20-Point Programme : Tulasi Reddy not happy with Warangal district
Warangal: The 20-Point Programme chairman Dr Tulasi Reddy expressed his displeasure over poor implementation...
Warangal: The 20-Point Programme chairman Dr Tulasi Reddy expressed his displeasure over poor implementation of the scheme in Warangal district. He said that in some areas, fruits of the scheme did not reach the deserving sections of the society. He was reviewing the scheme with the district officials at Collectorate Conference Hall in Hanamkonda on Tuesday. Later, he addressed the media. He directed the District Planning Officer to monitor the implementation of the programme on daily basis. He said that there is a lot to be done in offering the Government benefits under Indira Awasa Yojana, various SC schemes to beneficiaries, PM Grameena Sadak Yojana, power connections to the farmers through AP TRANSCO. He advised the officials to work with commitment to keep Warangal in lead position in the implementation of 20-point programme. Officials clarified that 67,000 beneficiaries' under Nirmal Bharath Abhiyan were sanctioned with the funds while there are 1,45,570 beneficiaries identified. They also clarified that out of 7,400 unemployed youth who were trained under Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu, 60 percent were offered jobs by the various recruiting agencies. They also clarified on Indira Jala Prabha front; 33,000 acres of land was brought under the cultivation at an estimated cost of Rs 116 crore. Officials also clarified that mosquito menace is one front on which health officials were alerted as the spread of Malaria was the past experience. Tulasi Reddy said that poverty was pegged at 55 percent in 1975 while it had come down now with only 30 percent of the population under poverty line. He said that in A P, poverty of the population is at 21 percent now. 20-point programme member Srinivas Reddy,Additional Joint Collector Sanjivaiah, DRDA PD Vijaya Gopal, PD Housing Laxman, DMHO Sambasiva Rao and others were present.
17 Aug 2019 4:15 PM GMT