KCR holds marathon meet with Collectors in Hyderabad

Revenue, Municpal Acts and 60-day action plan discussed

By Author  |  Published: 20th Aug 2019  10:38 pmUpdated: 21st Aug 2019  1:12 am
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao addressing District Collectors at a meeting in Pragati Bhavan on Tuesday.

Hyderabad: A marathon District Collectors’ conference chaired by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Tuesday at Pragati Bhavan on Tuesday, will move to the field and continue at the Komatibanda Mission Bhagiratha pumphouse near Gajwel today.

On Tuesday, the marathon nine-hour conference that began around noon at Pragati Bhavan is learnt to have discussed the proposed Revenue Act along with issues relating to land administration and a slew of other subjects.

The Chief Minister had asked the Collectors to come prepared with their views on the proposed legislation and give suggestions, given their experience in handling matters related to the Revenue Department at the ground level.

In addition to the proposed legislation, the meeting is also said to have discussed

implementation of the recently enacted Panchayat Raj and Municipalities Acts. Also said to have figured in the discussion were preparations for a proposed 60-day action plan for towns and villages in the State aimed at ensuring cleanliness and hygiene.

The action plan also envisages a week dedicated to solving electricity supply related issues, including repairs to poles, low hanging power cables, estimating power required for street lighting among other things.

Tuesday’s conference was also attended by members of the State Cabinet, Chief Advisor to the Government Rajiv Sharma, Chief Secretary SK Joshi, senior officials from different departments and Collectors from the 33 districts in the State. Senior officials from the Chief Minister’s Office were also at the conference.

At the Komatibanda session on Wednesday, the Chief Minister is expected to discuss Mission Bhagiratha, Telangana Ku Haritha Haaram and other schemes introduced by the TRS government.

On Tuesday, district administration and police department officials were busy putting in place arrangements for the Chief Minister’s meeting at Komatibanda. Siddipet district Joint Collector M Padmakar was overseeing the arrangements. A helipad was readied for the landing of Chief Minister’s chopper.

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