NITI Aayog meets Yogi Adityanath with blueprint to transform UP

| Updated: May 10, 2017 20:55 IST

New Delhi [India], May 10 (ANI): In a meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the NITI Aayog on Wednesday presented a road map on possible techniques that the state could embark on to move towards development and reach the end of becoming a modern state. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Pleasure making a presentation 2 UP CM & his team on &quot;Where UP stands today & how to transform it&quot;. Cooperative federalism at its best! <a href="https://t.co/Rd4TLYqJy2">pic.twitter.com/Rd4TLYqJy2</a></p>&mdash; Amitabh Kant (@amitabhk87) <a href="https://twitter.com/amitabhk87/status/862207866551148544">May 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Rural Development Secretary, Amarjeet Sinha also explained in the meeting as to how to alleviate poverty and provide rural housing in the state. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Secretary, Rural Development Amarjeet Sinha making a presentation on Poverty alleviation & Rural housing 2 UP CM & his entire team <a href="https://t.co/DtHKkTYPQP">pic.twitter.com/DtHKkTYPQP</a></p>&mdash; Amitabh Kant (@amitabhk87) <a href="https://twitter.com/amitabhk87/status/862222186655891456">May 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> The main objective of the meeting was to attract investors in Uttar Pradesh back by carrying on development projects in various sectors. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Way forward for Transforming UP by Transforming key sectors:industry, Agri, Infra, health, edu etc discussed at NITI meet w/ State officials <a href="https://t.co/iKuHTSYodF">pic.twitter.com/iKuHTSYodF</a></p>&mdash; NITI Aayog (@NITIAayog) <a href="https://twitter.com/NITIAayog/status/862236365504884737">May 10, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> The Aayog had been asked by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to provide a blueprint for development and transformation of Uttar Pradesh, where BJP won the assembly elections with a thumping majority in March. The delegation also took feedback from officials of the state government to form a collective agenda. The meeting is first of its kind where state specific measures are being suggested to a Chief Minister by the NITI Aayog on the development programs and strategies to be adopted to improve the social as well as economic indicators. (ANI)

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