UP CM plans country's 'biggest' film city in Noida

19 Sep 2020


Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath is on a new mission of creating and discovering jobs for the millenials. As part of it the CM has announced plans to set up the country's "biggest" film city in Gautam Buddh Nagar.

Yogi has also directed various government departments to identify job vacancies and start a recruitment drive so that more young people get gainful employment.
The film city, once completed, will provide jobs to thousands of people while also providing budding artists a better alternative to scam-tainted Bollywood.  
"The CM, while addressing a review meeting, announced to set up the biggest and most beautiful film city of the country in Gautam Buddh Nagar. He instructed officials to search for a suitable land in or around Noida, Greater Noida or Yamuna Expressway and prepare an action plan," an official statement said.
Reviewing development works in Noid and surrounding areas in the state, the chief minister directed the Noida Authority to expedite work on ongoing projects like Noida Convention and Habitat Centre, golf course and the expansion of the Metro and a shooting range in Sector 21-A, it said.
The review meeting discussed development projects of the Meerut division, comprising Meerut, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahr, Hapur, Baghpat and Gautam Buddh Nagar districts.
There are seven ongoing projects in Gautam Buddh Nagar; three each in Meerut and Ghaziabad; two in Bulandshahr; and one in Baghpat with a total sanctioned cost of over Rs2,000 crore, it said.
On the traffic problems from Ghaziabad to Meerut on the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, the chief minister said the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System and the Inner Ring Road in Meerut will ease the traffic snarls. He directed that an ongoing Delhi-Meerut Expressway project be completed by the end of this year. 
He said the entire Meerut Metro project should be completed by March 2025 while the priority section from Sahibabad to Duhai (17-km) should be completed by March 2023.
He wanted the Smart City projects in Ghaziabad and Meerut to be fast-tracked.
Of 20 projects under AMRUT (water supply) in the division, nine have been completed. The CM also asked officials to expedite other projects.
The CM asked officials to strictly follow deadlines for completion of projects while adhering to quality norms.
He said it is extremely important to award projects to the agencies which have sufficient manpower and capacity to execute them on time.
The CM said funds meant for development should not be used elsewhere, otherwise stringent action will be taken, including seizure of the properties of the guilty.
On the real estate stalemate in Noida and Greater Noida, the CM said consumers' rights should be protects by all means and taht as soon a flat is ready, its registration should be done.
The CM also interacted with MPs and MLAs of the region and took cognisance of the issues raised by them.

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