Adilabad: The first edition of Pattana Pragathi was launched across erstwhile Adilabad district on a grand note on Monday inspiring civic authorities, public representatives to rededicate for the growth of urban parts and for addressing challenges. The programme, intended to change the face of civic bodies, provided an opportunity to them to understand civic problems.
Minister for Forests, Environment, Endowments and Housing Allola Indrakaran formally inaugurated the initiative in the eighth ward of Nirmal municipality. He told authorities of civic body to ensure upkeep of surroundings and to raise greenery in the town. He suggested the public representatives and officials to chalk out action plan for developing the civic body using the programme.
Adilabad MLA Jogu Ramanna and Collector A Sridevasena launched Pattana Pragathi in 34th ward of Adilabad municipality. They suggested residents to use plastic bins for dumping waste. They instructed the officials of the civic body to take steps for preventing public throwing garb in side drains and resulting in choking. They requested the civilians to grow saplings.
In Mancherial, MLA Nadipelli Diwakar Rao along with Collector Bharati Hollikeri inaugurated the programme in ward number no 1. He later launched the programme in Luxettipet and Naspur municipalities. He requested the councillors and special officers to utilise the initiative to improve basic amenities and to address major challenges of the towns with the help of the programme. He underlined involvement of the public in making the initiative a success.
Government Whip and Chennur MLA Balka Suman and Chennur municipal chairperson Archan Lal Gilda took part in Pattana Pragathi in ward numbers 4 and 13. Suman said that TRS government introduced the programme to put urban parts on the track of development and to resolve major challenges of municipalities. He told authorities to devise action plan for improving the civic body on many facets.
Sirpur (T) MLA Koneru Konappa opined that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao embarked on a novel mission—to develop urban parts– by conceptualizing Pattana Pragathi, He formally launched the initiative in Sanjeevayya colony of Kaghaznagar municipality. He told officials and elected representatives to address challenges and to grow the civic body on many fronts, with the help of the programme.