Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao approved for release of Rs 1,200 crore to ensure adequate drinking water supply in the peripheral areas of Hyderabad city. He also instructed the officials concerned to initiate immediate measures to prevent scarcity of drinking water in Hyderabad and its surrounding areas in future.
The Chief Minister who chaired the State Cabinet meeting at Pragathi Bhavan on Tuesday, also instructed the officials to establish third wire (neutral) for power supply in all villages especially for streetlights in an attempt to prevent any inadvertent short circuits. The Cabinet asserted that the construction of Vaikuntadhamams in all the villages across the State should be completed within next one month. The Chief Minister asked all the Ministers to monitor the works personally in their respective districts and ensure that all Vaikuntadhamams are completed without fail.
Ahead of the meeting, the Panchayat Raj and Municipal Administration departments tabled reports on progress of Palle Pragathi and Pattana Pragathi for discussion before the State Cabinet. The Cabinet will also discuss on the ongoing Covid-19 situation in the State as well as the proposed filling of about 50,000 vacancies in the government departments through direct recruitment and also the ongoing agricultural operations in the State among others.