Lucknow, June 13: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued instructions for ensuring that the city is clean by June 19, 2017, before the June 21st events on International Yoga Day and that LED bulbs should be immediately installed at public places and roads of the state capital.
The Chief Minister was reviewing the preparations of the mega event at his Shastri Bhawan office. He said that any laxity with regards to this will not be tolerated and added that such errant officers and employees would be identified and strict action taken against them.
He also directed officers to immediately get all the illegally and shabbily put hoardings removed from the state capital. The Chief Minister also asked the participants to do data feedings and provide ID-cards to participants in time.
The Chief Minister also informed that the International Yoga Day events would be held in eleven parks of the city and called for naming of a nodal officer for each venue who will oversee all arrangements including, public address system, toilets, pure drinking water, cleanliness, health, fire brigades, electricity and security.
He also asked for free to and fro facility for participants from the main venue and said that buses should have security personnel and women constables in buses carrying women. Yogi said that the event would be held in the wee hours hence it was necessary that the plying of the participants on buses starts from the night and hence it was necessary for drivers of these vehicles to be watchful and that the fitness of these vehicles is checked in advance. Traffic system and proper power supply before and after the programme also needs to be ensured.
He further stated that in-charge ministers will be leading parallel events in districts and MPs, legislators would also be partaking in events in their constituencies. It was also informed at the meeting that various departments and institutions have made available more than 55,000 forms and that participants are being trained for the Yoga program. All institutions have also been linked on WhatsApp groups.