Day 1 as UP CM, Yogi Adityanath asks officials to implement BJP’s manifesto

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday directed officers to declare their property inside 15 days, following up on an equivalent order to ministers after assuming office yesterday, a switch geared towards uprooting corruption.

Individually, Adityanath directed state DGP Javeed Ahmed to ensure that there was no laxity in bettering laws and order state of affairs, hours after a BSP chief was shot lifeless in Allahabad.

At his first interaction with senior officers in Lok Bhawan, the chief minister moreover instructed them to verify implementation of BJP's 'Sankalp Patra' (manifesto).

"It was an introductory meeting with UP government officials. The officials were told that the Sankalp Patra has to be implemented," Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, who was moreover present, instructed reporters.

The chief minister moreover requested officers to declare their property — immovable and movable — inside 15 days, Maurya said.

The meeting was attended by spherical 65 senior officers. The officers bought a reproduction of BJP's 'Sankalp Patra' and instructions have been issued to them to prepare a roadmap for his or her respective departments, a senior BJP chief said.

"As uprooting corruption is the main agenda of our party, the CM in his first introductory meeting with his new ministers directed them to give details of their income, movable and immovable properties with 15 days," cabinet minister Srikant Sharma had said yesterday.

Official sources said Adityanath expressed concern over the assault on the BSP chief and burdened that restoring laws and order was the best priority of his authorities.

60-year-old BSP chief Mohd Shami was ultimate evening time gunned down by assailants close to his residence in Mauaima police station house, 40 km from Allahabad.

The UP DGP has been requested to hold video conference with the district magistrates and the superintendents of police of the entire 75 districts of the state to take stock of laws and order state of affairs and totally different administrative factors, they said.

Deputy chief ministers Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma moreover met Adityanath.

Maurya instructed reporters that the first meeting of the state Cabinet would discuss all key factors talked about in BJP's 'sankalp patra', which embrace mortgage waiver to farmers and ban on mechanised slaughter houses.

Sharma instructed mediapersons that his meeting was solely a courtesy identify. "We will work for the welfare of the people with full vigour and ensure that the work is visible on the ground," he said.

Earlier inside the day, Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar, the DGP and Principal Secretary Residence Debashish Panda met the chief minister on the VVIP Customer Residence proper right here ahead of his meeting with the senior officers of the state.

The portfolios to the model new ministers usually tend to be launched shortly. A 47-member Council of Ministers, along with two deputy CMs, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Ram Naik yesterday.

Adityanath, who was sworn-in as a result of the 21st Chief Minister of UP, has promised to work for all sections of the society with none discrimination, pursuing the agenda of 'sabka sath, sabka vikas'.