Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has stressed on infrastructural development in country. She was speaking on the occasion of transferring of loan of rupees 5100 crore sanctioned by Punjab National Bank for Ganga Expressway construction in Uttar Pradesh yesterday. The Finance Minister said that the union government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always planed provisions in the union budget for the development in the infrastructure sector in the country. She said if some states do not come forward to implement and utilise it, the country can not be benefited.
Admiring UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Ms Sitharaman said, he has the political will for the development and he is always taking up the policies and programmes of union government forward. She said that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath taking development forward very effectively. She said that the union budget has been provisioned for infrastructure development to come out of Covid infection. She asked to spend in the infrastructure field to come out of Corona infection.
Finance Minister said that Ganga Expressway will not only ease the connectivity between the places but it will be very much helpful in State’s ODOP like schemes and defence corridor. She said that after a changed scenario in Uttar Pradesh banks are also coming forward to take risk for the development.
Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that the Ganga Expressway will be the backbone of the state’s economy.