Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, while addressing the concluding session of UP-Dexpo 2018 on CSA ground on Friday, said the state government was committed to the economic uplift of UP and thus to bring in economic development and investment the present government had girded up its loins to not only improve the law and order but set up a conducive and safe environment so that investors could invest in the state. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was also eager to ensure the economic development of UP and thus the state had been chosen for the Defence Corridor. He added that the work in that direction had already taken off and the bhoomi pujan would be performed in January 2019. He said every effort would be made to solve and settle issues linked to the prestigious project.
He pointed out with the Defence Corridor in the pipeline the entire world was looking to UP which was about to metamorphose into a developed and progressive state. He said top business houses were eager to invest in the state. He assured investors of security and safety and added the government was committed to providing a conducive environment to entrepreneurs and safeguard their financial interests. He said Single Window System had been introduced to facilitate the quick establishment of the Defence Corridor. He declared that the corridor would bring in financial progress and there would be great employment opportunities.
He said the UP government had organised a UP Summit in February 2018 in which Rs 468,000 crore was ratified. He said Dexpo-2018 would greatly benefit Kanpur-Bundelkhand region and thus the segment was on the threshold of economic progress once the Defence Corridor became functional. He said this mega event had emerged to be one of the most remarkable events to channelise efforts being made for making UP Defence Corridor a ground reality.
Later, Yogi also made a surprise visit to Galla Mandi where he personally interacted with the farmers and assured them that they would not get less than what the support price had been fixed by the UP government. He warned the entry of middleman and directed officials and farmers to ensure they eliminated the role of middlemen so that the benefits could be availed by them. He warned officials of strict action in case there was any victimisation of farmers. UP Industrial Development Minister Satish Mahana, Satya Dev Pachauri and all MPs and MLAs were present along with office-bearers of the party.