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KCR showers sops on Nalgonda town; IT hub, marketplaces on cards

DECCAN CHRONICLE. | L. VENKAT RAM REDDY
Published Dec 30, 2021, 12:18 am IST
Updated Dec 30, 2021, 6:34 am IST
Rao said the state government was ready to sanction any amount of funds for the overall development of Nalgonda
The Chief Minister held a high-level review meeting at Nalgonda collectorate to chalk out a comprehensive plan for the overall development of Nalgonda town on par with other major cities and towns in Telangana. (Photo: Twitter)
 The Chief Minister held a high-level review meeting at Nalgonda collectorate to chalk out a comprehensive plan for the overall development of Nalgonda town on par with other major cities and towns in Telangana. (Photo: Twitter)

HYDERABAD: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao on Wednesday announced a slew of sops for the development of Nalgonda municipality on all fronts.

Rao visited Nalgonda to console Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Thungathurthy MLA Gadari Kishore and his family members over the demise of Gadari Maraiah, the MLA’s father who passed away on December 17.

 

He was accompanied by ministers T. Harish Rao, G. Jagadish Reddy, V. Srinivas Goud, MP Joginapalli Santhosh Kumar, party MLAs and MLCs from Nalgonda district.

The Chief Minister later held a high-level review meeting at Nalgonda collectorate to chalk out a comprehensive plan for the overall development of Nalgonda town on par with other major cities and towns in Telangana. He announced setting up of an IT hub in Nalgonda at a cost of Rs 110 crore.

He directed IT minister K. T. Rama Rao and R&B minister Vemula Prashanth Reddy to visit Nalgonda on December 31 and conduct padayatra in Nalgonda town to identify the development programmes that needed to be undertaken and also lay foundation for the proposed IT hub.

 

The Chief Minister directed the officials to set up two integrated vegetable and meat markets apart from devising plans to develop Panagal reservoir on the lines of Tank Bund and to set up Shilpakala Thoranam as was done in Hyderabad.

The Chief Minister inspected a few sites for the construction of a town hall in Nalgonda. He also announced setting up of a government degree college in Nalgonda at a cost of Rs 36 crore. Rao said the state government was ready to sanction any amount of funds for the overall development of Nalgonda and directed district minister G. Jagadish Reddy, Nalgonda MLA Kancharal Bhupal Reddy, district collector and higher officials to undertake padayatra in the town to identify the development programmes that needed to be launched.

 

The Chief Minister observed that there was an urgent need of a municipal commissioner for Nalgonda, who worked with commitment and directed Siddipet municipal commissioner Ramana Chary over phone to come and work in Nalgonda and develop it on par with Siddipet municipality.

Rao assured to fulfil the promise given to people in Nagarjunasagar and Nandikonda municipalities during Nagarjunasagar Assembly bypoll that the state government would give pattas to people who built houses lands owned by irrigation department. He directed officials to begin the process of issuing pattas to the people.

 

The Chief Minister enquired about the progress of construction of 2BHK houses for poor and Vaikuntadhamams (crematoriums). He directed officials to set up separate cemeteries for Muslims and Christians.

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Location: India, Telangana, Nalgonda




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