Suryapet: Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy on Monday said that the world was surprised at the development and the way of implementation of welfare schemes were being implemented in State in a short span. Several welfare schemes taken up by Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao became role models for the entire country in the upliftment of downtrodden sections, he added.
Distributing new ration cards to the beneficiaries at a programme held at Suryapet, Jagadish Reddy said the welfare schemes have brought international recognition to Telangana. He pointed out that delegates across the world visited the State to examine the developmental projects and implementation of welfare schemes. The people of the State owned the TRS party and considered the Chief Minister as their family member. The Chief Minister was taking care of all families and was catering to their needs through welfare schemes as an elder of the family, he added. The State government accorded equal importance to the development and welfare of the people, he added.
He said that irregularities and partiality took place in the issuance of ration cards and selection of beneficiaries before 2014. But, now, the State government took adequate measures for the selection of the genuine beneficiaries of ration cards ensuring transparency and sans partiality. The officials succeeded in ensuing error-free process in the selection of families for issuance of new ration cards, he added.
He asked the people to question the opposition parties whether or not suicides of farmers and weavers have come down after the formation of Telangana. He recalled how before the formation of State, drinking water was supplied to the people through taps once a week.
Reminding the condition of irrigation facility in Telangana in united Andhra Pradesh, he said that the farmers, who owned 10 to 15 acres of agricultural lands were also forced to migrate to other places for livelihood.
Overcoming all odds, our Chief Minister succeeded in bringing a golden era in the State by bringing earlier glory to agriculture and reviving caste-based professions in a short period. He said that 9,373 new rations cards were sanctioned to the eligible families in the Suryapet district.
The district Collector T Vinay Krishna Reddy, Additional Collector S Mohan, Suraypet municipal chairperson Perumalla Annapurna and others were also present.
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