LUCKNOW || Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday announced that the name of the under-construction Mughal Museum in Agra will be changed to Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum. He made it clear that his government always nurtured the nationalist ideology and anything which smacks of subservient mentality will be done away with. "How can Mughals be our heroes?" he pointed out saying the very name of Shivaji will invoke a feeling of nationalism and self-esteem.
The CM directed to complete remaining works in Agra Smart City Project and asserted that this project is among the priorities of his government and should be taken up with the same urgency. He sounded happy over Agra getting second ranking at the national level and first among other Smart Cities in Uttar Pradesh in a recent ranking survey.
He also asked to expedite the Metro and Airport projects of Agra and said that no project should suffer due to want of money and he would personally speak to the Centre if any requirement of money arises. He said that the AMRUT and JNNURM schemes should also be given impetus.
The CM was apprised that out of a total 19 works under Agra Smart City project, 4 have been completed while 15 are in progress. The time-line of every work is prepared and all these works will be completed by August ,2021, the CM was informed.
Adityanath was on Monday reviewing the projects worth over Rs 10 crore and other mega developmental projects of Agra division comprising Agra, Firozabad, Mainpuri and Mathura districts.
Both the Deputy CMs Keshav Parasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma along with Rural Development Minister Moti Singh were also present in the meeting conducted through Video Conferencing. The CM also interacted with the public representatives present in the Video Conferencing.
He also received feedback from other public representatives and officials about the development work in the division.
His attention was drawn towards the drinking water problem in the region to which he responded positively and immediately asked the officials to prepare a proposal by consulting public representatives and the concerned agencies.
At present, there are a total of 22 ongoing projects over Rs 50 crore each. Out of these 11 projects are in Agra, 5 in Firozabad, 4 in Mathura and 2 in Mainpuri.