New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath agreed that his government has failed to fulfill the promise of making the state roads pot-hole free by June 15.
Leading channel ABP News quoted Yogi Adityanath saying,” We did not have money for the roads, because the treasure was empty. Most of the routes have been made pothole-free, but in future after rainy season the remaining roads in the state will be made cradle free.”
According to the reports of PTI, only 60 per cent of the task has been accomplished till date. Talking to the news agency, Additional Chief Secretary Sadakant said,”Of the total 1,21,034 km roads in the state that were to be made pothole-free by June 15, the target could be met in 73,631-km.”
In his first public appearance on March 25, a week after taking over as the state’s chief minister, Adityanath had declared in Gorakhpur that he has told the PWD officials to ensure that the state roads were made pothole-free by June 15. Adityanath had instructed the officials to make the UP roads pothole-free at a review meeting of PWD. He had also asked the officials to complete all work and projects within the prescribed time frame on a priority basis.
Meanwhile, Yogi Adityanath government which will complete its 100 days in power later this month (June 25) is expected to submit a progress report to the public . If reports are to be believed, a monitoring system has been formed for 73 different departments in the state to submit their 100 days progress report so that it can be presented to the public in the form of a “white paper”.
(With inputs from PTI)