Nalgonda: The Minister for R& B, Thummala Nageswara Rao said on Saturday that the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao was working with a plan to ensure safe drinking water supply to all the fluoride affected villages in the State by Ugadi. Along with the Minister for Power and SC Development, G Jagadish Reddy, Nageswara Rao has laid foundation stone for widening of road from Narketpally to Ambanabole in the district.
Speaking at a meeting organised on the occasion, the Minister said the Chief Minister was keen on supply of potable drinking water to the fluoride affected villages under Mission Bhagiratha.
The Chief Minister was working with a mission to see that all the fluoride affected villages in the State must get the safe drinking water by Ugadi festival. He recollected his earlier contribution for progress of works of AMRP project and flood canals in the district. Terming the Chief Minister as farmers-friendly, he stated that Chandrashekhar Rao was with an opinion that people of all sections would be happy only when farmers were free of problems in the society. Hence, the State government has taken up measures to provide 24 hours power supply, irrigation facility, investment for cultivation and Minimum Support Price to the farmers.
Reminding that KCR has achieved Telangana State after 14-year long struggle, the Minister said the Chief Minister was working for the development of the State with the same spirit that was shown in materialising the dream of Telangana people. “First of its kind in the history of the State, the State government has taken up Land Records Purification to solve the land disputes and also to ensure transparency in extending Rs 4,000 per acre to the farmers. The process of Land Records Purification would be completed by January 2018”, he maintained. He has also assured to allocated Rs 25 crores in the next budget for new roads including upgrading Ambanabole-Kattangur route as double road.