Ganga Is Everyone’s Mother, People Must Protect Her: Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday held an unprecedented 3 hour review of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Lucknow. Through a video conference, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath instructed all the District Magistrates of the state to review the progress of toilet construction work in their respective districts every day for half an hour. He further added that the Chief Secretary will review the progress of their work in every district once a week.

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The areas where construction of toilets has been slow were especially discussed in this review meeting. The areas included Gorakhpur, Allahabad, Faizabad, Sultanpur, Azamgarh, to name a few. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said,

Work has to be especially expedited in areas that are prone to Japanese encephalitis (JE), an infection of the brain caused by the Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV).

He further added,

I urge all to speed up the construction work for the toilets and complete the target with timeliness.

Mr Adityanath has also instructed to keep the toilets named as ‘Izzat Houses’ and gave offcials instruction for their geo tagging.

Apart from this, the CM also reviewed preparations for School Chalo Abhiyan which has been schedule to take place from April 2 to 30. Under this programme, all the MLAs, ministers, mayors, nigam parshads will go door to door and encourage parents and guardians to send their children to school.

The target for Uttar Pradesh to achieve the coveted tag of an open defecation free state has been set for October 2018.

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