Revanth Reddy raises Secunderabad Cantonment Board lands issue
Malkajgiri MP Revanth Reddy who was invited to the meeting as special invitee made several suggestions to the Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) on various issues.
Secunderabad: Malkajgiri MP Revanth Reddy who was invited to the meeting as special invitee made several suggestions to the Secunderabad Cantonment Board (SCB) on various issues. Raising the issue of leased cantonment lands and bungalows given to private persons, he sought information related to allocation of bungalows and details of measures taken to prevent illegal constructions and encroachments in the Cantonment area.
He suggested the measures to be taken to evacuate the private persons from the bungalows. Answering to the queries of the MP, Brigadier said that the Board has already initiated measures to evict private persons and were waiting for permission from MOD to take control of 36 bungalows in the area.
Revanth said that he was ready to join with Board officials and members in their efforts to get the pending funds from the state government and meet the officials in this regard. He said he would try to convince various public sector and private companies in the Malkajgiri constituency to spend some of their CSR funds towards development of the Cantonment area. He instructed the officials to prepare the policy and action plan in this regard.
Revanth said that he would seek assistance of the union minister of state Kishan Reddy for resolution of various cantonment issues which were under the purview of Central government. The MP said he had already held discussion with union minister in this regard and the minister had assured him of his support.
During the meeting, SCB members raised many issues with the board officials. Brigadier Abhijit Sinha assured members that several pending works would be completed soon. Former vice president Keshava Reddy expressed his dissatisfaction over the pending works in the last two years even though Rs 500 crore were sanctioned by the Central government for various development works in Cantonment. Other members sought answers from Board officials on several local issues.