Chief minister Yogi Adityanath performing puja at Pitteshwarnath temple in Gorakhpur’s Pipiganj.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath performing puja at Pitteshwarnath temple in Gorakhpur’s Pipiganj.(HT Photo)

One district, one product scheme to pave way for self-employment: Yogi

Expressing confidence that the UP Investors’ Summit to be held in Lucknow on February 21-22 would usher in development, chief minister Yogi Adityanath said the government’s ‘one district, one product’ scheme would create lakhs of jobs in the state.
By Abdul Jadid | Hindustan Times, Gorakhpur, Gorakhpur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2018 02:59 PM IST

Expressing confidence that the UP Investors’ Summit to be held in Lucknow on February 21-22 would usher in development, chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the government’s ‘one district, one product’ scheme would create lakhs of jobs in the state.

Addressing media persons at Gorakhnath temple, the CM said a conducive environment would be created for industrial growth in UP through the investors’ summit.

“Over 20 lakh unemployed youth will get jobs in the next three years,” he said.

“The Prime Minister and the President of India will be joined by hundreds of investors in the summit. Our entire team is working round-the-clock to make the event a success. At least 20 lakh youths will be directly linked to the ‘one district, one product’ scheme to help them stand on their feet,” Yogi said.

He added special attention was being given to MSMEs. “For Gorakhpur, terracotta products will be included under the scheme. Plans are afoot to work on city’s handloom products and brass utensils,” the CM said.

“After the investors’ summit, our government will organise a global summit in which businessmen and industrialists from India as well as abroad will be invited to invest in UP,” Yogi added.

Evading a query on the BJP candidate for Gorakhpur Lok Sabha seat which is going to poll on March 11, Yogi said: “I have a direct connection with everyone in Gorakhpur. I have been visiting here for development. The party has given me the responsibility to take the reins of state after which the ambit of my work has increased. The seat cannot remain vacant. Somebody has to come here.”

He said the government was trying to set up an ethanol factory in Gorakhpur at a cost of Rs 1,200 crore. “Efforts are on to give a push to tourism industry in Gorakhpur,” he said.

The CM said the BJP was getting tremendous support in election-bound Tripura and claimed the lotus would bloom there. “Whenever a government starts discriminating, corruption takes place. In Tripura, the benefit of government-run schemes reaches only to CPM workers. The people want change. An amount of Rs 1,500 crore was given to Tripura under the MNREG schemes but it did not reach the poor,” he said.

YOGI HOLDS JANTA DARBAR, PERFORMS MAHABHISHEK OF LORD SHIVA

Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday held a janta darbar at Gorakhnath temple which was attended by a large number of people from the city.

As per temple authorities, more than 200 complainants from Gorakhpur and adjoining districts met Yogi who directed the officials for early disposal of their problems.

They said most of the complaints were related to help for treatment and land or family disputes.

The CM also visited Pipiganj where he performed ‘mahabhishek’ of Lord Shiva at Pitteshwarnath temple.

On Tuesday night, the CM had also performed ‘rudrabhishek’ of Lord Shiva on Mahashivratri at Shakti Mandir inside Gorakhnath mutt.

Over 25 litres of ‘mahadravya’ (sacred liquid ) – comprising 11 litres of milk, 5 litres of Gangajal, 5 litres of kush juice, 5 litres of sugarcane juice, honey and curd – was used to perform the ‘mahaabhishek’ which lasted over two hours.

A team of 11 priests led by acharya Ramanuj assisted Yogi in the rituals.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. (ANI)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. (ANI)

Speed of execuyion of Jewar airport project reflects new work culture of UP: CM

PTI
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 07:29 PM IST
On the occasion, the chief minister also reviewed the progress of the project and expressed his government’s resolve to complete it on a priority basis.
Close
Varanasi: BJP National Presdent J P Nadda inaugurates the Kashi BJP office building as UP CM Yogi Adityanath claps, in Varanasi, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI02_28_2021_000211B)(PTI)
Varanasi: BJP National Presdent J P Nadda inaugurates the Kashi BJP office building as UP CM Yogi Adityanath claps, in Varanasi, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021. (PTI Photo) (PTI02_28_2021_000211B)(PTI)

Kashi BJP gets hi-tech office, Nadda calls it 'medium' for best quality values

By Sudhir Kumar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 10:20 AM IST
  • The new BJP office in Varanasi was built in about two year’s time at an estimated cost of around 6 crore, said a party leader.
Close
Akhilesh said the chief minister should have made some other arrangement to bring lions to Gorakhpur zoo.
Akhilesh said the chief minister should have made some other arrangement to bring lions to Gorakhpur zoo.

Akhilesh slams UP CM over shifting of Etawah safari lions to Gorakhpur zoo

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 09:08 AM IST
  • In a tweet, Akhilesh said that shifting of the lions was an attempt to kill the tourism industry in Etawah.
Close
NSUI national president also claimed that the recruitment process in Uttar Pradesh was mired in corruption.
NSUI national president also claimed that the recruitment process in Uttar Pradesh was mired in corruption.

NSUI chief urges UP youth to join unemployment protest at Parliament on March 12

By HT Correspondent, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 08:46 AM IST
  • Neeraj Kundan also lauded NSUI for winning two important posts in the recently held student union’s election at Kashi Vidyapeeth.
Close
Neeraj Shukla, vice-chairman of ADA, said the estimated construction cost of the Ram temple (covered area) was estimated to be <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>15 crore on the basis of the public work department’s (PWD) schedule.
Neeraj Shukla, vice-chairman of ADA, said the estimated construction cost of the Ram temple (covered area) was estimated to be 15 crore on the basis of the public work department’s (PWD) schedule.

