ANDHRA PRADESH

Own buildings for all gram panchayat offices in Kadapa

Staff Reporter

KADAPA: Own buildings will be constructed for all gram panchayat offices in the district with Central funds, District Panchayat Officer Abdul Hameed Khan said on Saturday.

Speaking at Appannapalle in Khajipet mandal after inspecting the gram panchayat office, he said panchayats having population beyond 1,500 would be sanctioned Rs. 7.50 lakhs and those having lesser population would be granted Rs. 5 lakhs.

In panchayats which have own buildings that became old, Rs. 1.50 lakhs would be sanctioned for repairs and Rs. 2.50 lakhs for constructing a meeting hall, he said.

Meeting halls would be built in all gram panchayats to facilitate the DWCRA members hold their meetings, Mr. Khan stated.

The gram panchayats were sanctioned Rs. 1.22 crores in the first phase and Rs. 48 lakhs in the second phase under NFC grants.

A sum of Rs. 3.63 crores would be sanctioned under 12th Finance Commission funds, Mr Khan said.

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