TS Guv donates two-wheeler ambulances to 2 tribal villages in Nallamalla forests

The Governor said that a pilot project taken up by her in six primitive tribal habitations in three districts in Telangana will be extended to some more habitations after assessing the results of its implementation in the pilot villages.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  26 March 2022 1:06 PM GMT
TS Guv donates two-wheeler ambulances to 2 tribal villages in Nallamalla forests

Hyderabad: Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan visited the Nallamalla forests to meet Adivasi groups on Saturday. She presented two two-wheeler ambulances, one each to Appapur and Bourapur villages.

The two-wheeler ambulances will be permanently stationed at the villages.

The Governor said that a pilot project taken up by her in six primitive tribal habitations in three districts in Telangana will be extended to some more habitations after assessing the results of its implementation in the pilot villages.

The project is mainly aimed at improving the nutritional status of the people and health, education, and livelihood conditions of the tribal groups. "Improvement of infrastructure is one major component of the pilot project like repairing schools, setting up health sub-centres, and water and sanitation facilities," she said.

Furthermore, the solar power-based lighting has been extended to all houses in the village, while the ashram school got a facelift. ESIC medical team conducted ultrasound scanning for women, while the Indian Red Cross Society distributed health and hygiene kits, and the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) distributed the traditional Mahua Laddu to the women to improve their immunity. Medicines were also distributed to the needy.

The Governor traversed 15 km through the thick forests to visit the Appapur Chenchu tribal habitation in Lingala mandal of Nagarkurnool district where she handed over a cheque of Rs. 49.9 lakh to the villages to create the necessary infrastructure.

Financial assistance was extended to two PG students and competitive examinations material was distributed to the village youth to help them prepare for various competitive examinations by the Governor.

The Governor assured them that she would visit the village again to see and assess the improvements and various other initiatives.

Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan said she was concerned about the health and nutritional status of the women and called for sustained efforts to improve them immediatly.

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