Mayawati announces Rs 6,035 cr worth schemes

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday unveiled 484 schemes worth Rs 6,035 crores on the death anniversary of BSP founder Kanshi Ram.

After paying floral tributes to the BSP leader at the memorial, constructed on 86 acre with a built-up area of over 10,000 sq mt, she laid the foundation stone and dedicated to public various development projects.

The schemes are meant for water supply, sewerage and drainage projects worth Rs 2105.56 crore and Rs 2,344 crore project for power sector, which included laying down foundation stones of 26 transmission sub-stations with a cost of Rs 1766.37 crore.

The launch of these schemes comes barely a few months ahead of the Assembly elections in the state.