Capital construction works will continue, says Botcha
- The YSRCP govt will take welfare schemes to the weaker sections to ensure their upliftment, he says
- The Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development assumes charge at the Secretariat at Velagapudi on Saturday
- Irrigation Minister Dr P Anil Kumar and Minister for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Marketing Mopidevi Venkata Ramana also take charge
Amaravati: Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development Botcha Satyanarayana after occupying his chamber at the Secretariat here on Saturday said that the construction of the capital city of Amaravati would continue. However, the corrupt practices would be cleansed, he asserted.
Talking to newsmen, the Minister said that the government headed by Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy would take the welfare programmes to the weaker sections for their betterment.
Recalling that the government had enhanced the salary of the sanitary workers from Rs 12,000 to Rs 18,000, he said that the government was committed to fulfill the promises made in the election manifesto.
The Minister was accompanied by Anakapalli MLA Gudivada Amarnath, municipal officials and party workers.
Minister for Irrigation Dr P Anil Kumar who occupied his chamber at the Secretariat on Saturday said that the government would strive to provide irrigation facility to each and every acre in the State. He said that transparency would be given top priority in the department.
Minister for Animal Husbandry, Fisheries and Marketing Mopidevi Venkata Ramana after occupying his chambers at the Secretariat here on Saturday, said that Rs 4 per litre would be given to the dairy farmers only to help them. He said that Animal Husbandry is an important portfolio as several lakhs of people depend upon the livestock in rural areas.
He said that the Cabinet has decided in principle to pay Rs 6,000 per sheep to the sheep rearing community in case of death of sheep.
He said that the fishermen would be paid offseason assistance of Rs 10,000 and the family members of the fishermen would be paid Rs 10 lakh in case of death of the head of the family.