2,100 crores raised for Ram Temple so far: Trust

PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 06:58 AM IST
The funds were raised during the 44-day Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Ram Mandir Nidhi Samarpan Abhiyan, which began on January 15.
Close
The minister advised consumers to get their load enhanced in their own interest, for getting uninterrupted supply, if they are consuming more power.(Representative Image/Reuters)
The minister advised consumers to get their load enhanced in their own interest, for getting uninterrupted supply, if they are consuming more power.(Representative Image/Reuters)

Pay bills on time, disclose actual load to get cheap electricity: UP minister

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 28, 2021 08:31 PM IST
"Timely payment of bills and disclosure of actual load by consumer are the twin vital components for cheap power supply," Srikant Sharma, UP Minister for power and additional source of energy told reporters on Sunday.
Close
<p>The MSME (Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises) sector accounts for about 20% of the country's GDP. It is also the largest employment provider in the country. Most MSMEs are exempted from maintaining detailed audit records. But after demonetisation, that might change. In the last Union Budget, the government raised tax exemptions for small business units with a turnover of up to <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2 crore from the earlier <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1 crore. However, PM Narendra Modi has assured these MSMEs that there will be no harassment caused to them on the basis of their previous balance sheets. </p>

The MSME (Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises) sector accounts for about 20% of the country's GDP. It is also the largest employment provider in the country. Most MSMEs are exempted from maintaining detailed audit records. But after demonetisation, that might change. In the last Union Budget, the government raised tax exemptions for small business units with a turnover of up to 2 crore from the earlier 1 crore. However, PM Narendra Modi has assured these MSMEs that there will be no harassment caused to them on the basis of their previous balance sheets.

UP government says 42,700 crore loan given to about 13 lakh MSMEs in FY21

PTI, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 06:56 PM IST
About 14 per cent of the country's micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) are operational in Uttar Pradesh.
Close
 Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visits Khidkiya Ghat in Varanasi, Saturday.(PTI)
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visits Khidkiya Ghat in Varanasi, Saturday.(PTI)

'Statement of Indian, Hindu culture': Min Pradhan reviews projects in Varanasi

ANI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 05:51 PM IST
Union minister Pradhan said, "Kashi is a statement of our Indian and Hindu culture. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created a new India. He envisioned it to increase employment and increase the prosperity of the people. Kashi will emerge as a religious tourism spot soon."
Close
"If the BJP leaves 8-10 seats, the RPI can be used to give a jolt to the BSP," he said talking about Uttar Pradesh, claiming that people in the state are getting disenchanted with the Mayawati's party and are shifting towards the RPI.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)
"If the BJP leaves 8-10 seats, the RPI can be used to give a jolt to the BSP," he said talking about Uttar Pradesh, claiming that people in the state are getting disenchanted with the Mayawati's party and are shifting towards the RPI.(Ravi Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Want alliance with BJP in 2022 UP polls, says RPI chief Athawale

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 04:54 PM IST
He said talks will be held with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath this evening over an alliance in the state, and also with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president JP Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah in due course.
Close
The accused have denied the allegations. The father of one of the accused said, “Our children are being framed by the police to hide their failure.”(HT Archives. Representative image)
The accused have denied the allegations. The father of one of the accused said, “Our children are being framed by the police to hide their failure.”(HT Archives. Representative image)

Four days after woman found burnt, four accused arrested

PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 01:09 AM IST
The woman identified the accused in her statement recorded before a magistrate, the official said. Her woman’s condition is still critical, officials said.
Close
The ghats of Varanasi (Shutterstock)
The ghats of Varanasi (Shutterstock)

Tent city to come up on sandy Ganga bank in Varanasi on the lines of Konark

By Sudhir Kumar, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 03:00 PM IST
  • Instructions have been given to the tourism department officials to prepare the detailed project report for the tent city in Varanasi.
Close
The man was detained and the currency notes were sent to the bank in neighbouring Basti district for detailed investigation, police said, adding it was later confirmed that the notes were fake. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
The man was detained and the currency notes were sent to the bank in neighbouring Basti district for detailed investigation, police said, adding it was later confirmed that the notes were fake. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)

Man tries to deposit fake notes into his bank account, detained

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 02:40 PM IST
The accused, Abdul Hakim, tried to deposit the currency notes at the SBI branch in Dishes police station area on Thursday when the cashier got suspicious of the cash and informed the police.
Close
The circular cautioning police force was issued after coming across indecent caller-tunes on mobile phones of police officials.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)
The circular cautioning police force was issued after coming across indecent caller-tunes on mobile phones of police officials.(Virendra Singh Gosain/HT File Photo)

Cops in UP’s Deoria told not to use ‘indecent’ songs as caller tunes

By Rohit Kumar Singh | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 02:31 PM IST
  • Circle police officers and police station in-charges have been asked to strictly comply with the instructions and counsel their subordinates to ensure no undignified caller tunes were used.
Close
Aligarh Muslim University (Image courtesy: amu.ac.in)
Aligarh Muslim University (Image courtesy: amu.ac.in)

AMU student goes missing, cops trace location to Delhi

By HT Correspondent, Agra
PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 11:39 AM IST
  • Aligarh superintendent of police (SP) said the missing student was moved by road to Delhi from Aligarh and a team has been sent to the national capital to trace him.
Close
Representational image. (AP)
Representational image. (AP)

Women’s Day: UP govt to launch Covid vaccination campaign for women above 60

PUBLISHED ON FEB 26, 2021 09:17 AM IST
A high-level meeting on economic self-reliance of women as part of the Mission Shakti scheme was organised under the chairmanship of additional chief secretary, home, Awanish Kumar Awasthi
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP