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KTR exhorts civic chiefs to bring change with new Act

KTR exhorts civic chiefs to bring change with new Act
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Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao on Tuesday asked the municipal commissioners to work for bringing change in the municipalities by implementing the new Municipal Act.

Hyderabad: Municipal Administration Minister KT Rama Rao on Tuesday asked the municipal commissioners to work for bringing change in the municipalities by implementing the new Municipal Act.

Addressing the concluding session of the two-day training programme of the municipal commissioners from Telangana held in the city on Tuesday, the minister stated that the government has introduced system centric administration in place of person centric administration.

The meeting discussed about the new reforms, changes in the rules in the two-day meeting. The government, with an intention of providing transparent services to the people in a speedy manner and without any scope for corruption, brought the new Municipal Act.

The new Act would help for providing better services to the people and other civic amenities.

"Chief Minister has brought this Act with several reforms," said KTR. He mentioned that the houses under 75 yards would not require any building permission. The rules like self certification were part of the same spirit, he added.

The minister called upon the municipal commissioners to work for taking the administrative and welfare fruits reach the people effectively.

He also asked the officials to work for planned development of the cities. "Let us all work together to provide good governance, speedy and transparent administration and also healthy environment as a team as it is not possible for a single person to provide the development fruits to the people," said KTR suggesting the commissioners to hold meetings with their staff on the new Act.

KTR said that the commissioner should work in such a manner that there is a change in the municipality.

"I will support the municipal commissioners, who bring out innovative programmes which are not in the Municipal Act. Already the municipalities like Siddipet, Sircilla, Warangal, Suryapet, Peerzadiguda were working effectively and getting recognition at national level," said the minister suggesting the commissioners to look at them.

He said that a meeting would be organised once in every three months with the commissioners and the government would reward the commissioner giving best results.

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