Lucknow: Opening a pandora’s box of offers for the development of the city, the Mayor has announced measures without burdening the public
Under the chairmanship of Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia, the budget of Municipal Corporation Lucknow, 2021-22 for development of the city which amounts to 19 billion 46 crore 82 lakh was unanimously passed.
Reportedly no new tax burden was imposed on the public by Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia.
The largest statue of Laxman will be erected courtesy the Mayor of 151 feet, for which a provision of Rs. 1 crore has been earmarked.
In view of the growing crisis of Corona, the Mayor expressed concern, and fixed a fund of Rs 5 crores for Corona security.
On the occasion of Martyrdom of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh, the Mayor paid tributes to him in the Executive Committee meeting. The Mayor said that during her tenure, the statue of Bhagat Singh has been installed, now on the occasion of Martyrdom day, the statue of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev will be put together in one of the parks in Lucknow.
The budget was laid out for the women’s market fixed in the Mahila Sadan. The women’s market will be built, in which only the women will get a place, and only women will be able to sell.
Budget has meanwhile arranged for urinal and baby feeding centers for women in major big parks.
Taking inspiration from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Catch the Water campaign, the Mayor will be providing 5% rebate in house tax in rainwater harvesting houses to the residents of the Barsha water harvesting scheme.
The mayor has arranged a budget for the 7th pay scale to the teachers of Atal Bihari Vajpayee Municipal Corporation Degree College, along with the planned increase in the salary of the working computer operators working in the Municipal Corporation, the teachers of the executive institution and other working employees in Aminabad Inter College.
A community center will be constructed by identifying the place for Valmiki society, for which a budget of Rs. 50 lakhs was arranged.
Budget was arranged for the construction of 8 rooms and halls in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Municipal Corporation Degree College.
5 crore has been provisioned for the cleaning of large drains for smooth drainage in heavy rains, to maintain proper sanitation, the cleaning of the drains by the health department by the cleaning staff of the respective zones.
A provision of Rs 4 crore has been made for the operation and maintenance of flood pumping stations located in the city.
Furthermore 176 crore rupees will be spent for development works on the construction of drain, road and drain in the city.
And New garbage shops will be constructed at a cost of 2 crores rupees.
1 crore worth of toilets will be built in the city.
36 crore rupees will be spent on solid waste to eliminate garbage piles. 140 crores will be spent on the city’s sanitation system. 11 crore rupees will be spent on medical and maintenance of destitute animals, cows and dogs in the city.
21 crore rupees will be spent on the light illumination.30 crore rupees will be spent for the development and maintenance of city parks. 2 crore rupees will be spent on building compost pit in the parks.
Kalyan Mandap will be made with a sanctioned 150 crores rupees. 10 lakh rupees will be spent on disposal of unclaimed dead bodies. 30 lakh rupees will be spent on building and repairing the new cremation ghats.
3 crore rupees will be spent on repairing the zonal offices of the Municipal Corporation and making the hall of the House like an assembly.
Fencing will be made to protect the vacant land of the Municipal Corporation from occupation, for this, 2 crore rupees will be spent.
Vending zones will be created from Rs 2 crore to settle the poor vendors of the city. And new parking will be built from Rs 8 crores.
5 crore rupees will be spent for getting the work done on the instructions given by the Court and the Vidhan Sabha Committee.
80 crore will be spent on pension of municipal employees and 1 crore on computerization work of the municipal corporation.
The Mayor will spend 16 crore 35 lakhs on education and Rs 16 crore 35 lakh will be spent on the education of needy students by Mayor Sanyukta Bhatia. Along with this, construction work will also be done in schools with a cost of Rs 4 crore. A library and museum will also be built at a cost of Rs 5 lakh.