‘Kurnool and Nandyal will be developed as smart cities’, says Chief Minister

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Debbaguntla (Kurnool)

Chief Minster Nara Chandrababu Naidu said that the State Government has earmarked Rs.550 crore for digging 10 lakh farm ponds in the State as part of measures to store rain water for irrigation purposes.

Participating in the ‘Janmabhoomi – Maa Vooru’ programme here today, he said that the government has also allotted Rs.2,000 crore for laying cement concrete roads for a length of 5,000 km. He said that the government will develop an education hub and has conceived an Urdu University and IIIT in Kurnool district. Nandyal will be developed as a seed capital with a food park, cement and industrial hubs and build an airport at Orvakal. Chief Minister further said that both Kurnool and Nandyal will be developed as smart cities.

Chief Minister has sanctioned a primary health centre at Deebagunta and also directed the officials to release of water to KC Canal to save standing crops. He promised to sanction 200 bore-wells in the village, provide 600 farm ponds were dug in the village along with LPG connections to all poor under Deepam Scheme.

Free diagnostic tests at Government hospitals from February 1, 2016:: Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said all government hospitals in the State would be developed on lines of corporate hospitals. He inaugurated the maternity and children’s block at Nandyal. He said that all diagnostic tests at all the government hospitals would be done free of cost from February 1, 2016 under NTR Vaidya Seva Scheme. He said each family was entitled to free medicare up to Rs.2.50 lakh. Maintenance of government hospitals would be entrusted to DWCRA groups, said the Chief Minister.

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