KCR to launch 'Grama Jyothi' today

Mon 17 Aug 2015, 10:11:56
Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao would launch his flagship 'Grama Jyothi' program me at Gangadevipally village of Warangal district at 11.45 am on Monday. He would also participate in Harithaharam programme by planting a seedling on the occasion.

The Chief Minister is also scheduled to take stock of the development which took place in the village under the supervision of the village committees. KCR will also participate in a village meeting (grama sabha).

Later, he would also attend village sabha meetings of two villages viz. Medipally and Rampur of Nallabelly mandal. He would publicly commend the head of Yashoda Hospital group G Surender Rao for donating Rs50 lakh for the development of his native village Rampur during the village meeting. State Cabinet ministers, MPs MLAs and MLCs would launch the programme in their respective adopted villages along with the Chief Minister.

Meanwhile, Transport Minister P Mahender Reddy on Sunday asked elected people’s representatives to hold ‘Grama Jyothi’ rallies in villages and visit every street to sensitise

people on the rural development programme and convene the grama sabhas.

Participating as chief guest at the Grama Jyothi awareness programme held at ZP meeting hall here, the minister appealed the public representatives to focus on issues like drinking water, sanitation, nutrition, education, social security, poverty eradication, agriculture etc. The first phase starting on Monday gives priority to sanitation.

Zilla Parishad chairperson Sunita Mahender Reddy asked women to focus on sanitation and stated that the village development is not linked to fund allocation. She asked participants to make good use of amenities which the government provides. Besides sending children to schools, they should sensitise parents to ensure that their wards go to school daily, she added. She also laid emphasis on adult education.

Reading out Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao’s message, she said objectives of Grama Jyothi programme is to ensure that the fruits of welfare schemes reach one and all, and the development schemes trickle down to the grassroots level.

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