Andhra CM asks people to pay tributes to village volunteers

Amaravati, Oct 2 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy has called on people in the state to pay tributes to all the village and ward volunteers by giving them a round of applause as the state’s village secretariat system has completed a year on Friday.

“On this day last year, we invigorated Gandhiji’s ideas of gram swaraj with the establishment of gram sachivalayams (secretariats) to make our villages self-reliant,” said Reddy.

He said the village secretariats are meant to bring non-corrupt governance to people’s door steps.

For every 50 households, the government has appointed a volunteer to take the government schemes such as old age pensions and others.

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The Chief Minister called on people to clap for the services of the volunteers on Friday 7 p.m., taking a leaf out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s similar request while fight the Covid pandemic earlier.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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