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Telangana emerges as power-surplus State: Vinod Kumar

Published: 17th Jul 2021 11:15 pm

Hyderabad: Telangana State has now emerged as a power-surplus State. In the combined State of Andhra Pradesh people suffered due to long spells of load shedding, said B Vinod Kumar, Vice-Chairman, Telangana State Planning Board (TSPB).

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Addressing the newly recruited junior assistants at the Dr MCR HRD Institute here Saturday, he said that the irrigation projects were instrumental in finding an enduring solution to the problems of water scarcity.

Highlighting the various initiatives being implemented by Telangana government, Vinod said a big push is being given to education especially through the residential educational institutions. Welfare schemes being implemented in the State have resulted in diverse achievements in the social sector. The transfer of money to the accounts of farmers as a part of Rythu Bandhu scheme and the resultant money circulation in the rural economy, even during the pandemic times, has helped Telangana State to emerge a top paddy producer, he added.

The Board vice-chairman said the initiatives, conceptualised and executed under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, has made Telangana a leader in multiple domains and made it worthy of emulation by other States.

Principal Secretary for Finance K Ramakrishna Rao lauded the efforts of employees of Telangana State for their work during the pandemic times for successfully transferring money to the accounts of lakhs of households. This involved extensive coordination with multiple stakeholders, including different wings of Government, banks, National Payments Corporation of India, and others.

Asserting that migration will continue, he said there is a need to evolve for more schemes to support self-employment and entrepreneurship, according to a release.

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