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Good roads indicate pace of development: KTR

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Good roads indicate the development of a particular area, said Panchayat Raj Minister K Taraka Rama Rao at Nawabpet mandal centre on Monday after laying foundation for roads in Shankarpally and Nawabpet, in Chevella constituency, costing Rs.23.5 crore.

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Vikarabad: Good roads indicate the development of a particular area, said Panchayat Raj Minister K Taraka Rama Rao at Nawabpet mandal centre on Monday after laying foundation for roads in Shankarpally and Nawabpet, in Chevella constituency, costing Rs.23.5 crore.

  • Rs.18,000 cr to be spent on roads in five years
  • Rebuts charges on pension scheme
  • Clarifies that those not on beneficiaries list can apply again

Addressing a public meeting, he said roads would be laid across Telangana during the next five years incurring a massive expenditure of Rs.18,000 crore. Heavy allocations have been made to set up four-line roads from Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao’s native district centre to Hyderabad and double-line roads from the mandal to the district centres.

Panchayat Raj Minister K Taraka Rama Rao unveiling a plaque in Rangareddy district on Monday

KTR expressed ire that some persons were criticising the TRS government alleging that the number of pension beneficiaries has been cut, although Rs.4,000 crore has been allotted for the benefit of the poor. If anyone was left out of the beneficiaries list he or she could apply again.

The Minister said the government had prevailed upon banks to waive farm loans of Rs.17,000 crore in four instalments. He instructed Collector Sridhar to ensure that farmers in the districts did not face any problems, after they were brought to government’s notice.

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