Collector asks Health officials to create awareness on women and child health by screening the documentary ‘Maarpu’
District Collector V. Anil Kumar on Tuesday announced sanction of Rs. 75,000 to each mandal in Badvel constituency to mitigate drinking water scarcity and repairs to hand pumps.
Addressing Rajampet division-level review meeting at the Rajampet Sub-Collector’s office on implementation of schemes under Backward and Remote Areas Growth Fund (BRGF), he promised to sanction funds for augmenting drinking water supply in Pullampet mandal. He instructed MPDOs to visit villages for two hours everyday and strive to resolve local problems. He appealed to industrialists to contribute for providing streetlights in the villages. The Collector told officials to create awareness on sanitation by conducting meetings. He said Rs. 38 lakh was available in Badvel municipality and Rs. 18 lakh in Rajampet for mitigating drinking water shortage.
He wanted skill development of youth under Rajiv Kiranalu scheme and provision of employment to rural youth, besides sanctioning of loans to them. He lauded MPDOs of Kasinayana, Pullampet, Nandalur, Railway Kodur and Obulavaripalle mandals for disbursing loans to youth. Stree sakthi bhavans should be built in the mandals with an outlay of Rs. 25 lakh each, he said.
Mr. Anil Kumar told Medical and Health officials to create awareness on women and child health and nutrition by screening a documentary “Maarpu” prepared for the purpose. He told cluster official Vijayabharathi to monitor steps for health education, nutrition and immunisation of infants.
DRDA Project Director G. Gopal said 9,000 persons were provided job security and pensions were being disbursed promptly every month. Staff of DRDA, MPDO office and village revenue officers should play a key role in disbursal of loans to self-help groups by conducting door-to-door surveys, he said. About 2,500 persons who participated in division-level sports and literary competitions in connection with the World Telugu Conference would be given certificates, Mr. Gopal said.
Gandikota heritage festival would be held at Tallapaka on January 5, he said. Thirty-five rural development works had been identified and they would be executed with Rs.27 crore, Rural Water Supply engineer Hussain Basha said. .
Collector appeals to industrialists to contribute for providing streetlights in villages Officials told to construct stree sakthi bhavans in mandals with Rs. 25 lakh each
Collector appeals to industrialists to contribute for providing streetlights in villages
Officials told to construct stree sakthi bhavans in mandals with Rs. 25 lakh each