Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has sought details of civic works, infrastructure projects, functions and work structure of the Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway authorities.
Following orders from the state government, senior officials in the three authorities compiled details and sent it to the UP industrial development department.
The details included the year of setting up of each authority and the objective of these government bodies. Noida was established in 1976 to set up industrial units in then Bulandshahr district, officials mentioned in the letter to UP government. Greater Noida was set up in 1992 and the Yamuna Expressway industrial development authority (YEIDA) in 2002 to boost industrialisation.
The CM had held a meeting with all the principal secretaries in Lucknow on Monday. Rama Raman, the principal secretary, UP industrial development department, sought the details from the three authorities.
“We have provided details on under-construction projects such as the metro, underpasses, bridges across Yamuna and housing projects. We had received a fax seeking a brief on all authorities. Therefore, we have prepared the draft and sent to Lucknow,” Deepak Agarwal, the chief executive officer of the Noida and Greater Noida authorities, said.
As per the details, the 3.9km metro line from Botanic Garden to Kalindi Kunj is set to be opened in May, while the 6.8km City Centre-Sector 62 metro link will be opened in October.
Officials have sent details about the budget of the infrastructure projects in three industrial authorities as well.
The Noida authority has informed the government that 25,000 housing plots and 200 plots for schools have been allotted so far. The Noida authority has also built 12,000 flats for those from the economically weaker section.
The authority also mentioned that all big-budget projects are inspected by Central government agencies.
The authorities also have sent details about permanent employees and contractual ones. Noida has 1,583 permanent employees and 4,365 contractual workers. It has also informed the government it wanted to recruit 254 employees but the process was halted as some contractual employees challenged the move in the Allahabad high court.