New Delhi: In a major announcement in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the state government will construct affordable houses on land freed from mafia dons in the state and will hand it over to literate classes of the society.
These houses would be allotted to lawyers, teachers and journalists at ‘no profit, no loss’ model, announced Yogi Adityanath while addressing as chief guest at lawyers meet in the city.
CM said that before his government, the mafias ruled the roost but now their illegal properties are being bulldozed.
“We will build affordable houses on the land freed from their illegal possession. We have asked the Gorakhpur Development Authority in this regard and now I am asking Prayagraj Development Authority to build multi-storeyed housing colonies. It will please journalists, lawyers and teachers and at the same time, evolve a new model of the development,” he said.
He reminded that his government has provided houses to 30 lakh rural poor and over 14 lakh urban poor.
“We transferred money into the jandhan accounts during Covid crisis and that too without any discrimination and partiality,” he claimed adding ” we gave power connection to 24 lakh people on the basis of 2012 list without even looking at the religion or caste of the beneficiary.”
CM Yogi also assured of hospital facilities in the High Court while declaring that a National Law University will be established in Prayagraj.
Chief Minister thanked the state machinery and its team work to wage a decisive war against Covid. He said that the Covid Management by his government has won many admirers for its model.
“It was our team work that we could reduce the number of active corona cases from 68,000 to less than 18,000 even as Uttar Pradesh has already become the state with most Covid testings,” he pointed out.
He said now the Covid vaccine is likely to be available by next month and the government will ensure it reaches every person in an organised manner.
He said that the state is also moving ahead to become ‘atma nirbhar’ Uttar Pradesh and it will be possible by promoting our traditional products. ” how the local artisans displayed and sold their products during Diwali and how we managed to do away with Chinese dependence in terms of various festival requirements is an indication of the things to come. A simple potter from Gorakhpur alone sold terracotta articles worth Rs 8 lakh ,” CM Yogi said.