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Yogi asks UP officials to implement BJP's Sankalp Patra, give assets detail in 15 days

Yogi asks UP officials to implement BJP's Sankalp Patra, give assets detail in 15 days

Lucknow, Mar 20 (UNI) After directing his new ministerial colleagues to make public their assets, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today ordered the same for the state bureaucrats, besides directing them to implement the BJP's Sankalp Patra (Vision document) in the state. Addressing the senior state officials during a meeting here at the Lok Bhawan, the CM asked them to read the BJP's 'Sankalp Patra' properly and implement it. He also directed all state government officials to provide details of their movable and immovable properties and income tax within 15 days. During the meeting, the CM also distributed BJP's Sankalp Patras among the officials. Along with the CM, two deputy CMs Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dr Dinesh Sharma were also present. Earlier in the morning, the Chief Minister had summoned the officials, in a bid to streamline administration and law and order situation in the state. Though neither the previous Akhilesh Yadav regime's officials have been removed yet, nor the new Ministers have been allotted the departments, the Chief Minister met several officials in his camp office at the VVIP guest house. Now after the meeting, Mr Adityanath, along with his Council of Ministers, will go to Raj Bhawan, to attend a tea party organised in their honour by Governor Ram Naik this evening. Officials here said that in the morning, state Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar, DGP Javeed Ahmed, Principal Secretary Home Devashish Panda and Principal Secretary Information Navneet Saighel met the Chief Minister. The two Deputy Chief Ministers would also be present during the meeting, while senior bureaucrat and official of the PMO, Nipendra Mishra is also expected to be present. Meanwhile, saints held a 'puja' at the official residence of the CM this morning at 5 Kalidas Marg, after which Mr Adityanath would be shifting there permanently. The CM also visited his official residence for some time in the afternoon, before going for the meeting with the officials. Yesterday, Mr Adityanath along with his two deputies and 44 Council of Ministers took the oath of the office at a glittering function here yesterday, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National President Amit Shah and several other dignitaries. UNI MB RJ 1706

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