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Varanasi: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reviewed the progress in 123 on-going development projects worth Rs 9,175.77 crore in the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency on Sunday evening.
The CM said that new milestones of development is being set in Kashi, which is emerging fast on global canvas. After reviewing the progress in all on-going projects, the CM asked the officials to ensure that all projects are completed in scheduled time maintaining the quality and initiating all safety measures.
Divisional commissioner Deepak Agrawal, district magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma and other officials concerned informed the CM that 10 projects worth Rs 137.87 crore have already been completed in January while 14 projects of Rs 201.69 crore will complete by February end and 28 projects worth Rs 1,166.65 crores, including Rudraksh International Convention Centre being built with the cooperation of Japan, will complete by March end.
December end is the deadline of 59 projects worth Rs 4,470.59 crore, they said adding that the remaining 12 projects of Rs 3,198.97 crore will be completed in 2022, said the officials.
The national highway widening projects including Varanasi-Jaunpur (part of Lucknow highway), Varanasi-Ghazipur and Varanasi-Azamgarh will complete in June and July, they said adding that the widening of Bhikharipur road up to NH-2 will complete in two months while rail over bridge on Kapsethi-Bhadohi road will complete by June end.
The CM also sought details of progress in the Kashi Vishwanath Dham (corridor) project, which will complete in August as well as other projects including laying of lines for piped gas supply, CNG stations, parking zones, hospital, hostel, residential, educational institutions buildings and ghat beautification.
Earlier, the CM’s chopper landed at Amini village in Sevapuri, the first model block of the country, where Yogi took stock of the Arogya Mela (health fair). He said that such fairs are enabling rural masses to avail better health facilities near their homes.
A class-III boy Ansh Yadav surprised the CM by telling him names of all the 75 districts of UP fluently. Ansh answered correctly on being asked the meaning of ‘I love colours’ written on his text book. Later his teachers asked him to tell names of all the districts on which the CM asked him to tell the name of the district he dwells in. But, the little boy not only told the names of 75 districts in one go but also brought the CM’s appreciation for the standard of education maintained by the primary school of this model block.
The CM also took stock of Anganadi, primary school campus, panchayat bhavan, health centre and infrastructure related works in the village and said that qualitative changes are visible. He also performed the rituals of Godbharai and Annaprashan before leaving for the city and asked the women to consume vegetables and fruits and also to cultivate vegetables at their homes. Important among others the UP minister Nelkanth Tiwari also accompanied the CM.
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