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Puvvada Ajay Kumar lays stones for works in Khammam municipal wards

Puvvada Ajay Kumar lays stones for works in Khammam municipal wardsTransport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar felicitating an older woman during 5th anniversary celebrations of Farmers Community Centre in Khammam on Tuesday
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Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar has directed the engineering officials concerned to speed up development works in Khammam Municipal Corporation...

Khammam: Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar has directed the engineering officials concerned to speed up development works in Khammam Municipal Corporation (KMC). He along with Mayor G Papalal and MLC B Lakshminarayana laid foundation stones for various development works in several municipal wards in Khammam.

Speaking on the occasion, Puvvada said a large amount of funds were spent on beautification works in Khammam city and all major streets were expanded, medians constructed and central lighting was provided. The city has witnessed a quick growth in terms of infrastructure development, Ajay Kumar noted.

The ongoing works have to be completed by the February end, he said, informing that the Corporation has planned to develop many internal roads and CC drains in the city. Municipal Commissioner Anurag Jayanthi and others were present.

Later, the Minister addressed famers at the fifth anniversary of Farmers Community Centre, Vutukuru in Kamepalli mandal in the district. He said Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao was has been giving priority to agriculture and in this regard he had introduced several welfare schemes like Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bima etc.

Appointment of thousands of agriculture extension officers (AEOs) was one of them, he said, adding that the AEOs have an important role to play. They have to explain cropping patterns and organic farming methods to farmers, he pointed out.

The Minister also pointed out that globalisation has impacted the farming sector in a negative manner and the farming community has to switch over to natural farming methods and use manure and bio-fertilisers to reap good harvest and also help people maintain better health. "The weather in Telangana suitable for all kinds of crops. If farmers follow quality agricultural practices, what they produce would be in great demand," Ajay Kumar said.

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