Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath, on Friday said that the Kanpur airport will be named after Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi and Panki railway station would be renamed to Panki Dham railway station.
He was in Kanpur today where he laid the foundation stone and inaugurated projects worth Rs 850 crore for the city.
Under the smart city mission project, Adityanath also laid the foundation of nine projects worth Rs 275 crore.
The chief minister emphasised on maintaining the quality of the development works, saying it was necessary to give a momentum to the state’s development.
He also said that the state government was seriously working on cleaning of all the major rivers, including Ganga, and making them free from pollution.