Two Ministers from Nalgonda district, K. Jana Reddy and K. Venkat Reddy, on Wednesday, extensively toured the Alair constituency and launched several development works and laid foundations for some more, including the Rs. 20 crore road over-bridge at Alair.
The Ministers launched three 33/11 KV sub-stations at Chamapur, Pedda Kandukur, and Palakunta; built at a cost of Rs. 4 crore. They also inaugurated the Yadagirigutta Mandal Samakya building, erected at a cost of Rs. 8.5 lakh.
The Ministers laid the foundations for the Rs. 50 crore Phase I of Krishna project, which will supply drinking water to 106 gram panchayats, and the Rs. 4 crore polytechnic building at Yadagirigutta.
Addressing a public meeting at Yadagirigutta, they asserted that the government would work with commitment towards the welfare of the poor and farm labourers. Mr. Jana Reddy assured that the works to supply irrigation water to three lakh acres under the Srisailam Left Bank Canal and water to flouride-affected villages would be completed expeditiously.
Mr. Venkat Reddy said that water was being supplied to 600 flouride-hit villages at a cost of Rs. 500 crore.
Steps were being taken to provide water to other villages. He assured to take up the issue of according national status to Pranahita-Chevella project with the Centre. The NIMS at Bibinagar would be completed shortly to provide healthcare facilities to the poor, he said.
B. Bikshmaiah, Alair MLA, told the meeting that 75 water plants have been set up in flouride-hit villages in the constituency.
The water schemes, built at a whopping cost of Rs. 50 crore, would be completed in six months time.