Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has assured the people that all the pre-poll promises would be fulfilled within the specified timeframe.
Addressing a public meeting at Palasa in Srikakulam district to begin his tour from north Andhra on Friday on completion of 100 days in office, he said all the projects in Srikakulam would be completed in quick time as promised in the election manifesto. The kidney patients and their caregivers would be provided free bus pass and quality medicines. All facilities would be provided to fishermen at fishing jetty and comprehensive development of the State was being taken up.
Disclosing the government plans from October to April, he said all those who owned auto-rickshaws and taxis would be given Rs10,000 before September end, benefiting four lakh owners. The Rythu Bharosa scheme would be launched on October 15 to provide Rs 12,500 for every farmer’s family. On November 21 on the occasion of World Fisheries Day, fishermen would be given Rs 10,000 and the diesel subsidy for them would also be increased from the present Rs 6 a litre to Rs 9 a litre.
Amma Vodi would be launched on January 26 on the occasion of Republic Day and Rs 15,000 would be handed over to each mother sending her children to school. During February, tailors, washermen and Nayeebrahmins with shops would be given Rs 10,000 and the honorarium to archakas, pastors and Imas would be released in March.
The Chief Minister also announced that 25 lakh house-pattas would be given away on Ugadi and Pelli Kanuka would be launched in April on the Srirama Navami to provide Rs 1 lakh to beneficiaries. Women would get interest-free loans and separate back accounts would be opened to ensure that old dues were not recovered from the new loans, he stated. He also disclosed that a one-man commission would be set up for Budaga Jangala community in the State.
Jagan laid the foundation stones for a 200-bedded hospital at a cost of Rs 50 crore and a kidney research centre in Palasa, for protected water supply in Manchineellapeta of Vajrapukotturu mandal, a Jetty for fishermen at the place, and drinking water scheme for Uddanam where incidence of kidney ailments is high.