Three-day Indiramma Baata from Tuesday

A hectic schedule awaits Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy, who will be undertaking a three-day visit to Prakasam district from Tuesday to assess the status and outreach of development and welfare programmes being implemented by his government by interacting with different sections of people. Primary Education Minister S. Sailajanath and Minister in charge of the district and Municipal Administration Minister M. Mahidhar Reddy reviewed the arrangements for the visit as part of the Indiramma Baata.

They told reporters here that the Chief Minister would instil confidence among people by taking the administration to their doorstep during the programme, which would cover the Assembly constituencies of Chirala, Parchur, Addanki, Darsi, Yerragondapalem, Giddalur, Markapur, and S.N. Padu before winding up the visit with a review meeting here. The Chief Minister would personally assess whether the benefits of various programmes were reaching the deserving poor starting with his interaction with fishermen in Vodarevu, which would be followed by a dialogue with handloom weavers at Desaipeta.

He would have lunch with girls of the KGB School at Chirala. He would have a meeting with farmers at Parchur on farming and allied activities and free power on Tuesday, they said.

The Chief Minister would interact with women members of the Indira Kranthi Patham and Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Urban Areas to understand various problems faced by self-help groups. Mr. Reddy would sleep at the boys social welfare hostel in Darsi, they said. After having breakfast with students, he would proceed to Kunta in Yerragondapalem constituency on Wednesday to have an interaction with Chenchu tribal people with particular reference to the Indira Jala Prabha scheme launched by Mr. Reddy during his visit last year to bring under irrigation lands given to tribal people.

He would then hold a meeting with minorities at Markapur and make a thorough review of the schemes meant for their benefit. He would inaugurate a drinking water scheme in Giddalur, where he would be staying for the night at a welfare hostel for students in Mudlapadu. Heli-hoping to Ongole on Thursday next, he would lay the foundation stone for a Nursing College in the RIMS and for a building for the physically-challenged children.