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UP govt to set up single window to clear tourism proposals

Uttar Pradesh will introduce a single window system for clearing investment proposals in toursim to promote private investment.

india Updated: Sep 27, 2005 12:37 IST

Uttar Pradesh government will introduce a single window system for clearing investment proposals in tourismto promote private investment in the sector.

The decision was taken today at the state cabinet meeting, Neera Yadav, the State Chief Secretary said. Two committees would be set up, one at the divisional level and the other at the Chief Secretary level, for the clearances.

The proposals worth Rs 50 crore would be cleared by the divisional level committee comprising representatives of the departments concerned while the proposals above that amount would be cleared by the committee headed by the Chief Secretary, Yadav told newsmen.

Earlier, the investors had to seek clearances from 45 state departments.

Apart from this, the government also planned to hold an investor meet in February next year, where spot clearences for proposals would be given, she said.

The minimum support price (MSP) for paddy has also been announced for the forthcoming kharif season. The MSP for common paddy had been fixed at Rs 570 per quintal and that for grade a paddy at Rs 600 per quintal, Yadav said.

The state cabinet has decided to appoint retired medical college teachers between the 60-65 age group as professors and associate professors in the colleges to fill up vacancies.

The cabinet has also agreed to create two new posts in the Homeopathic Directorate of Joint Directors and nominate an authority to maintain parks, playgrounds and open spaces in urban and semi-urban areas.

First Published: Sep 27, 2005 12:37 IST