Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao announced that the unit cost for sheep being distributed to eligible beneficiaries in the State, will be increased in accordance with the rising cost of sheep in the market. He also assured to issue new ration cards as well as Aasara pensions, besides resolving the long pending issue of the Podu lands shortly.
Addressing the public meeting at Haliya on Wednesday, the Chief Minister explained about the numerous welfare and development programmes taken up by the State government in the last six and half years comparing it with the previous regimes. He pointed out that the results of Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bima, Kalyana Lakshmi/Shaadi Mubarak, Mission Bhagiratha, sheep distribution and several other schemes, were before the people to witness and experience their benefits. He stated that the TRS government was releasing funds under various schemes like Aasara pensions and Rythu Bandhu directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries which would not have been possible during the Congress regime.
Rao said the TRS government had put an end to the fluorosis crisis in erstwhile Nalgonda district with effective implementation of Mission Bhagiratha and supplying drinking water to every household through tap connections. He stated that the tanks were filled to the brim even during the peak summer due to various irrigation projects taken up by the State government and paddy was being cultivated in about 52.78 lakh acres during this Yasangi season in the State which was highest in the country.
“The TRS government is treating all religions with equal respect and had empowered the tribals by upgrading the tribal hamlets into gram panchayats, realising their demand for self-rule. Besides addressing the issues of all categories of employees and teachers, we are developing villages with all basic infrastructure including Prakruthi Vanams, tanks, and Vaikuntadhamams among others.
Chandrashekhar Rao recalled his association with Nagarjuna Sagar sitting MLA late Nomula Narasimhaiah and termed his untimely death as a great loss for himself personally and to people of Nagarjuna Sagar constituency. He recalled that Narasimhaiah always took part in various movements and fought for the people. He assured that Narasimhaiah’s son Bhagath also was being fielded on behalf of TRS to serve people of the Nagarjuna Sagar constituency.
‘Nalgonda stood top in paddy production’
Nalgonda: Energy Minister G Jagadish Reddy on Wednesday said that the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has introduced a new model of development and welfare to the country by taking up innovative schemes and projects in Telangana.
Speaking at a public meeting at Haliya, Reddy said that the Chief Minister has stood Telangana in top in development and welfare in the country in the short span of six years. He also made Telangana a hunger-free State. The TRS government also succeeded in solving decades-old fluoride issue in Nalgonda, he added. Nalgonda district also stood top in paddy production in the State due to the irrigation facility being provided to every acre. In addition to this, 24 hour-free-electricity supply to the agricultural pump sets was also helping in improving paddy production in non-ayacut areas, he added.
Reminding that the Congress leaders made all efforts to stop the Chief Minister from attending the public meeting at Haliya, he said that they have fear that Chief Minister would expose their failures and cheap politics during his speech. TRS candidate for Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly constituency Nomula Bhagath vowed to take forward the principles of his father late Nomula Narsimhaiah. He sought the blessings of the people of Nagarjuna Sagar Assembly Constituency, who elected his father as MLA in 2014 elections.
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