Telangana farmers to get uninterrupted power supply by the end of 2019: CM Rao

Hyderabad: The TRS government would ensure uninterrupted power supply to the farming community in Telangana by the end of 2019, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Wednesday.

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhara Rao. AFP

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhara Rao. AFP

Farming community in the state will be provided round- the-clock electricity by the end of 2019, he said, speaking at the TRS plenary held at Khammam, about 200 km from here.

The government has prepared a plan to provide irrigation,facility to one crore acres and Rs 25,000 crore have been allocated this year for the same, he said.

"My wish is to see such Green Telangana. I do not have any other wish," the Chief Minister said.

Noting that different rivers flow in Khammam district, he asked why there is still water problem in the district and what the previous governments did to meet the shortage.

The government has introduced a scheme to provide double-bedroom houses to the poor and such a programme is "unprecedented" in the country, he said.

The TRS government is implementing welfare schemes like no where else with Rs 35,000 crore allocated for them, the chief minister said.

He appealed to the voters of Palair Assembly segment in Khammam district to support TRS candidate Roads and Buildings Minister Tummala Nageswara Rao who is contesting the bypoll scheduled on 16 May.

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Updated Date: Apr 28, 2016 08:36:48 IST

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