Considering the existing infrastructure, among the regions proposed for defence parks, Kanpur tops the list, to be followed by Aligarh, Agra, Varanasi and Gautam Budh Nagar, said officials.
Addressing a programme during the Rasotsav festival, Adityanath said, “Earlier, there was shortage of funds. People did not want to give money. People used to be afraid when there was talk of Ayodhya… people are scared when there is talk of Mathura.”
“I assure the investors that UP is the best possible investment destination. The law-and-order situation is excellent,” Yogi Adityanath said, while addressing the valedictory function of the Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit.
“There were glaring discrepancies in the investigation of the video evidence of the hate speech by Adityanath, yet the petition has been dismissed,”Farman Naqvi, counsel for the petitioners, said.
Nirmala Sitharaman said the atmosphere in Uttar Pradesh in the past 20-25 years did not give any encouragement to industry.
Mukesh Ambani said India cannot rise without 22 crore people of UP rising. Having invested Rs 20,000 crore in the state through Jio in the past, Ambani said Jio will invest another Rs 10,000 crore in UP over the next three years.
PM Modi said that Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken the state from ‘negativity’ to ‘positivity’.
“Potential coupled with policy, planning, performance can lead to progress in the state,” PM Narendra Modi said, lauding the new policy ‘One district One Product’ of the Yogi Adityanath government and said that it could prove to be the game changer for the state.
Uttar Pradesh Investors’ Summit 2018 highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be innaugurate the summit. “The government is organising this for the betterment of the public. Through this event, UP will get an opportunity to change its image,” CM Yogi Adityanath had said.
Uttar Pradesh bye-elections: Parties target Brahmin, Nishad and Muslim voters in Gorakhpur, pitch Patel vs Patel in Phulpur.
For the BJP, Gorakhpur assumes significance as it is the bastion of Adityanath, who has represented it in Lok Sabha five times. Prior to Adityanath, Gorakhpur was thrice represented in the Parliament by his mentor Avaidyanath.
Gorakhnath temple chiefs held seat since 1989, ‘sanghathan’ nominee likely
The Adityanath government which came power last year has faced criticism over the staggering number of police encounters in the state.
Central schemes like Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna (Rural) will receive Rs 11,500 crore as against just Rs 200 crore for the Mukhyamantri Awas Yojna, according to the Budget proposals
The budget laid emphasis on the proposed expressway projects such as Bundelkhand expressway project (Rs 650 crore), Gorakhpur link expressway (Rs 550 crore) and Rs 1,000 crore for Purvanchal expressway.