Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today launched a slew of initiatives for projects worth Rs 1,078 crore. During the launch, he alleged that some forces were conspiring to reject the works of the SP regime and said they would be given a befitting reply.
Akhilesh laid the foundation stone of projects worth Rs 1,078 crore here and health centres at a cost of Rs 74 crore. He also launched a mobile phone scheme for Asha bahus, auxiliary nurse midwifes and in-charge health officers and distributed cell phones to 27 health staff.
Appreciating the health, medical and family welfare department, Akhilesh said it has made remarkable progress in redressing the problems and grievances within short tenure of the government. Stating that health and education were two parameters of development of a state and country, he said 500 seats were added in MBBS course in the state and 108 Samajwadi ambulance was started.
He also said that measures were being taken to set up cancer institute and the IT city. Akhilesh said schemes were being formulated and implemented for the welfare and upliftment of farmers, workers, minorities and women too.
The market is considered the largest cloth market in Asia and it houses a number of textile units and factories.