News Desk, Amar Ujala, Lucknow
Published by: Pankaj Srivastava
Updated Wed, 15 Sep 2021 08:07 PM IST
Yogi said that under the scheme, every person will get a chance to participate in the development of villages. The government will give 50 percent amount for development works while 50 percent amount will be given to the person concerned.
CM Yogi Adityanath.
– Photo: Amar Ujala.
Addressing the program, the Chief Minister has asked the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj to submit a detailed action plan for the formal launch of Mathrubhumi Yojana. He said that this work can be done better and faster by taking the cooperation of resourceful people of the society for the development of villages. He said that Uttar Pradesh Mathrubhumi Yojana can be a good effort in this direction. He said that health centers, Anganwadis, libraries, stadiums, gymnasiums, open gyms, cattle breed improvement centers, fire service stations, installation of CCTVs for smart villages, development of funeral sites, solar lights and STP for sewerage in villages, he said. Local people can participate in the establishment of the plant. He said that through the scheme, the person concerned would be able to take full benefit of the project by paying half of the total cost.
There should be competition among three tier panchayats for development works.
The Chief Minister asked to organize a special competition for healthy competition for the betterment of Panchayats. Their innovations should be rewarded by holding competitions between Gram Panchayats at Kshetra Panchayat level, Kshetra Panchayats at district level and Zilla Panchayats at the state level. The Chief Minister also encouraged the Panchayats to give a model of sustainable development.
The Chief Minister said that Uttar Pradesh is the first state to use Full Depth Reclamation method in PMGSY. As a pilot project, roads are being constructed with FDR technology in Azamgarh and Jaunpur district panchayats. The Chief Minister also interacted with the District Panchayat President of Jaunpur, Ram Naresh of Barabanki and Parashuram of Rae Bareli, the beneficiaries of PM Gramin Sadak Yojana.
Get physical verification done for construction works
The Chief Minister said that he is aware of the district panchayats doing good work. He also warned against delay in payment of dues to the contractors without any concrete reason. The CM also directed the District Panchayat Presidents to conduct physical verification of the construction works. Rural Development Minister Rajendra Pratap Singh, Panchayati Raj Minister Bhupendra Singh Chaudhary, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Upendra Tiwari and Minister of State Anand Swarup also addressed the function.
government gave a gift
Rural Development Minister Rajendra Pratap Singh said that under PMGSY-3, the construction work of 6,208.45 km long 886 rural roads at a cost of Rs 4,130.27 crore has been started. He said that the renovation work of 692 rural roads of 1,930 km length at a cost of Rs.155 crore was inaugurated. He said that 509 rural roads of 537.82 km long were inaugurated at a cost of Rs 195.07 crore to be constructed under the hot mix method under district panchayats. Layed the foundation stone of 14 rural roads of 48.62 km length at a cost of 33.75 crores to be constructed under the hot mix method under the district panchayats.