ANDHRA PRADESH

Rs. 78-lakh grant for civic body

CUDDAPAH, OCT. 11. The Government sanctioned a special grant of Rs. 78 lakhs for the development of Proddatur Municipality, the Proddatur in charge Municipal Chairman, R. Prasada Reddy, said on Monday.

Salary arrears

Addressing a press conference in his chambers, Mr. Reddy said the grant would help the municipality pay salary arrears of its employees and repay dues of Rs. 12 lakhs to e-seva centres in Proddatur town, besides undertaking developmental activities.

Thanking the Chief Minister, Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, for sanctioning the grant in response to his representation during his visit to Challabasaipalle in Duvvur mandal, he said the Proddatur MLA, N. Varadarajulu Reddy, had actively pursued the matter.

The Municipal Cooption member, V. Obul Reddy, councillors, Ameer Basha, Bala Venkatesh, Vasanthi, Lakshmi Devi, Srinivasulu and Charles and the Congress leader, Satyanarayana, also participated.

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