Thursday, December 31, 2015
Minister for Panchayat Raj Ch.Ayyanna Patrudu said that each Assembly segment in the district is likely to get 600 borewells under the second phase of NTR Jalasiri, the programme meant to irrigate every acre of available land.
Ayyanna Patrudu said that 7000 borewells were sanctioned to the district under the scheme and subsidy would be provided through employment assurance, power companies and special assistance funds. The government has sanctioned 50,000 borewells to four Rayalaseema district and three north coastal Andhra Pradesh districts.
Andariki Illu programme
Speaking to press, HRD Minister Ganta Srinivasa Rao said that 1.75 lakh applications were received for units under the Andariki Illu programme. The number of applications received for regularization of encroachments on government lands was 50,000. He said that a provision was made for the house owners to sell way the building after regularizing only after two years.
He said that 102 service, a free ambulance service that transports pregnant women and infants to the hospital and back would commence at the Area Hospitals of Narsipatnam and Anakapalle from Friday. A total of 1.15 lakh new ration cards would be distributed during the Janmabhoomi programme, he said.