Independence Day 2019: KCR Announces
60-Day Action Plan To Transform Villages
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) on Thursday announced a 60-day special action plan to transform villages and towns with special emphasis on cleanliness and greenery.
The action plan is aimed at introducing the new approach and implementation of the new Panchayat Raj Act and Municipality Act. Addressing the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at the historic Golconda Fort here, he said the government would release funds from the Finance Commission grants to the local bodies before the commencement of the program.
Under the first phase of the program, sanitation in the villages and towns will be improved with the participation of people.
Stating that unhygienic conditions are the root cause for the ill health, he said in this 60-day program, officials and the public representatives with public participation should change the topography of villages and towns. The Chief Minister said that civil society organizations with the participation of people should work towards totally clearing the garbage.
KCR also announced that the electricity department will observe ‘Power Week’ with the participation of the people to replace rusted poles and attend to hanging wires.
“Every village and town should set up the sapling nurseries based on their need with the help of the local bodies and 10 percent of the village and town budget should be allocated for the growth of greenery. Six saplings will be provided to every house in the villages and towns based on the request made,” the Chief Minister said.
He exuded confidence that the dream of ‘Bangaru’ (golden) Telangana will be realized ‘very soon’ through moral and committed governance. He said that Telangana today stood before the country as proud and model state and the foundations needed for the construction of ‘Bangaru Telangana’ have been laid strongly.
KCR, whose Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) retained power in December 2018, after achieving Telangana state through a great moment, they were carrying out the reconstruction with utmost devotion like performing of a ‘Yagnaa’. He claimed that Telangana’s wealth,