Run campaign to make UP roads pothole-free by 15 November, Yogi Adityanath tells officials

Highlighting that better connectivity is the vehicle of progress, Adityanath directed all the departments concerned to chalk out a comprehensive plan to fix the roads, especially in industrial and agricultural market areas.

Press Trust of India October 07, 2022 09:12:35 IST
Run campaign to make UP roads pothole-free by 15 November, Yogi Adityanath tells officials

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. ANI

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday directed officials to run a campaign to make roads in the state pothole-free by 15 November.

During a high-level meeting, he also reviewed preparations for the 81st session of the Indian Road Congress (IRC) to be held in Lucknow from 8 October, a spokesperson said here.

Highlighting that better connectivity is the vehicle of progress, Adityanath directed all the departments concerned to chalk out a comprehensive plan to fix the roads, especially in industrial and agricultural market areas.

“Whether a person lives in a village or in a metro city, good roads and better connectivity are everyone’s rights,” he said.

“The roads should be pothole-free should by 15 November,” he ordered.

Pressing for the participation of private players in building roads, Adityanath asked the Uttar Pradesh State Highway Authority to prepare an action plan to work on a public-private partnership model.

He also told the officials to complete preparations for the 81st session of the Indian Road Congress (IRC) to be held from 8 October, which will be attended by Union ministers and around 1,500 representatives from national and international organisations involved in construction of roads.

“Latest technologies of the country and the world will be discussed during the IRC session. Since this event will be of good use for engineering students, they should also be participants,” he said.

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