Turn all villages as role models: Minister Indrakaran
Forests, Environment, Endowments and Housing Minister Allola Indrakaran Reddy called upon the district officers and public representatives to turn all villages in the district into green, clean and beautiful.
Nirmal: Forests, Environment, Endowments and Housing Minister Allola Indrakaran Reddy called upon the district officers and public representatives to turn all villages in the district into green, clean and beautiful. On Friday, the Minister inaugurated 30-day special action plan at Ellampalli gram panchayat in Nirmal district.
Speaking on the occasion, Minister Indrakaran Reddy said the development of villages will lead to the development of State and country and directed the officials to turn the village as role models. The officials were told to solve the problems in the villages with the participation of people.
They were also told to identify buildings that are in a dilapidated condition, dismantle them and use the debris to fill unused wells and quarries in their areas.
The other orders of the Minister include – removal of weeds in the villages; filling of pot holes and low lands with debris and gravel; to ensure that everyone constructs individual toilets and use them; villagers should not go for open defecation and urinals; to clean drainages and ensure villagers not to dump garbage in the drainages; to encourage villagers to maintain two dust bins in their house; to impose a fine of Rs 500 if anybody dumps garbage on roads; to create awareness among the people to plant saplings under Haritha Haram drive; and improve green cover in villages for human survival. He told Transco officials to tighten loose electric wires, install LED bulbs and remove bent electric polls and everyone should work with coordination to make their villages beautiful. Minister Indrakaran also said that the government has increased the salaries of sanitary workers to Rs 8,500 and Rs 30 lakhs were sanctioned for the construction of Hanuman temple in villages.
He assured that double bedroom houses for the homeless poor will be completed in one month in Ellampalli village.
Later, he made door-to-door visit in the village and enquired about their problems in the village. The Minister distributed 512 dust bins in the village for dry and wet garbage.
In the gram sabha programme in Ellampalli village, co-opted members Boinapalli Kishan Rao, Mutaponi Posani and Allola Muralidhar Reddy were elected unanimously. 20 sthayee sangam committee members were appointed for looking over sanitation, greenery, streetlights and others. FACS chairman Ramkishan Reddy, ZP co-option member Subhash Rao, DPO Srinivas, MPP Rameshwar Rao, MPDO Sainath, Sarpanch Allola Ravinder Reddy, special officer Gurunanak, Nagesh and others were present.