Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, met with gramme pradhans via video conferencing to assess the COVID situation in the state’s rural areas ahead of the elections.
Yogi Adityanath, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, met with gramme pradhans via video conferencing on Sunday, January 16, to assess the COVID situation in rural areas of the state ahead of the Assembly elections. CM Yogi Aditynath announced measures taken by the state government for gramme panchayats in consideration of rural development during the interaction.
“In a video conference with village heads in Lucknow, CM Yogi Adityanath said, “The Prime Minister had said that the Gram Panchayat is the foundation of the Indian economy.” The more powerful they are, the closer we will get to our goal of self-sufficiency. The foundation of development is the Gram Panchayat.”
“Our government has decided to build Panchayat Secretariats in every village in order to make them strong and self-reliant.” The construction of a ‘Gram Panchayat Secretariat’ in each of the state’s 58,189 gramme panchayats is currently underway, according to the UP chief minister.
Uttar Pradesh’s COVID situation
Uttar Pradesh has reported 18,16,974 COVID cases and 22,953 deaths so far. Under the National Vaccination Drive, the state has administered a total of 23,09,04,866 COVID vaccine doses.
Elections in Uttar Pradesh are scheduled for 2022.
Uttar Pradesh will vote in seven phases between February 10 and March 7, according to the Election Commission. The state’s second, third, fourth, and sixth polling rounds are set for February 14, 20, 23, 27, and March 3, respectively.
The Election Commission has announced that the votes will be counted and the results will be announced on March 10th.