Development beckons Khammam: Tummala

Development beckons Khammam: Tummala
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Minister for Roads and Buildings Tummala Nageswar Rao said that Khammam district is set to witness a speedy and unprecedented development. After hoisting the national flag at the Police Parade Grounds here on Thursday in commemoration of Telangana State Formation Day celebrations, the Minister asserted that the district would see an all round growth in the next three years.

Khammam: Minister for Roads and Buildings Tummala Nageswar Rao said that Khammam district is set to witness a speedy and unprecedented development. After hoisting the national flag at the Police Parade Grounds here on Thursday in commemoration of Telangana State Formation Day celebrations, the Minister asserted that the district would see an all round growth in the next three years.

  • Minister Jagadish Reddy hoisted National flag; paid tributes to martyrs
  • Appointment orders to the 61 family members of Telangana martyrs.
  • About Rs. 40 crores worth of assets under the various government schemes were distributed to the 1173 beneficiaries

Referring to the progress of Mission Kakatiya and Mission Bhagiratha, the two flagship programmes of the government, he said that Khammam is making huge strides as it stood first in the State in the commissioning of works. “District will become agricultural hub soon,” the Minister said, pointing to the Rs 7,926 crore Sri Sitarama Irrigation Project which caters to the irrigation needs of about 5 lakh acres.

The problems of drought-affected Palair constituency will be addressed before the end of this year through Bhakta Ramadasu Irrigation Project, he said. Stating that government was committed to focus on health and education, he also reeled out several programmes for the uplift of poor and downtrodden. Later, the Minister felicitated the families of eight Telangana martyrs.

He also gave away employment letters to six persons of the martyrs’ families. He also felicitated 28 persons who excelled in their fields. Zilla Parishad chairperson G Kavitha, SC Corporation chairman Pidamarthi Ravi, legislators Puvvada Ajay Kumar, Sandra Venkata Veeraiah and Balasani Laxminarayana, District Collector DS Lokesh Kumar and Superintendent of Police Shahnawaz Qasim were among others present.

In Nalgonda, the second Telangana Formation Day was celebrated on a grand scale in the district on Thursday. As a part of the celebrations, people paid tributes to Telangana martyrs, hoisted national flags at educational institutions, government offices, party offices and distributed sweets.

Power Minister G Jagadish Reddy paid tributes at Telangana Martyrs Pillar and participated in the celebrations organised by the district administration at police parade grounds at the district headquarters. Addressing the gathering after hoisting the flag, he remembered the sacrifices of martyrs and contribution of sons of the soil during the agitation in making the dream of separate Telangana state into reality.

The State government, under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, was striving hard to carve golden Telangana for the welfare of future generations, he added. The Minister listed out all the government schemes and milestones achieved by the government during the last two years.

On the occasion, the district administration has given appointment orders to the members of 61 families of Telangana martyrs. Assets worth about Rs 40 crores under various government schemes were distributed to 1,173 beneficiaries. School students performed cultural programmes reflecting the Telangana culture and tradition.

A parade of vehicles exhibiting various developmental programmes and schemes of the government was organised. In the evening district, cultural society organised various Telangana oriented cultural events at Nagarjuna Degree College grounds in Nalgonda. District Collector P Satyanarayana Reddy, SP Prakash Reddy, MPs Gutha Sukhender Reddy, Bhura Narsaiah Goud, MLAs Veeresham, Bhasker Rao, Gadhari Kishore, Prabhakar Reddy and other officials, political leaders, public participated in the celebrations.

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