Telangana

Kadiam leads ‘Swachh Warangal’ drive

Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari taking part in ‘Swachh Warangal’ campaign organised as part of Telangana Formation Day celebrations in Hanamkonda on Saturday. --Photo: M.Murali  

The public representatives and officials joined hands in cleansing up the town as part of ‘Swachh Warangal’ here on Saturday.

Deputy Chief Minister Kadiam Srihari along with MLAs D. Vinay Bhasker and A, Ramesh, Collector V. Karuna, DIG B. Malla Reddy and Municipal Commissioner Sarfaraz Ahmed cleaned up streets at Teachers’ Colony in Hanamkonda.

Mr. Srihari administered the oath and while addressing the gathering said the corporation limits was divided into 61 units for ‘Swachh Warangal’ programme that formed part of the ongoing Telangana Formation Day celebrations.

After completion of the Formation Day celebrations, a week-long Swachh Warangal programme would be taken up, he said, adding that the previous governments used to remove encroachments that came up on government lands. But the TRS government has been giving rights to the persons living on government lands and also constructing houses for the landless poor.

Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao granted 4,000 two-bed room houses. In the next couple of days, the construction of houses would be taken up, he said.  

About 1,400 acre of lands worth Rs.10,000 crore was being distributed to the poor.

Superintendent of Police Ambar Kishor Jha conducted Swachh Warangal programme at Charbowli in Warangal.

TSNPDCL Chairman and Managing Director K. Venkatanarayana led cleaning in Prashanth Nagar and Sneha Nagar Colonies.  

As part of the celebrations, a ‘Kavi Sammelanam’ was held at Zilla Parishad hall in Hanamkonda. About 60 poets presented their works.

ZP chairperson G.Padma, MLA Vinay Bhaskar and Collector Karuna felicitated the poets.

DRDA Project Director Venkateshwara Reddy, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Project Officer B. Rajamouli, ZP CEO Anil Kumar, District Education Officer Y. Chandramohan, I &PR Deputy Director M. Balagangadhar Tilak and others were present.


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