UP steps up paddy procurementUP CM Yogi Adityanath

Virendra Singh Rawat / Lucknow

Taking an innovative route to create buzz around the forthcoming Uttar Pradesh Global Investors Summit (GIS) 2023, chief minister Yogi Adityanath has picked up retired officials for the prestigious task.

While the GIS will be held during Feb 10-12, the select group would engage with the youth for three days from Feb 3 to 5.

The 48-member special team comprises 24 retired officials and as many educationists. The group of retired officials consists of 12 Indian Administrative Service (IAS), 6 Indian Police Service (IPS) and 6 Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers.

The select team will acquaint the youth with the employment-oriented schemes and policies of the Yogi government. They will visit different universities/colleges, address job related queries of students and make them aware of the benefits of the GIS for the youth.

Recently, the CM interacted with the group, giving them a pep talk ahead of their campaign. He said students should be made aware of the ambitious plans of the government by visiting universities and colleges across the districts.

“All of you have long experience in public life, having held important positions. Your cooperation is solicited so that our youths benefit from your experiences,” he observed.

In this talk, Yogi underlined that UP had presented a new identity in front of the country and the world. “People’s perception towards the state has changed. All of you have been witnesses to this big change, have been co-travellers.”

He maintained UP is a state of immense possibilities and vital the overall development of the country.

“We have made special provisions in policies, focusing on Eastern UP and Bundelkhand. We have implemented policies to provide better connectivity, strong law and order and ease of doing business. Today, industrial units are being established in these backward areas and the state is getting investment proposals worth trillions of rupees,” he added.

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Meanwhile, the GIS is expected to boost the prospects of UP becoming a $trillion economy by 2027, as envisaged by the Yogi dispensation.

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