Tough Competition To Mumbai: CM Yogi Announced The Country’s Largest Film-City In Noida

by Shatakshi Gupta

In India, Mumbai is known for the film industry but soon this exclusive honour of Mumbai might be lost. UP Government has announced to make the country’s largest and most beautiful film city.  The film city will be located in Greater Noida, Gautam Buddha Nagar.

 In Lucknow, after meeting with top officials on Friday through video conferencing, CM Yogi said that in the present circumstances, the country needs a good film city.  The state is ready to take this responsibility.  An excellent film city will be made here.  For this, the area of ​​Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway is ideal.

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This proposed film city will provide a better alternative to the local filmmakers, as well as a very useful endeavour in terms of employment generation.  In this connection, he directed to prepare an action plan as soon as possible with options for the land. 

CM Yogi was reviewing the development works of Meerut division (which includes Meerut, Hapur, Baghpat, Gautam Buddha Nagar, Ghaziabad, Bulandshahar district) at his government residence on Friday evening.  Reviewing the status of construction of Kailash Mansarovar building, the Chief Minister directed to start the construction work of the proposed centre for training of people’s representatives in Ghaziabad soon.  Yogi said that the plan to develop Meerut and Ghaziabad as smart cities is important.  It should be started quickly.

 Reviewing the status of the payment made to the sugarcane farmers, Yogi said that it should be ensured that all the outstanding dues are paid before the new crushing season starts.  The Chief Minister said that the state government is building a network of expressways in the state. 

Reviewing the progress of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway, he directed that this work should be completed by December 2020.  He also said that the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS Corridor) is a rail-based fast-paced, high-capacity, safe and convenient public transport project, which will cover the distance between the capital Delhi to Meerut in less than an hour.