Urban Development Minister of UP, Suresh Kumar Khanna yesterday presided over a meeting of Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam, other urban local bodies, Jal Nigam and DUDA officials. The minister was not satisfied with the laying of sewer & water pipelines by the Jal Nigam and directed the Chief Engineer to expedite the work.
DUDA officer apprised the minister that so far 13,898 DPRs have been approved for PM Avas Yojana and DPR of 5,600 more people have been sent for approval.
Municipal Commissioner, Chandra Prakash Singh apprised the minister that till December 31, 2018 Rs 94 cr revenue from tax has been collected. The rest will be collected till March 31. The minister asked all MLAs, officials and Mayor to extend their whole hearted cooperation for pushing Ghaziabad to first position in Swachh Survekshan 2019.