YS Jagan lays foundation stone for Varikapudisela lift scheme in Macherla

YS Jagan lays foundation stone for Varikapudisela lift scheme in Macherla

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday will inaugurate the works Varikapudisela lift scheme in Macharla of Palnadu district.

Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy laid the foundation stone for Varikapudishela lift scheme works at Macharla in Palnadu district. This scheme, which is part of the 'YSR Palnadu Drought Relief Scheme,' aims to fulfill the long-standing wish of the people in Palnadu and Prakasam districts.

Speaking on the occasion, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy announced plans to provide Krishna water to Palnadu. The foundation stone for the Varikapudishela lift scheme works was laid by CM Jagan in Macherla of Palnadu district on Wednesday.

CM Jagan highlighted that the project had obtained all necessary permissions before commencing, unlike the previous rulers who had undertaken it without proper authorisation. He said that the Varikapudishela lift scheme will be implemented in phases, benefiting areas such as Macherla, Vinukonda, and Erragondapalem, which aims to provide both drinking and irrigation water, contributing to the development of the region.

The Chief Minister said that the government has also focused on empowering women, as well as the Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Backward Classes (BC) minorities. He said that the significant amount of funds, totaling to Rs. 2.40 lakh crores, has been allocated to the accounts of women through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and Non-DBT programs. The CM emphasised that welfare schemes were continued even during the challenging times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

CM Jagan criticised the previous chief minister, Chandrababu, accusing him of neglecting people's welfare.

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