He then directed the officials to prepare an action plan to immediately construct a grand riverfront along the Ganga, besides expeditious implementation of 'Namami Gange'.
At the meeting, Adityanath reviewed the development projects of Kanpur division comprising Kanpur Nagar, Kanpur Dehat, Kannauj, Farrukhabad, Auraiya and Etawah through video conferencing.
There are 30 mega projects with a cost of over Rs 50 crore each in the division. Uttat Pradesh Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Sahi and Panchayati Raj Minister Shri Bhupendra Chaudhary along with all the public representatives of the division were present in the meeting.
The chief minister had interacted with them and received direct feedback about the development works in their respective constituencies.
He said that the purpose of his divisional meetings is to have an interaction with the public representatives and ensure timely and qualitative completion of development projects.
Adityanath said that the public representatives should be consulted about development projects and if they are ignored, it will entail action.
He also asked to speed up Smart City projects and Metro project in Kanpur and pointed out that the under-construction Bundelkhand Expressway will pass through Etawah and Auraiya districts of the division.
The chief minister directed the officials to start construction work on Kanpur Dehat Medical College.
"The delay is not good," he remarked.
He also asked to reduce COVID-19 death rate in Farrukhabad district and wondered that there is no Level-2 Covid hospital in Farrukhabad and directed that every bed in the hospitals should have an oxygen supply.
The chief minister said that Kanpur continues to be COVID-19 hotspot and the next six months are still crucial.
He asserted that the money meant for development should not be used elsewhere otherwise it will invite stringent action from the government.
(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)
Business Standard has always strived hard to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that are of interest to you and have wider political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering have only made our resolve and commitment to these ideals stronger. Even during these difficult times arising out of Covid-19, we continue to remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and incisive commentary on topical issues of relevance.
We, however, have a request.
As we battle the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more, so that we can continue to offer you more quality content. Our subscription model has seen an encouraging response from many of you, who have subscribed to our online content. More subscription to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of offering you even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practise the journalism to which we are committed.
Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.