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Power to 100 per cent villages in 2 yrs: Chandrababu CM vows to gas to every household


Two-year Telugu Desam Rule succeeded in providing electricity facility to 100 per cent villages in the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Nara Chandrababu Naidu today claimed.

At a Tele-Conference with officials and peoples representatives as part of Maha Sankalpam from Undavalli residence Chandrababu vowed to provide gas connection to every household by next year. The Government will accord top priority to provide all basic amenities to the villages and exhorted the people to participate in the growth process. The people who got awareness during week long deeksha program can compare as what the TDP Government is doing its best to provide all facilities and achieving the best results with existing financial situation and available resources and the performance of the previous government. When I took over the reins two years ago the financial situation was in doldrums and it was put on right track of growth trajectory he maintained. Though the state was suffering a shortage of 22.5 million units two years ago we turned the state into a power surplus situation in one year with persistent efforts by implementing 24X7 he remarked. Our aim is to ensure that the rural people get power, water, gas and other amenities and steps taken to make available organic fertilizers to the farmers by establishing vermin compost units besides efforts are on to increase infrastructure for development. As part of safe “drinking water for every household and irrigation water for every acre scheme, we aim to  construct cement roads stretching 5000 km this financial year the chief minister remarked.

Babu also asked the officials to prepare a development plant for every constituency and make online the details of education, health, facilities, agriculture and irrigation waters. Expressing content at the increase of groundwater table to 12.93 meter as the state received 8 per cent more rainfall so far which is equal to 90 tmc waters he hoped that groundwater will reach 200 tmc by June end. He asked the officials to prepare a comprehensive plan for water security, a release said.

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