‘20 projects costing Rs. 1,868 crore have been taken up in the city'
The district has recorded progress in all spheres and is set for higher goals in future, Collector Lav Agarwal said while addressing the Republic Day function organised by the district administration at the Police Stadium here on Thursday.
Earlier he unfurled the national flag and took salute at a march-past in which contingents of the Police, Home Guards and the NCC took part.
Mr. Agarwal gave details of the various Government schemes and programmes being implemented in the district, including Re-1-a kg rice scheme, Rajiv Yuva Kiranalu, women empowerment, schemes for the farmers, the Indiramma housing scheme, Rachabanda, Mahatma Gandhi NREGS, Indira Jalaprabha, Revenue Sadassu, Pallenidra, Pragati Sadassu, Rajiv Awas Yojna, pollution control measures, protected drinking water supply, JNNURM, and several programmes for the Girijans and Scheduled Castes and also mentioned that the three-day visit by MLAs and MLCs to the Visakha Agency would benefit the area and thanked the police, Revenue and other departments for making it a success.
Works like roads and basic amenities involving Rs. 183 crores were in progress for the benefit of Girijans, the Collector said. Twenty projects costing Rs. 1,868 crores were in progress in the city under the JNNURM and a development plan worth Rs. 4,950 crores was prepared for the city under the JNNURM Plus programme. The VUDA had taken up a Rs. 30-crore park on the old Central Jail premises.
Merit certificates were presented to 250 Government officers, employees, representatives of NGOs, social workers and others. Assets worth Rs. 59.74 crores to benefit 14,306 beneficiaries were distributed under various government schemes.
Dhimsa dance by a troupe from Chatraiputtu in Hukumpeta mandal, and group dances performed by pupils of various schools in the district impressed the spectators.
Commissioner of Police J. Purnachandra Rao, Superintendent of Police G. Srinivas, Joint Collector M. Girija Sankar, Assistant J.C. S. Satyanarayana and all district officials participated.
Projects involving Rs 183 crore in progress for tribal people, he says Merit certificates were presented to 250 officers, employees and representatives of NGOs
Projects involving Rs 183 crore in progress for tribal people, he says
Merit certificates were presented to 250 officers, employees and representatives of NGOs