'Dists carved out with a vision'
The Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has initiated districts reorganization with vision to serve the people better, said Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivasa Reddy on Tuesday after inaugurating Collectorate and SP office in Kamareddy, the new district carved out of Nizamabad.
The Minister said that with the formation of new districts the administration can closely monitor the welfare schemes and added that the government is thinking of introducing district specific welfare and development schemes. In the next two years 24 hours free power will be supplied to farm sector and 87 lakh household in the State will be provided with drinking water facility by 2019 under Mission Bhagiratha.
Stating that the government is giving top priority to irrigation sector, the Agriculture Minister said that ongoing projects including Pranahita- Chevella, Kaleswaram, Yellampalli and Mid Manair once completed will provide irrigation facility to 70 lakh acres.
Taking an indirect dig at Opposition, the Minister said that the government carved out the new district in most scientific manner after taking all factors into consideration and stakeholder including the Opposition parties into confidence. Wishing all success to new Kamareddy district, the minister exhorted the officials to work with commitment and conviction. He assured all support in the development of the new district.
Government Whip Gampa Govardhan presided over the public meeting at Kamareddy while Opposition leader in Legislative Council Shabbir Ali, Zahirabad MP BB Patil, MLAs Enugu Ravindar Reddy, Hanumantha Shinde, MLC Rajeswara Rao, district Collector Satyanarayana and others participated.
Later the Minister also inaugurated Police Commissionrate in Nizamabad where district Collector Yogitha Rana, Police Commissioner Karthikeya MP Kavita and others were present. The Minister said law and order is the key to development, hence the government decided to establish police Commissionerate in districts where the populations crosses 10 lakh.
Nizamabad MP K. Kavitha said that with reorganization of districts the TRS government has fulfilled yet another promise made to the people in its election manifesto. Stating that the main focus is on poverty alleviation, Kavitha said that through decentralization every rupee spend on welfare schemes reaches the real beneficiaries.