Jagan says AP villages now a vibrant canvas of rural progress

Vijayawada: Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy extended his Sankranti greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh on Friday.

On the occasion, he underlined that villages of Andhra Pradesh have now been transformed into a vibrant canvas of rural progress.

“Vooru Marindi,” he declared, pointing out that the YSR Congress government has brought progress and prosperity to villages.

The CM pointed out that the 10,778 YSR Rythu Bharosa Kendras are helping farmers in the entire range of farming activities, from choosing seeds to selling the harvested crop.

“All these services are being rendered in the village itself,” he stated.

Jagan Mohan Reddy said the 15,004 village and ward secretariats are fulfilling the dream of gram swaraj, providing over 540 government services at the doorstep. There are 1,35,819 permanent employees and 2.6
lakh volunteers who are helping them out.

The Chief Minister said 10,132 Dr. YSR Village Health Clinics have been established, one for every 2,500 people. Free consultations, 14 types of tests and 105 types of medicines are being made available under the Family Doctor concept.

In a move to make corporate schools compete with government schools, the CM said the state government has started Mana Badi Nadu-Nedu. The government is investing Rs 17,805 crore to improve infrastructure and modernise 56,703 educational institutions in the state. Free tabs are being given to 8th-class students, Bilingual textbooks, Byju's content, Jagananna Gorumudda and Vidya Kanuka are being offered.

Jagan Mohan Reddy said Anganwadi workers and helpers are taking care of children, pregnant women, and lactating mothers through 55,607 Anganwadi centres across the state. Nutritious food is being provided through Sampoorna Poshana and Poshana Plus.

The Chief Minister said YSR Village Digital Libraries with unlimited bandwidth are being built in 12,979 panchayats, where youth can prepare for competitive examinations.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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