Minister for Information and Housing Kalava Sreenivas seen in a meeting with irrigation and panchayat officials at Anantapur on Saturday
Minister for Information and Housing Kalava Sreenivas seen in a meeting with irrigation and panchayat officials at Anantapur on Saturday

Anantapur/ Kurnool: State Minister for Information and Housing Kalava Sreenivas has asked irrigation and panchayat officials to supply drinking water to every home no matter what it costs.Addressing a review meeting with officials here on Saturday, Sreenivas said that there is no funds paucity for the government as far as drinking water schemes are concerned. The officials concerned should make arrangements if need be for water transportation if water scarcity exists in any place.

He also enquired about the status of drinking water scheme proposals in his constituency. He also asked the officials to explore possibilities of diverting Hundri Neeva water to Gummagatta mandal. He also asked the chief engineer to execute the water scheme for the mandal worth Rs.90 lakhs. He also directed the Panchayat Raj officials to lay pipelines to Kanekal, Pallepalle and R.B.Vanka village, Chadum and Mallapuram thandas. The minister asked the officers to have all information of mandals at their finger tips so that they could respond to any emergency anytime. 

The officials also apprised the minister of the progress of the Hundri Neeva project and the works going on at the distributaries in the High Level Canal of the Tungabhadra project. Hundri Neeva chief engineer Jalandhar and other irrigation officials were present. The new joint collector Rama Mani also met the minister and discussed about various issues pertaining to the government.

At Kurnool, state minister for information and public relations Kalava Srinivasulu directed the government officials to ensure that the welfare schemes are implemented at field level. There is a need to educate the people to utilise the government schemes, the minister added. The minister has participated at various programs at Nandyal town and Kurnool city on Saturday. He also addressed party activists meeting at district Telugu Desam party office, later he addressed a meeting with officials at state guest house.

Addressing the meeting the minister said that the government is implementing several welfare and financial subsidy schemes to strengthen the financial status of the poor.  Now, they are concentrating on the utilization of welfare schemes at village level by forming special committees, he added. 

The TDP is striving hard for the welfare of the people and the party is focusing to win the 2019 general elections.
He further stated that Andhra Pradesh would be spotted on the first place in case of implementing the developmental activities. Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu is extending flawless governance to the people of Andhra Pradesh. There is no other Chief Minister who could strive like Nara Chandra Babu Naidu, he stated.Kummara Salivahana corporation chairman Tuggali Nagendra, MLC Silpa Chakrapani Reddy, Kurnool MLA SV Mohan Reddy and others participated in the meeting.