The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Ms. Mayawati ji directed the officers to ensure that the various schemes being carried out for the integrated development of Varanasi were completed on war-footing. She directed them to complete the Pandeypur and Chauka Ghat under-construction flyover by March 2011. She set May 2011 deadline for the completion of laying of sewer and pipe-lines works.
Hon’ble Chief Minister ji directed the officers related with the departments like Jal Nigam, Housing Development, Energy, Public Works etc to ensure that projects related with their respective departments, being carried out in Varanasi, were completed at quick pace as all of them were related with the urban infrastructure. She also asked them to focus on the quality of the construction works. She directed them to ensure that the people
faced no difficulty because of the implementation of these schemes.
The Hon’ble Chief Minister ji gave these orders, when the Chairman U.P. State Advisory Council Mr. Satish Chandra Mishra apprised her of the inferences of his spot verification of the various development works being carried out in Varanasi. It may be recalled that in December 2008 Hon’ble Chief Minister Ms. Mayawati ji had laid foundation of various development works to ensure all round development of Varanasi city. It may be recalled that Hon’ble Chief Minister ji, during a high level review meeting of law and order and development works held on 27 November last, had elaborated on the steps being taken by the State Government for the phased development of cities. She had authorised Mr. Mishra to review the progress of various schemes being implemented by the State Government for the betterment of necessary infrastructure facilities of various cities. She had also directed the Chairman of the State Advisory Council to visit various cities and conduct spot verification and extensive review of various schemes to ensure quality in the construction works as the same were being carried out for strengthening of infrastructure facilities of the cities. She had also directed him to ask the officers to ensure that the projects were completed in a time bound manner.
Following these directives of the Hon’ble Chief Minister, the Chairman of State Advisory Council Mr. Mishra visited Varanasi and made inspection of Trans Varuna Sewerage Yojana, Diversion of Nagwa Nullah, Pandeypur and Chauka Ghat Flyover. Afterwards, he held a review meeting with senior officers related to various projects and apprised them about the directives of the Hon’ble Chief Minister. She said that the Hon’ble Chief Minister had given
the directives to complete different development works on priority basis. Expressing concern over the cleanliness of the city, the Hon’ble Chief Minister had given strict directives to Nagar Nigam to ensure proper cleanliness. On the occasion of Varanasi visit, the State Advisory Council
Chairman garlanded the statue of Sant Guru Ravidas ji set up in Sant Ravidas Park. He also gathered information regarding the facilities being made available at different Ghats. It may be recalled that Mr. Satish Chandra Mishra would review the progress of different development works tomorrow on
December 15, 2010 in Allahabad, foundation of which had been laid by the Hon’ble Chief Minister ji.
Principal Secretary to C.M. Mr. R.P. Singh, Principal Secretary P.W.D. Mr. Ravindra Singh, Principal Secretary Urban Development Mr. Alok Ranjan, Commissioner, DM and other senior officers were present during the visit of Varanasi by Mr. Mishra.