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The Uttar Pradesh Cabinet on Monday decided to provide cheap and affordable houses to the poor in the state, an official said.
The Cabinet meeting, presided over by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, also took several other decisions, including increasing the salary of Madrassa Board teachers from Rs 8,000 to Rs 15,000 per month, he said.
A decision to further increase projects of e-governance in the state-run schemes was also given the green signal by the Cabinet.
Besides, a proposal to start a Chief Minister's Food Processing Mission was ratified by the state Cabinet and construction of an international theme park in Ayodhya was also given the go-ahead, the official added.