Make Andhra a pothole-free state: Jagan

During the meeting held at the camp office, the Chief Minister told the authorities to take up road repair works in corporations and municipalities on a priority basis and take pictures before and after restoring the roads, similar to Nadu-Nedu

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  9 May 2022 2:14 PM GMT
Make Andhra a pothole-free state: Jagan

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday urged the municipal administration and urban development (MAUD) officials to focus on restoring roads, making Andhra Pradesh a pothole-free state. He was addressing the MAUD officials during a review meeting on Monday.

During the meeting held at the camp office, the Chief Minister told the authorities to take up road repair works in corporations and municipalities on a priority basis and take pictures before and after restoring the roads, similar to Nadu-Nedu (the programme to improve the infrastructure in schools in AP).

The officials assured the CM that they would complete all repair works by the end of June.

Jagan also directed the officials to ensure drinking water supply on a daily basis to every household and to resolve public issues with utmost responsibility.

Housing

Reviewing MIG layouts under the Jagananna Smart Township, he said steps should be taken to have one MIG layout in each Assembly constituency and make them available for the public with clear titles duly following all the stipulated rules and regulations. So far, around 6,791 acres of land have been identified in 82 urban constituencies and layout works are under process in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Guntur, YSR Kadapa, Kurnool, Sri Sathya Sai, and Tirupati districts.

In regard to Township and Infrastructure Development Corporation (TIDCO) houses, he said that the current government is building infrastructure facilities on a large scale to shape them into better colonies rather than slums. In the last three years, Rs. 5,500 crore was spent on TIDCO, he said adding that much more will be spent in the coming days.

Clean Andhra

Under the Clean Andhra Pradesh initiative, the Chief Minister emphasised creating awareness among people on wet, dry, and hazardous waste by taking up a door-to-door campaign. The officials informed the CM that so far 1.12 crore dustbins have been distributed and another eight lakh bins will be distributed by 22 May. Also, 2,426 autos are already engaged in the Clean Andhra Pradesh initiative, while 1123 e-autos will be available by June and the rest are expected to be available by the end of this year.

Visakhapatnam metro

Discussing the Visakhapatnam Metro Rail Project, the Chief Minister directed the authorities to submit a comprehensive report, including the details of the design of coaches and facilities at stations, prioritising environment-friendly policies.

In regard to Jagananna Mahila Mart, he asked the officials to establish as many Mahila Marts to empower women's self-help groups. He said that adequate assistance should be provided and ordered the officials to identify good buildings in different areas for setting up these marts.

Providing an update on the works in the Amaravati region, the officials said the road widening works of Karakatta has been expedited and electric power poles have been successfully removed. They also informed the CM that works on seed access road (E-3) have been taken up and is going on at a full pace. The authorities said the construction of quarters for MLAs, MLCs, and IAS officers is underway.

Municipal administration and urban development minister Adimulapu Suresh, chief secretary Dr. Sameer Sharma, municipal administration special chief secretary Y. Sri Lakshmi, municipal administration secretary V. Rama Manohar Rao, municipal administration commissioner Praveen Kumar, AP TIDCO MD C.H Sridhar, APCRDA commissioner Vivek Yadav, Swachha Andhra Corporation MD P. Sampath Kumar, and other officials were present at the review meeting.

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