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UP Mathrubhumi Yojana

  • 16 Sep 2021
  • 2 min read

Why in News

  • Aiming to strengthen the participatory rural economy and infrastructure, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the ‘Uttar Pradesh Mathrubhumi Yojana’ on September 15, 2021.
    • It will make common citizens a direct participant in the development work of the state.

Key Points

  • The Uttar Pradesh CM made this announcement while inaugurating and laying the foundation stones of various roads under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) and district panchayats.
  • The Chief Minister asked the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj to submit an action plan for the formal launch of this innovative scheme.
  • Under this, every person will get a chance to directly participate in various works of infrastructure development in the villages.
  • The state government will bear 50% of the total cost of the project, while the remaining 50% will be contributed by the interested people. In return, the project can be named after the relatives of the collaborators as per their wish.
  • The 'Uttar Pradesh Mathrubhumi Yojana' can be a good attempt in the establishments of health centres, Anganwadi, library, stadium, gymnasium, open gym, cattle breed improvement centre, fire service station among others in villages.
  • The CM expressed happiness for the construction of roads in Azamgarh and Jaunpur district panchayats through FDR (Full Depth Reclamation) as a pilot project and said that Uttar Pradesh is the first state to use FDR technology in PMGSY projects.
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