KT Rama Rao seeks 45-acre rly land for 2BHK
IT & Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao urged the Centre to give 45 acres of Railway land for the double-bedroom housing scheme in the State.
MA&UD Minister calls on Union Minister of State Bandaru Dattatreya in New Delhi
Hyderabad: IT & Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao urged the Centre to give 45 acres of Railway land for the double-bedroom housing scheme in the State.
Rama Rao on Monday called on Union Minister of State for Labour & Employment Bandaru Dattatreya in Delhi and discussed about the housing scheme for the poor as well as other problems pertaining to Telangana State, including Labour Department and others.
Later, the IT Minister told the media that he appealed to Dattatreya to take immediate steps to help speed up housing scheme as the State government had promised to construct some two lakh houses for the poor. “On behalf of the State government, we have urged Dattatreya to talk to Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu and convince him to give 45 acres of Railway land for the housing scheme,” he said.
On getting railway land, the State government can take up construction of the prestigious double-bedroom houses in a large number, Rama Rao said. Dattatreya, who promised to take steps, had also appreciated the State government for speeding up the double-bedroom housing scheme through Labour Department, he said. Rama Rao also said they had a plan to reopen closed factories in the State.
Besides seeking steps to reopen the cement factory and Ramagundam Fertilizer factory, Rama Rao said he had urged the Union Minister to lend a helping hand to Beedi workers in Siricilla, Nizamabad and North Telangana area. “We have also urged Dattatreya to build a 150-bed hospital for beedi workers and ESI hospitals with additional capacity in Hyderabad.