Ponnavaram to go hitech
Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Y S Chowdary unveiled big plans for Ponnavaram his adopted village in Veerulapadu mandal of Krishna district. The Union Minister is keen to develop CC roads with underground drainage apart from developing amenities like wifi, solar power, organic farming, digital classes in government schools, CCTV cameras for village security, uninterrupted drinking water supply, bio toilets and check dams to preserve rain water. The Union minister visited the village on Sunday and unveiled a statue of NTR, laid foundation for CC roads and two bed room housing colony for poor.
He said that rural youth should be entrusted with the responsibility to monitor the welfare programmes. He also appealed for developing dairy units in the village. MP Kesineni Srinivas, MLA Tangirala Sowmya, Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao and others accompanied the Union Minister.