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Telangana has as a strong economy, claims KCR
Telangana has as a strong economy, claims KCR

Telangana has as a strong economy, claims KCR

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao has claimed that the Telangana has emerged a strong economy and achieved 19.84% growth rate in 2017-18.

“The growth rate may reach up to 21% during 2018-19. No other state has this growth rate in the country. The increase in prosperity should be utilized for the development and welfare of the people and for infrastructure development,” the Chief Minister while addressing the post-lunch session of conference with District Collectors.

A detailed discussion on the distribution of passbooks, cheques distribution under the investment support Rythu Bandhu scheme. The CM showed the new passbooks to the participants in the meeting.

In the post-lunch session, discussions took place on the prosperous state’s financial situation, Haritha Haram, Government’s programme for free eye tests (Telangana Kanti Velugu), Dharani website, Mission Bhagiratha and others. During the discussion, the CM made several suggestions.

“No matter whatever prosperity we give to the future generation, in the absence of peace and tranquility as it goes waste. Hence green cover is a must for maintaining balance in the environment. Hence the Collectors should implement Haritha Haram with an aim to develop social forestry and rejuvenation of the forests.

Visit plant nurseries in villages. We have no funds crunch. We have brought in a new Act making Village Sarpanches responsible for the upkeep of nurseries. Under the new Act, nurseries should be set up in every municipality and village panchayats. This is also the responsibility of the village secretary.

Maintain Nurseries with the help of Forest Range Officers. We have set aside Rs 2500 Crore in the Budget for the local bodies. Even a small village will get Rs 3 lakh funds. Major villages will get up to Rs 25 Lakh. Besides this, funds will come from the taxes and Finance Commission of Government of India. Take up local works with these funds,” the CM said.

“To conduct eye tests for the people and offer medical care to the needy, organize government’s ‘Kanti Velugu’ programme in the last week of next month. Prepare an action plan to organise Eye camps in every village in every slum in the cities. Appoint an Eye camp team in every mandal. Make arrangements for the team to conduct the programme.

Decide how many days a camp should be organized in a village and inform the same to people. Create awareness among the people that everyone should go for the eye test. For those requiring surgeries, refer them to the 300 Eye hospitals both in the public and private sector in the State.

Preliminary study pointed out that 41 Lakh people require spectacles. Keep the stock of spectacles ready. Make donors, NGOs, teachers, students, women groups as stakeholders in the programme,” the CM said.

“Continuous efforts should be made to address the issues, problems faced by women and their welfare. Women officers should meet at least once in a month and prepare plans. Show solutions to the problems faced by women from time to time,” the CM said.

The CM also made several suggestions on the maintaining the Dharani website for the transparency in registrations. The CM reviewed the preparations being made for the registrations in districts and in Mandals. The CM instructed that Dharani Website and the new Registration policy should be rolled out in June itself.

If the information on the dilapidated revenue buildings is given, their renovation will be taken up, the CM assured.

KCR instructed that posts to be filled up on compassionate grounds immediately without any delay. Transfer under the Spouse cases should also be done immediately to enable both husband and women work at the same place.

The CM has expressed his unhappiness over not implementing his earlier orders in the case of filling up of posts under compassionate grounds and transfers under the Spouse category.

He wondered whether the employees have no concern over the families of their fellow employees? He instructed that posts should be given under the compassionate grounds category within a week from the date of application. If the posts are not available, supernumerary posts should be created.

He asked Chief Secretary SK Joshi to issue orders in this regard. The CM said this is an issue of humanitarian consideration and the family of the deceased government employee should not be left on the streets and this responsibility lies with the government. He said the government has on its priority the hereditary jobs.

The CM gave copies of the GOs sanctioning Rs. 2 Crore per District Collector to meet the needs arising from time to time. (INN)

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