Equal priority will be given to all districts: Somireddy
Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy said that there will be no discrimination are regional imbalances in the development of the State as Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is keen on giving equal priority to all 13 districts.
Kadapa: Agriculture Minister Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy said that there will be no discrimination are regional imbalances in the development of the State as Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is keen on giving equal priority to all 13 districts.
He said that it is high time for people especially the intellectual community to disclose their views over the development of different districts in the State.
Somireddy participated in Nava Nirmana Deeksha in Kadapa on Saturday. He said the State government is determined to completing the Polavaram Project by 2019.
He pointed out that Andhra Pradesh is having vast coastline and there are sufficient resources for establishment of ports and industries. He said that through Galeru Nagiri Sujala Sravanthi and Telugu Ganga projects, even remote areas in Rayalaseema districts will get sufficient water for agriculture operations and drinking water purpose.
He recalled that government has released Rs 91 crore for Gandikota displaced. The Minister said the TDP government ensured that 6 tmcft water can be stored at Gandikota reservoir and questioned why the Congress government could not do it.
The Agriculture Minister said the government will take measures to see that the turmeric farmers will get MSP for their produce. On this occasion, the minister interacted with the locals to know their problems and action to be taken to solve them. He visited stalls at an exhibition related to the development of Kadapa district organised by the Information and Public Relations department.
Joint Collector Swetha Thevatheeya, former Minister Khalil Basha and others were present. Earlier, while recalling the circumstances that led to bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, Agriculture Minister S Chandramohan Reddy claimed that the TDP had totally opposed the State bifurcation by raising its voice against the decision of the Congress-led UPA government. He pointed out that Chandrababu Naidu was on fast for seven days in the national capital opposing the State bifurcation.