Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday spoke about the development in the state and gave an estimate of the work done in the last one year. Adityanath said that nearly 8.85 lakh families in rural areas have been allotted houses in the past one year and 2.86 lakh more families will be provided with a permanent roof over their head.

Keeping in mind the Swachch Bharat scheme, the UP CM also said that toilets for at least 1.25 crore families have been built in 2017. Apart from that free electricity connection has also been provided to nearly 47 lakh families in the state.

Meanwhile, UP has been battered by heavy rains since the last one week. At least 18 people lost their lives and one got injured in the last 24 hours due to a downpour in the state. On Thursday, Yogi Adityanath conducted an aerial survey to take stock of the situation of the flood-affected areas in Basti district of the state. Today, he took a survey of the other districts which are reeling under a flood-like situation in the state.

Apart from undertaking an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas of Basti, Gonda, Barabanki and Sitapur districts, he also distributed relief material to the people.