Talking about provision for funds for the city’s development, the UP CM that in the supplementary budget of the Uttar Pradesh government, we have made a provision of Rs 8,000 crore to build a land bank between Kanpur and Jhansi
The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gifted 272 development projects worth Rs 388 crore to Kanpur. He also said that in the recent supplementary budget, the state government has made a provision of Rs 8,000 crore to build a land bank between Kanpur and Jhansi.
Yogi inaugurated these projects at the Prabudhjan Sammelan at Kanpur on Friday. Addressing the gathering, Yogi said that Kanpur was earlier referred to as the ‘Manchester of North India’. It served as a major source of employment for people in Uttar Pradesh as well as North India. The CM added that the closure of several industries in the city during the 1970’s and the 1980’s led to underdevelopment of the city and the present government is all set to develop the city with all modern amenities.
Issuing a stern warning to any criminals or antisocial elements in UP, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the traffic system of 18 cities is being linked to ICCC and CCTV cameras are being installed at every crossing in these cities. This will ensure a safer environment and better law and order management.
The Chief Minister also released the Kanpur Smart City Coffee Table Book on the occasion. Yogi said that Kanpur is advancing towards becoming a city with modern amenities under the Smart City Mission. Efforts are being made to connect Kanpur via air route and the city will soon have its own airport. He added that the second and third phases of the Kanpur Metro Rail project will also be completed soon.
Talking about the provision for funds for the city’s development, Yogi said, "In the supplementary budget of the Uttar Pradesh government, we have made a provision of Rs 8,000 crore to build a land bank between Kanpur and Jhansi," in reference to the expansion of modern facilities in Kanpur."
He also handed over documents and certificates to beneficiaries of various government schemes. The CM informed that so far more than 25,000 poor people have got houses in Kanpur, in which 14,000 have been provided in the city and 11,000 in the rural areas. Today, under the guidance of Modi ji, interest free loans are being provided to street vendors.