Hathras (UP), Oct 19 (UNI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath highlighted the state government’s commitment to the development of women on Thursday and said that now all government schemes are reaching the underprivileged.
Addressing the Nari Shakti Vandan program organised at Seth Phool Chand Bangla PG College here, the CM said, “The double engine government’s agenda is dedicated to the welfare of villages, poor, farmers, youth, and women. Over the past nine and a half years, we’ve witnessed the emergence of a new India where there is no discrimination against anyone on the basis of caste, religion, or gender. Women are being brought forward by ensuring their participation.”
He inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for 214 development projects worth Rs 177.29 crore on the occasion. He also engaged with the beneficiaries of government schemes, distributing certificates to them.
Addressing the gathering,Yogi said, “UP is now free from riots, and the spirit of joy permeates the celebration of festivals across the state.”
He pointed out the remarkable transformation witnessed in the country over the past nine and a half years, specifically noting significant changes within UP during the last six and a half years.
The CM said, “Today we are seeing a new India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, from where discrimination based on factors such as caste, creed, religion, region, language, or gender has been entirely eliminated. Now work is being done with the spirit of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, and Sabka Prayas.” New schemes are being made for those who need special encouragement.”
He emphasized the development-focused approach of the double-engine government, highlighting the progress being made across various sectors such as roads, drinking water, and sports facilities.
Yogi said, “We want the daughters of Hathras district to advance in the same way as the daughters of western UP excelled at the Asian Games. Our government has decided to appoint the daughters who won gold medals at the Asian Games as Deputy Superintendents of Police.”
He said, “To eliminate any distinction between sons and daughters, our government has raised the grant provided through the Mukhyamantri Kanya Sumangala Scheme from Rs 15,000 to Rs 25,000 starting next year.”
BJP President Bhupendra Singh Choudhary, Minister for Women and Child Development Baby Rani Maurya, Social Welfare Minister Aseem Arun, Hathras MP Rajveer Singh, Rajya Sabha MP Geeta Shakya, District Panchayat President Seema Upadhyay, and a large number of people from the district and its regions were present at the event.