Lucknow, May 21: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath made it amply clear that anybody playing with law and order should not be spared. He also called upon the police force to improve their behaviour with petitioners and take stringent action against the hardcore criminals. The Chief Minister issued these directives at the review meeting of developmental works and law & order of the Chitrakoot division at the Collectorate in Banda.
The Chief Minister made it clear that other than toll tax nothing else be levied on National Highways and if any such thing comes to light prompt action be initiated against people involved in this wrong doing. He also directed to take strict drives against criminals, mafias and people involved in illegal mining.
Instructions were also issued to the district magistrates and district police chiefs to inspect jails from time to time and to ensure that illegal activities from inside the jail are no longer possible. Safety of women and control on crime were major priorities of the state government the chief minister underlined.
The Chief Minister also directed the basic education officers to inspect 3-4 primary schools every day and expressed the desire that officials adopt a primary school each. He also announced that after the divisional level review meetings, similar meets will be held at the district level to take stock of the development works and to review the law and order situation.
He also said that the Tehsil Diwas be observed as 'Solution Day' and that people coming to this event be apprised of the various government schemes for public welfare. He also expressed hope that MP's and legislators will also participate in these.
Yogi warned officials against any laxity in implementing government schemes and directives and asked them to be representing in their offices between 9-11 am to listen to the problems raised by the people. Establishing a fire station at every tehsil should also be expedited, the chief minister said.
Officials were also asked to monitor the physical targets set under the Prime Minister irrigation Scheme and provide a list of beneficiary farmers to people's representatives so that they have an actual on the ground view of the situation. He said further that the state government was working for the welfare of the farmers and their exploitation would not be tolerated at any cost.
Reviewing the works of the Jal Nigam, the Chief Minister observed that many potable water related schemes were not complete and asked the district magistrate to sit with executing agencies like the Lal Nigam, Waterworks and Gram Panchayat representatives concerned and discuss on how well and fast can the scheme be completed.