Warangal: Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development has directed the authorities to expedite the survey on the crop loss caused by heavy rains and hailstorm, and assured the farmers that each of them would be compensated suitably. He along with the MLAs, other people’s representatives, and officials of both Warangal (rural) and Hanamkonda districts on […]
Warangal: Minister for Panchayat and Rural Development has directed the authorities to expedite the survey on the crop loss caused by heavy rains and hailstorm, and assured the farmers that each of them would be compensated suitably. He along with the MLAs, other people’s representatives, and officials of both Warangal (rural) and Hanamkonda districts on survey on crop damage, proposed Dalit Bandhu scheme, and Covid-19 including the ongoing fever survey and other issues at the Hanamkonda collectorate on Sunday.
Stating that the standing crops in more than 51,000 acres of 35,000 farmers were estimated to have been damaged as per the preliminary reports in the combined Warangal district, Errabelli has asked the officials concerned to speed up the final survey and submit the report at the earliest.
“Most of the chilli and maize crops were damaged due to rains and hailstorm. The damage was highest in Narsampet, Parkal and Bhupalpally constituencies,” he said. Reviewing the Covid conditions in these districts, he suggested the medical and health department officials to take all measures to prevent the spread of the disease. “Officials and public representatives should work in tandem to aware the people and check the spread of the virus,” he said and directed that officials to arrange beds with oxygen or ICU facility at all the primary health centres (PHCs), community health centres (CHCs) and district hospitals to provide treatment to victims in emergencies. “Covid services at the private hospitals should be monitored to ensure that they would not collect high fees,” he said and stressed the need for setting up quarantine centres for corona victims in district centres as well as revenue divisions and constituency centres.
Lauding the services of ANMs and Asha workers at the field level, he said that good results were being achieved with the ongoing fever survey in Telangana in a way that no other state in the country had done before Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao.
“Fever survey is aimed at identifying the victims in advance, dispense medicine kits, suggest the patients stay in the home quarantine,” he said and suggested that special officers should be appointed to oversee the management of fever surveys and vaccinations at the village, mandal and district levels.
Minister Errabelli Dayakarrao said that the Chief Minister was striving hard for the betterment of the Dalit community in the state of Telangana, and added that guidelines had been issued for the implementation of the Dalit Bandhu scheme in all the constituencies in the state. Local MLAs have been asked to identify hundred beneficiaries by February 5.
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