KCR decodes nitty-gritty of 30-day Special Action Plan

KCR decodes nitty-gritty of 30-day Special Action Plan

Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao in a meeting with the officials and public representatives at Telangana State Academy of Rural Development directs them to implement the plan in letter and spirit

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Tuesday said one programme would be planned per day in the '30-day Special Action Plan' of villages from September 6 and directed that the officials should implement the plan in letter and spirit.

Addressing a meeting of the officials and public representatives at Telangana State Academy of Rural Development, he said that on the first day, Gram Sabha should be convened, and the Chief Minister's message should be readout.

The reasons, importance and need for the 30-day Special Action Plan should be explained to the people. The people should be invited to take part in the programme and their suggestions should be taken.

"On the second day, Co-option members should be elected, and elections should also be held for the Village Standing Committees. Sarpanches' family members are barred from getting elected as the Co-Option members. Elect Co-option members in accordance with the Act," he said.

He said the 30-day Action Plan should consist of programmes like managing sanitation, removal of dilapidated houses, animal sheds and debris, capping all the unused bore wells, filling up and levelling low-lying areas, cleaning up of all the government buildings, like schools and Anganwadis, offices etc., removal of all the weeds, cleaning the roads and others.

The Action plan should include repairing drains, cleaning drainages and removing waste from the drains, sprinkling of bleaching powder, removal of stagnated water, encouraging villagers to participate in voluntary service, cleaning the marketplaces, arranging tractors to transport saplings and removal of the garbage and others.

Identifying land in all the villages to create a dumping yard, land to construct a cremation ground, preparation of plans to have 100 per cent toilets in the village, selecting suitable land for having permanent plant nursery in the village and others should be made part of it.

Those dump garbage on the roads should be levied Rs 500 fine. Forest Range Officer should extend technical services for the upkeep and maintenance of the nurseries under Haritha Haram programme, he said.

About seven days should exclusively be allocated under the 30-day programme for the electricity related issues. Meters should be fixed, and LED lights should be fitted to all the streetlight polls.

The State government would provide funds to the village from the budget, and funds should be procured from Central Finance Commission grants, general taxes of the Gram Panchayat, from NREGA, Corporate Social Responsibility funds, and from donors.

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