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UP cabinet okays 5,125 hectare land for Defence Corridor

IANS  |  Lucknow 

The cabinet on Monday approved a proposal which identified 5,125 hectares of land for the ambitious Defence Corridor announced for the region by in February this year, an said.

The land has been earmarked in Aligarh, Azamgarh, Jalaun, Jhansi, and districts of the state.

The cabinet clearance now means that the would purchase the identified land and hand it over to the companies that have shown interest in building the corridor.

The cabinet meeting, chaired by Yogi Adityanath, also okayed a proposal for empanelment of the Indian Institute of (IIT-K) and the (BHU) for technical support in the project.

The cabinet also gave a green signal to the allocation of Rs 1,070.65 lakh for running cruise boats in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of

Officials also said that a Rs 1,400-crore investment has been made for the under-construction Jawahar thermal power plant and the While the former will be constructed by the of India, the Obra one would be built by the

Among the 16 proposals cleared by the cabinet, one includes giving performance incentive to the 3.75 lakh "Aanganwadi" workers in the state. Other than this, the state cabinet has also ratified a proposal of Rs 10 lakh financial compensation for the cleaning staff who die while cleaning sewers in the state.



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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 19:14 IST