Lucknow: State’s Urban Development and Energy Minister AK Sharma virtually inaugurated 114 development works worth more than Rs 24.53 crore of 10 bodies under 10 districts. Along with this, keys of houses were also handed over to 3871 beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) in 07 districts as a symbol.
On this occasion, he instructed the executive officers of all these bodies to make the benefits of the dedicated works available to the public at the earliest and to complete whatever development works are in the pipeline.
At the same time, he gave his heartiest congratulations and best wishes to the respected people of all bodies. He said that the state government is trying to improve the standard of living of the citizens by making them comfortable.
Urban Development Minister AK Sharma participated virtually in the inauguration program organized in 10 districts from Jal Nigam’s Field Hostel, Lucknow. He dedicated the works to the public and handed over the keys to the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
In this programme, 53 works including community toilets, funerals were done in Sonbhadra’s Pipri Nagar Panchayat at a cost of Rs 476.87 lakh. Municipal Council of Balrampur, 12 works including Kanha Gaushala at a cost of Rs 377.56 lakh, 10 works including office of Nagar Panchayat Daranagar Kadham of Kaushambi at a cost of Rs 353.96 lakh, Municipal Council of Maharajganj including meeting hall at Siswa Bazar.
In 09 works at a cost of Rs. 237.05 lakh, 09 works including office in Nagar Panchayat Rampur of Jaunpur were constructed at a cost of Rs. 236.59 lakh.
He told that similarly, 06 works including community center in Sambhal Nagar Panchayat Sirsi at a cost of Rs 188.36 lakh, 06 works including community center in Mirzapur’s Municipal Council Ahraura at a cost of Rs 89.71 lakh, Badaun’s Municipal Council Ujhani Construction work of 04 works including Aerobic Drum Compost Plant at a cost of Rs.165.36 lakh, 04 works including office in Nagar Panchayat Banthara of Lucknow at a cost of Rs.180.37 lakh and construction work of office at a cost of Rs.147.86 lakh in Nagar Panchayat Pakaria of Pilibhit district Got it done In this way, a total of 114 works were completed and dedicated to the public at a total cost of Rs 2453.69 lakh.
Shri AK Sharma today handed over keys to total 3871 beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban in 07 districts. In this, house keys were provided to 115 beneficiaries in Balrampur, 35 in Lucknow, 2019 in Mirzapur, 400 in Sambhal, 547 in Badaun, 115 in Jaunpur and 640 in Maharajganj district.
On this occasion, the Urban Development Minister has instructed the officers of all the urban bodies to work diligently towards improving the urban life and provide better facilities to the people. He said that special attention should be paid to regular cleanliness in the cities. To protect people from communicable diseases, dengue, malaria, chikungunya, continue fogging, spraying of antilarvae and sprinkling of lime and bleaching powder at waterlogged places regularly. He asked to keep the roads of the cities clean and to complete the pothole filling and patching work in a quality manner at the earliest. He asked to use more and more machines and new techniques to complete the works with quality and timeliness.
He also specially asked the Jal Nigam officials to fix the roads dug for laying water pipes, so that people do not face any problem in commuting. Along with this, instructions were also given to regularly check the drinking water supply, so that people can get relief from stomach related diseases and it can also be stopped immediately after getting dirty water.
Secretary Urban Development Ranjan Kumar, Director Urban Body Neha Sharma, Director SUDA Yashu Rustagi and other officers of the department were present in the meeting.