18.78 crore in the four tehsils of the district. Under the funds granted Rs. 382 lakh were for tehsil Month sub-station, Rs. 450 lakh for Mauranipur, Rs. 481 lakh for Tahrauli and Rs. 565 lakh for the Garautha sub-station. The Chief Minister also asked officials to complete the work in the stipulated time of one year.
He assured the people that funds would not be a problem in the way of development. He informed the gathering of the Kanya Vidya Dhan scheme to encourage the gril child into higher studies and added that the government had announced a new industrial policy and a conducive environment for investment was being created, as a result of which UP will grow and job opportunities would be created.
On the occasion, Rs. 4.59 crore worth cheques were given to 1530 beneficiaries under the Kanya Vidya Dhan scheme and cheques worth Rs 55 lakh 88 thousand distributed to 4526 unemployed youth. The Chief Minister said that the government, besides construction of Mandi was also going to begin work on 'Apna Bazaar' scheme in Jhansi, so that the farmers are benefitted. Farmers would be allocated shops here. The CM also gave away a tractor to Madan Gopal under the Kisan Mandi Aawak Yojna of the Mandi Parishad.
Recounting the glorious history and culture of Bundelkhand the Chief Minister said that through camps in the region a harmonious environment had been created in the entire state. He also said that work on the medical college at Jalaun would begin again. On his arrival the Chief Minister was warmly welcomed and students from different schools presented a cultural programme before him.
Interacting with the media at the circuit house after the function, the Chief Minister said that the state government was working to ensure that the operational power producing units ran at their optimum. In this context only, the Chief Minister visited the Parischa power plant. The CM also said that food grain storage capacity in the state was also being enhanced.
Also present on the occasion were Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Waqar Ahmad Shah, Minister of State for Labour and Employment Mr. Shahid Manzoor, MP's, legislators, dignitaries, officials and beneficiaries of the government schemes.