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Complete Veligonda on a war footing: ZP

Complete Veligonda on a war footing: ZPZP Chairman Edara Haribabu addressing general body meeting
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The members participated in the general body meeting of the Prakasam Zilla Parishad on Friday passed a resolution requesting the state government to complete the construction of Poola Subbaiah Veligonda Project on war footing, announced the ZP Chairman Edara Haribabu.

Ongole: The members participated in the general body meeting of the Prakasam Zilla Parishad on Friday passed a resolution requesting the state government to complete the construction of Poola Subbaiah Veligonda Project on war footing, announced the ZP Chairman Edara Haribabu.

Presided over the general body meeting, Haribabu said that the general body has passed resolutions congratulating YS Jaganmohan Reddy and Narendra Modi for being elected as the Chief Minister and Prime Minister. He said that the general body requested the Chief Minister to give top priority to Veligonda project to save the public in the district from drinking and irrigation water scarcity.

He said that the resolutions were passed asking the Chief Minister to start works of Ramayapatnam port and announcing the Prakasam district as a backward district. He said that they asked the government to continue works of NIMZ at Kanigiri, Donakonda Mega Industrial Hub, IIIT-Ongole in the resolutions along with the suggestion to see a major port is constructed with central government funds at Ramayapatnam.

MLA Karanam Balarama Krishnamurthy requested the government to take a special interest in completion of the irrigation projects in the district. He asked the RWS department to supply water to all notified and non notified tanks in the district to avoid drinking water problems to the public.

He said that he observed drinking water problem in several places in Chirala assembly constituency and asked them to dig new bore wells in the area. He also said that a number of electricity service lines are passing through houses at reachable height and asked the electricity department to address the issue immediately.

The Tangutur MPP Chadalavada Chandrasekhar complained that after the formation of the new government, they are cancelling the works under the MGNREGS and removing field assistants from the jobs. He suggested the officials to stop practising such methods.

Naguluppalapadu MPP Muppavarapu Veeraiah Chowdary appreciated the DWMA staff for implementing MGNREGS scheme so well so that the district received the second position in the country. He advised them to plant trees and take initiation to protect them also and release bills for works taken up under the scheme.

The ZP in-charge CEO Rajasekhar, RWS SE Sanjeeva Reddy, DPO Subbarao, SSA PO Venkateswara Rao, housing PD Sainath Kumar, civil supplies DM Sivaparvati, BC Welfare ED Lakshmi Durga, DWMA PD Venkateswarlu, and other members also participated in the meeting.

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