Kavitha: KCR achieved progress, despite NDA hurdles

Update: 2023-02-04 19:40 GMT
TRS MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha. (DC File Photo)

HYDERABAD: BRS MLC Kalvakuntla Kavitha said that Telangana  has become a role model for other states, thanks to  the humane touch and statesmanship of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.

Braving all the problems created by Opposition parties and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chandrasekhar Rao is taking the state on the right developmental path, she said.

Participating in the debate on motion of thanks in the Legislative Council for the address of Governor Tamilisai Soundarajan, Kavitha said that Telangana’s welfare schemes and developmental programmes have inspired other states. The Delhi and Punjab Chief Ministers had decided to introduce Kanti Velugu programme in their respective states after visiting Telangana, she said.

The per capita income is the yardstick for progress and Telangana state currently is at `3.17 lakh compared to `1.24 crore in 2014, she said.

The infant mortality rate (IMR) and MMR has decreased in Telangana, she said.

Meanwhile, Legislative Council chairman Gutha Sukhender Reddy agreed to conduct Kanti Velugu camp in the Council as suggested by Kavitha.

Congress member T. Jeevan Reddy said that the BRS government failed to implement crop loan waiver to farmers because of which they are facing difficulties. V.G. Goud, Palla Rajeshwar Reddy, S. Vani Devi, K. Janardhan Reddy, A. Narsi Reddy and others participated in the debate.

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