Uttar Pradesh State Capital Region will be formed on the lines of NCR.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath- India TV Hindi News
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Highlights

  • ‘UPSCR’ to be formed on the lines of NCR
  • Plan to include Lucknow and surrounding districts
  • Chief Minister sought proposal for second phase of Lucknow Metro

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, during a video conferencing at his official residence on Friday, asked officials to work out a plan to set up an ‘Uttar Pradesh State Capital Region’ on the lines of the NCR. During this, CM Yogi reviewed the Housing and Urban Planning Department, Housing Development Council and all urban development authorities and gave necessary guidelines. CM Yogi said that while deciding the development projects, keep in mind the situation of the next 50 years. The master plan should contain a complete blueprint of the planned development. Town planner should be posted in every development authority/urban body.

These districts will be included in the state capital region

Chief Minister Yogi said during the meeting that people from different cities want to come here and make their permanent residence. The pressure of population is increasing in the neighboring districts as well and there are complaints of unplanned development at times. In such a situation, keeping in view the future requirement, ‘Uttar Pradesh State Capital Region’ should be formed on the lines of National Capital Region (NCR). Lucknow as well as Unnao, Sitapur, Rae Bareli, Barabanki, Kanpur Nagar and Kanpur Dehat can be included in this state capital region. The CM said that after studying and discussing all the dimensions, a detailed action plan should be presented at the earliest.

Zero tolerance policy against land mafia
Not only this, in the important meeting, Yogi Adityanath said that with the policy of zero tolerance against the land mafia in the authorities and urban bodies, the period of strictest action will continue continuously. Every complaint of illegal possession of land, be it government or private, should be taken swiftly with full sensitivity. He said that in Uttar Pradesh, the possession of the domineering over the house of a poor cannot be accepted at all. All authorities, local bodies should ensure that illegal settlements/residential colonies are not allowed to settle anywhere under any circumstances. Every colony should have all the necessary facilities.

Ayodhya will be developed as Solar City
Yogi Adityanath said that the plan to develop Ayodhya as a solar city should be worked out expeditiously. This effort will give a special identity to Ayodhya on the global stage. The whole world will get a great message of energy conservation from Ayodhya. He instructed, works related to murals, artwork, Ram Katha gallery, open air theater at historical places should be completed on time. Cultural mapping of Ramayana tradition should be done. Similarly, action should be taken to get the Ramayana gallery constructed on Ram Van Gaman Path.

City development plan for these cities
Not only this, CM Yoga directed that the city development plan of Lucknow, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Moradabad, Saharanpur, Jhansi, Mathura, Bareilly, Meerut, Agra, Chitrakoot, Varanasi, Prayagraj should be prepared. There should be no delay in preparation of urban logistics plans for Ghaziabad, Prayagraj, Agra, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi and Meerut under the Leeds – 2021 policy.

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