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  • 08 Oct 2022
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Three Police Stations in Varanasi Commissionerate in IGRS Police Station Ranking

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On October 7, 2022, Varanasi Police Commissioner A. Satish Ganesh said that in the ranking of IGRS police stations, three police stations of Commissionerate Varanasi have come first in the state by scoring 100 percent marks.

Key Points

  • According to Police Commissioner A. Satish Ganesh, Sigra, Adampur and Dashashwamedh police stations of Commissionerate Varanasi have got the first place in the IGRS disposal ranking. The in-charges of these three police stations will be honoured with citations.
  • The Commissioner of Police said that the reasons for the poor ranking of the three police stations - Kotwali, Chitaipur and Tourist - which come at the very bottom of the IGRS ranking - will be reviewed by a DCP level officer. Action is also fixed against the in-charge of the police station if negligence is found. Warning notices have been issued to all the three in-charges.
  • Varanasi police stations are at the top across the state in time-bound and quality disposal of complaints received on the Uttar Pradesh government's online grievance system Jan-Sunwai portal.
  • The COMPLAINTS received from the Public Hearing Portal is forwarded online to the concerned police stations by the IGRS cell formed in the police office. The police station in-charge sends the investigation of the references received to the concerned according to the time given online. The complaints received on the Jan-Suni portal are addressed by the officers and staff of the IGRS cell.

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Central Government Approves Eight New Projects for Uttar Pradesh

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On October 7, 2022, an official spokesperson of Uttar Pradesh informed that the central government has approved eight new projects, including sewerage management, in the state under the National Mission for Clean Ganga Project.

Key Points

  • The spokesperson said that in the 45th meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Mission for Clean Ganga, four projects for sewage management have been approved, including one in Varanasi.
  • The project also includes construction of 55 MLD capacity STP for exploitation of Assi Nullah. The total estimated cost of the project is Rs 308.09 crore.
  • A government spokesperson said the Varanasi project aims to achieve the target of zero untreated discharge from three drains — Assi, Samne Ghat and Nakhi.
  • Other projects include construction of 13 MLD STPs and renovation of existing structures. These Mathura-Vrindavan projects envisage blocking and diversion of 11 drains polluting the Yamuna river. Sewage treatment plants (STPs) will be constructed at Vrindavan and Kosi Kalan in Mathura.
  • A mega project to set up Bio-diversity Parks in four districts- Hapur, Bulandshahr, Budaun and Mirzapur has also been approved. These are Mohanpur Biodiversity Park in Mirzapur, Ramghat Biodiversity Park in Bulandshahr, Alamgirpur Biodiversity Park in Hapur and Ujhani Biodiversity Park in Badaun.
  • The spokesman said that these four places are located on the flood plains of river Ganga. The proposed parks are part of the reserve forests along with the floodplains of the Ganga and will play an important role in rejuvenation of the river and biodiversity conservation.
  • Bio-diversity parks will provide unique landscapes to the forest with a combination of native plant and animal species, creating self-sustaining biological communities created in an area. The overall outcome of Ganga bio-diversity parks will help maintain ecosystem services, bio-diversity and rejuvenation of river Ganga at basin scale.

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