Palamuru Ranga Reddy LIS will be completed at any cost: KT Rama Rao

Telangana Government will take all measures to ensure not a single drop of water from our rightful share is lost, said the Minister.

Narayanpet: Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao said Telangana Government will complete the Palamuru Ranga Reddy Lift irrigation project irrespective of the hurdles.

Telangana Government will take all measures to ensure not a single drop of water from our rightful share is lost, said the Minister.

He reminded Narayanpet residents that there was public hearing scheduled on August 10 regarding land acquisition for the canal works in the district.

“There are a few people, who will create hurdles for welfare and development programmes by filing cases and false statements. If you want sufficient water supply, then turn up in large numbers for the public hearing and express your views” Minister KT Rama Rao while addressing the gathering at Pattana Pragathi programme here on Saturday.

He wanted the local sarpanches and ZPTCs to take initiative in this regard and present their versions at the public hearing meeting.

The Karivena reservoir works are nearing completion and once it is ready, sufficient water will be made available to 1.05 lakh acres in the district.

The Handlooms Minister laid foundation for a integrated handloom training cum production centre at Kourampally village. He said the facility will be completed in a year.

He said Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced Chentha Bima insurance coverage for handloom weavers in tune with Rythu Bima being extended to farmers across the State.

The Minister said no State in the country can match Telangana in terms of welfare and development programmes being implemented in the State.

He said Karnataka was just 10 kms away from Narayanpet and wanted the people to enquire if Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bima, Kalyana Lakshmi, free power supply to farmers and other welfare programmes were being taken up in the neighbouring State.

Despite covid pandemic, the farming sector was unaffected in the State as Telangana stood first in paddy procurement in the country. Irrespective of the challenges due to corona, the State Government ensured not a single farmer was subjected to any inconvenience during procurement.

The Chief Minister had launched Palle and Pattana Pragathi programmes to take up different development works in both rural and urban areas. Each village in the State was now equipped with a tractor, Palle Prakruthi vanam, dumpyard and sanitation was being accorded top priority during these programmes, he said.

On the appeal made by local MLA Rajender Reddy for a food processing special economic zone in the district, the Minister responded positively and directed the District Collector Harichandana to submit plans immediately and also wanted allocation of over 250 acres for setting up the zone.

During his whirlwind tour of Narayanpet, the Minister inaugurated child ward at Government Hospital, laid foundation for Martys Memorial Park, foundation for beautification works at Ambedkar chowk, launched Children Park and Science Park and participated in Pattana Pragathi programme.

Telangana Today

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