Kurnool to house an excellent judicial city: Buggana

Finance minister Buggana Rajendranath said that the state has recorded a remarkable increase in revenue during the last four years

Kurnool: Finance minister Buggana Rajendranath has explained the government’s plans to establish an excellent Judicial City on Jagannath Gattu here.

This ambitious project will also include a groundbreaking ceremony for the National Law University. The event would be presided over by the chief minister.

Speaking during a review meeting in Yemmiganur on water resource projects etc, the minister said the CM’s historic decision to establish a high court in Kurnool would be implemented immediately after the necessary approvals are obtained.

He also said the state has recorded a remarkable increase in revenue during the last four years. While revenue growth was 6 per cent from 2014 to 2019, it surged to 16 per cent by now.

The minister discussed the development of the Gajuladinne project aimed at providing irrigation water to the Gonegandla and Kodumuru mandals, as well as projects for provide drinking water and irrigation support to Krishnagiri, Yemmiganur and Dhone mandals.

He stressed the importance of selecting agencies that prioritize quality in project execution.

Regarding the Yemmiganur and Mantralayam constituencies, the minister said the immediate tasks will be addressed and works completed. Significant infrastructure developments, including the construction of a bypass road in Adoni with '250 crore, a medical college with ' 450 crore and road projects in the Kurnool district with '1,900 crore have been lined up.

The finance minister also mentioned various city projects such as sewage treatment plants, buildings for municipal offices and water supply enhancements in Kurnool city and emphasized the allocation of funds for these initiatives.

Yemmiganur MLA Chennakesava Reddy raised his concern about the Tungabhadra Low-Level Canal's lack of shutters, affecting vital areas. The minister assured him that repairs and maintenance funds would be provided for the canal.

He laid the foundation for the renovation works at the Collectorate, estimating an expenditure of '8.08 crore. Mantralayam MLA Balanagi Reddy, district collector Srijana, Zilla Parishad chairman Papireddy, Kurnool mayor Ramaiah, and Kurnool MLA Hafeez Khan were present.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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