Tirupati: Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated Rs. 1300 crore worth of development projects in Tirupati.
These include the Aakasa Veedhi - Srinivasa Sethu fly-over, the new hostel complex of the TTD -Sri Venkateswara Arts College, and other facilities. Besides he distributed house site pattas to the TTD employees on Monday.
Inaugurating the 7-km Srinivasa Sethu built with a cost of Rs.650 crore, the Chief Minister said that it was completed in the last four years after the TDP government laid the foundation stone and abandoned it. He hoped it would be very helpful to the devotees.
Inaugurating the Rs.37.80 crore hostel college complex, he said it would provide more accommodation to the students
He also inaugurated the Vakula Mata Nilayam and Rachana complex built with Rs. 7 crore and Rs. 11.50 crore through donations respectively.
Later, Jagan distributed housing plots for eligible TTD employees. Terming the distribution of housing plots as a momentous occasion in the history of the temple body, the CM noted that this programme had been pending for a long time.
Out of 6,700 employees, 3,518 have been allocated plots in a 300-acre land parcel near Padiredu village in Vadamalapeta mandal. Reddy assured the remaining employees that they will also be allotted plots within 45 days