Hindustan Times (Lucknow)
CM launches UPSLSA’s e-book on Covid
LUCKNOW : Chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday launched an e-book on Covid-19 prepared by UP State Legal Services Authority (UPSLSA). At a virtual event, UPSLSA chairman justice Sanjay Yadav, who is also the acting chief justice of the Allahabad high court, and member– secretary Ashok Kumar were also present.
Speaking on the occasion, Yogi said the e-book on Covid-19 was based on facts and scientific evidence and would help in dispelling myths related to the coronavirus. Soon, the e-book would be made available on a public platform, he added.
The chief minister also urged educational institutions to encourage students to read this e-book. He said the state government had succeeded in controlling the pandemic.
The CM also said the state government had received Rs 400 crore from the Covid Care Fund established by it. He added that Uttar Pradesh would be the first state of the country to conduct five crore Covid sample tests.
Meanwhile, a presentation on the progress of Kanpur and Agra Metro Rail projects was made before the chief minister at his residence on Tuesday. Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister directed that both these metro rail projects should be completed within stipulated time.
Varanasi and Gorakhpur will soon have integrated divisional offices. The divisional commissioners of both the divisions on Tuesday gave a presentation to chief minister Yogi Adityanath in this regard here on Tuesday.
Briefing the CM, Gorakhpur commissioner said the office in Gorakhpur was proposed to be set up on 3.2 acres of land..
In his presentation, Varanasi commissioner said 18-storey office in Varansi was proposed to be set up on 6.44 acre land will have necessary facilities.