Sangareddy: District Collector M Hanumanth Rao has said that Yeddumailaram village has become a torch-bearer for women’s empowerment and village development in Telangana State.
The Collector on Sunday presented documents of Sukanya Samrudhi Yojana (SSY) to 54 girl children. The gram panchayat opened the accounts for all girl children aged below 10 years in the village, and paid the first installment of Rs 1,000 towards SSY with the help of donations.
Addressing the villagers on the occasion, the Collector said the gram panchayat led by young sarpanch Kasala Malla Reddy was leading from the front by taking up various development works.
He has said that the school, park, playground and several other facilities had undergone huge transformation in the past couple of years. Appreciating the efforts of the sarpanch, Rao has said they will grant a Mahila Sangham Bhavan to help SHG women of Yeddumailaram to organise regular meetings.
The Collector hailed the District Jail Superintendent Shiva Kumar Goud, junior lecturer Krishna Kumar and Dr Chakrapani, who founded Save the Girl children foundation to support villages like Yeddumailaram. Earlier, the Collector went around the village to see the development works undertaken by them.
DRDO PD Ch Srinivas Rao said Yeddumailaram village was lucky to have Malla Reddy as sarpanch. Zilla Parishad Chairperson P Manjusree, IRS Officer, Dr Sudhakar Nayak, MPP Sarala and others were present.
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