Need to provide pensions, ration cards to needy
Need to provide pensions, ration cards to needy. MLA V Prabhakar Chowdary said that the officials should ensure that all the genuine and eligible persons received the white ration cards and pension benefits in the district without fail.
Anantapur: MLA V Prabhakar Chowdary said that the officials should ensure that all the genuine and eligible persons received the white ration cards and pension benefits in the district without fail.Addressing the Janmabhoomi committee members of his constituency here on Sunday, he said that after the Telugu Desam Party came to power, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu started implementing several social welfare programmes for the poor and to ensure their implementation, Janmabhoomi committees were formed.
Chowdary advised the Janmabhoomi committee members to ensure that white ration cards were distributed and pensions disbursed to all the needy in his constituency. As there were complaints of postal delays in the disbursal of pensions, he told the committee members to hold discussions with the postal superintendent and project directors and ensure that there were no delays.
Some of the people were facing problems in the district as there were discrepancies in the Aadhaar card numbers. He said that he would take steps to ensure that funds were not siphoned off due to bogus ration cards.The MLA lashed out at Opposition Leader Y S Jaganmohan Reddy over his walkout from the State Assembly abruptly while participating in the discussions.
Coming down heavily on the YSR Congress Party members for creating ruckus in the Assembly, he said that they should be more responsible in discussing the problems of people. It was unfortunate they abused the Speaker of the Assembly in harsh language, he lamented.Deputy Mayor Saake Gampanna presided over the meeting.