UP govt to frame new agri, industrial policies

Setting up the development agenda of the state, the Uttar Pradesh government today said it would frame new agriculture and industrial policies and expand e-governance services, an official spokesman said here.

Besides, the government has set a revenue realisation target of Rs 73,000 crore for this fiscal, he said.

After deliberations at top level development, the agenda has been finalised in which 100 points related to agriculture, power, industry, education, medical and health, infrastructure and social welfare have been included, he said.

For speedy development and to make schemes effective, proposals and suggestions have been invited from the departments concerned.

The spokesman said the government would frame new agricultural policy to increase production.

The existing agriculture policy was framed in the year 2005, which would be reviewed and a new policy would be framed accordingly, he said.

Similarly, new policies would be framed for horticulture, food processing and integrated development of potato farming.

To create industrial atmosphere in the state and speedy development of industries a new policy would also be framed by the government.

The spokesman said that last time industrial policy was framed in 2004, which would be reviewed and a new policy would be framed.

As per the agenda construction and maintenance of roads on public private partnership model would be promoted.

On this basis expressway between Agra and Lucknow and northern peripheral road would be constructed.

He said that effective steps would be taken to construct an international stadium at Lucknow and international airports at Kushinagar and Agra.

On power front while under-construction generation units would be completed efforts would be made to set up new units on priority basis.

Under this Jawaharpur, Anpara D, Harduaganj extension, Panki and Obra C thermal projects would be completed.

Besides, a new generation policy based on solar power would be framed and implemented.

To ensure that the agenda was implemented as per the intentions of the government a quarterly review of points incorporated would be done by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Besides, chief secretary would also review progress of the agenda on monthly basis.

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