Showing his displeasure over the functioning of Uttar Pradesh Rajkiya Nirman Nigam (UPRNN), Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath warned that it could be blacklisted if construction of buildings was not completed within the stipulated time.
He also said that the construction of five new medical colleges should be completed by October 31.
The Chief Minister said there was a big question mark over the functioning of UPRNN and Construction and Design Services of UP Jal Nigam.
“The Nirman Nigam will be blacklisted and its officials will go behind bars,” he said, adding that the new medical colleges in Basti, Ayodhya, Shahjahanpur, Firozabad, Bahraich scheduled to be completed in the first phase should be ready by October 31.
The Chief Minister’s remarks came during a review meeting of Medical Education Department here on Monday.
“Between August 15 and 20, I will visit any of these medical colleges and personally see the progress of ongoing work. If the progress is not as expected, I will take stern action,” he said.
The Chief Minister said that officials on key posts should not be deployed for one or two months as then they had no accountability.
“Whosoever is deployed in important positions, give them full term. The project manager of the organisation should be at the place where he is posted and not in Lucknow,” he said.
The Chief Minister directed the Principal Secretary (PWD) to strengthen the functioning of the institutions and ensure timely completion of whatever work was given to the. “If necessary, audit their e-tendering system,” he said.
The Chief Minister asked officials to make minutes of the decisions taken in review meetings and regularly review them. He said the Chief Minister’s secretariat should also review the progress of work every 15 days and serve notice if the progress was not as expected.
“If the work does not speed up even after the notice, take stern action against the organisation,” he said.
Regarding electrification of five medical colleges, the Chief Minister said that the quality of work of the Power department was not good and it should take note of it. He said the lines that were suffering losses should be given to private companies.
“Corruption in the department will not be tolerated. Investigation against some engineers will be conducted,” he said.
The Chief Minister directed the Principal Secretary (Power) to post vigilance team in every district and take action against big fishes. He also questioned the co-ordination between various departments and directed that all departments should jointly make a comprehensive plan regarding implementation of a scheme.
“Work should not be delayed in the name of formalities. If you cannot take decisions then there is no need to be in the field,” he said.
Medical Education Minister Ashutosh Tandon, Chief Secretary Anup Chandra Pandey, Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister and Principal Secretary of the departments concerned, representatives of the executive body were present in the meeting.