Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati will announce 484 projects worth Rs 6035 crore on the 5th death anniversary of BSP founder Kanshi Ram.

On the anniversary, Mayawati will also start an ambitious scheme called Shri Kanshiram Ji Shahri Dalit Bahulya Basti Samagra Vikas Yojna (Urban Dalit-dominated slum composite development scheme).

Under the scheme, the Dalit-dominated slums will be identified in all districts of the state in order to lay out CC road and covered drainage system in those areas. For this, the Chief Minister will release a fund of Rs 1.42 billion. Besides, she will also lay the foundation of housing project for 1720 residents with an investment of Rs 66.53 crore in Meerut, Bulandshahr, Muzaffarnagar, Sonebhadra and Azamgarh.

According to sources, the party will also be holding concert to pay tribute to the BSP founder Kanshi Ram's on his death anniversary at each district headquarters.

JPN/Bureau