UP Cabinet approves new sugar mill, cancer institute

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 17:28

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday gave its approval for setting up a sugar mill besides construction of a cancer institute in the state.

The cabinet meeting presided over by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav gave its nod to Kaimuna agro Limited to set up a sugar mill in Shahjahanpur under Sugar Industry co-generation and distillery promotion policy 2013, an official spokesman said.

The farmers of Badaun, Farrukhabad, Hardoi besides Shahjahanpur would benefit from this sugar mill which would be set up in an area of 80 acres on Shahjahanpur- Farrukhabad road.

In another important decision, the cabinet approved setting up a high level cancer institute spread over 100 acres under Medicity in Chak Gajaria farm in the state capital.

Besides treatment, the institute would also undertake research, he said adding the hospital would be set up and managed by a registered society and would be given administrative and financial autonomy.

Land for the institute would be provided to the medical education department free of cost and Rs. 25 crore have been earmarked for it in this financial year.

The cabinet also gave its nod to fill the vacant posts of gram panchayat officers through recruitments, the spokesman added.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 17:28

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