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Yogi Adityanath to chair second Cabinet meet today – 24-hour power supply, Gorakhpur metro project on agenda

Yogi Adityanath to chair second Cabinet meet today – 24-hour power supply, Gorakhpur metro project on agenda

7Lucknow: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will on Tuesday chair the second cabinet meeting of his government, which comes nearly a week after the first one took place.
The meeting will begin at the Lok Bhawan at 11.00 am.
Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, who is not in the city, will not attend the meeting. It is expected that “metro rail project” for Gorakhpur and “Power For All” schemes among others may be passed by the Yogi cabinet today.
Yogi cabinet may also bring ordinance for farmers and especially sugarcane farmers. A discussion over new mining laws is likely to take place during the meeting.
The BJP government is also likely to get a Cabinet nod for removal of the word Samajwadi from all the previous schemes of the Samajwadi Party government.
In the first meeting Yogi Adityanath took a series of decisions, including the loan waiver for farmers of the state. In his brief tenure so far, Adityanath has made it clear he will take bold yet calculative steps. A lot is expected from the second cabinet meeting.
In the last cabinet meeting Yogi Adityanath had announced that loans worth Rs 30,729 crore of 2.15 crore small and marginalised farmers who had taken crop loan up to Rs 1 lakh, have been waived off. Along with this Rs 5630 crore of NPA of 7 lakh farmers will be also be written off.
Secondly, no more illegal slaughter houses will be allowed to be set up in Uttar Pradesh. However, he categorically said that those will legal houses won’t be harassed.
The Yogi Cabinet has also approved the proposal to buy 100% wheat crop of farmers across the state. 5000 wheat procurement centres in the state, to be monitored by the agriculture ministers.
In the first stage itself, 80 lakh metric tonne wheat will be purchased from farmers. Farmers to get Rs 10 more than minimum support price per quintal.
The decision to continue with anti-Romeo squads was made as they are doing good jobs. These squads have been formed so that the women in the ladies do not face harassed by anybody. Those found guilty will be severally dealt with. Action will be taken against cops if their are found to be guilty of any wrong-doing.
CM Adityanath has formed a committee of ministers. They will visit different states to study their industrial policies
Meanwhile, key developmental projects of the previous Samajwadi Party and BSP governments have come under the scanner of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who has ordered several probes to ascertain if funds were misused.

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