The state rolled out the first of its kind Sweccha through which personal sanitary supplies will be provided to girl students in government schools free. The CM also started a novel initiative, the Jagananna Sampoorna Gruha Hakku (OTS), where people who received houses from the government can get them registered by paying a nominal fee. DC file image
VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy clearly emerged as the undisputed leader in terms of popularity and efficiency, going by the overwhelming mandate in a series of elections acknowledging his welfare and development agenda, industrial houses queuing up to set up shop in the state and the first edition of YSR Achievement Awards getting underway, among others.
The results of the elections to the local bodies, the Tirupati Lok Sabha and Budvel Assembly bypolls reiterated the faith of people in Jagan Mohan Reddy’s governance. In his reactions, he said he felt the results had increased the government's responsibility.
Topping his work on the social justice front was the election of Koyye Moshen Raju as Chairman and Zakia Khanam as his deputy in the Legislative Council. Meanwhile, YSRC numbers swelled with the ruling party bagging all the 11 seats on offer.
Reddy visited Delhi twice and discussed wide-ranging issues of the state by meeting Union home minister Amit Shah and other Central ministers. He also called on Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to resolve water disputes and border issues between the two states.
On the education front, the Chief Minister launched the first phase of Nadu-Nedu in schools, which welcomed students after a long break due to Covid-19. Almost 15,715 government schools were modernised, the government has said. Besides, he laid the foundation stone for constructing 14 medical colleges.
After the distribution of house sites to over 30 lakh beneficiaries, the Chief Minister initiated the construction of 15.6 lakh houses for the poor in the first phase. He launched the door delivery of rice to ration card holders along with a fleet of dispensing units vans. He launched a comprehensive temple management system.
The state rolled out the first of its kind Sweccha through which personal sanitary supplies will be provided to girl students in government schools free. The CM also started a novel initiative, the Jagananna Sampoorna Gruha Hakku (OTS), where people who received houses from the government can get them registered by paying a nominal fee.The year 2021 must be rated among the busiest for the CM.
He started working on the first day of the outgoing year, laying the foundation stone for six lighthouses under the Global Housing Technology Challenge India programme and receiving awards from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for good performance in the housing programme.