K T Rama Rao the Minister for Information Technology said that to obviate the need for women to trek long distance for fetching drinking water the TRS government was taking steps to provide tap connections to all houses. KTR said efforts were under way at the field level to set up water grids.
On Sunday at Somanpalli village of Chennur mandal while addressing a public gathering after laying foundation stone for development works to be taken up at a cost of Rs 5.56 lakh in the district.
The IT Minister said that K Chandrashekar Rao the TS Chief Minister had agreed to reimburse the scholarship amount worth Rs 1,856 crore owed by the previous Congress government to students. Recently the decision was taken at the State Cabinet meeting.
KTR said the credit for raising the pension amount for the aged from Rs 200 to Rs 500 should go to the TRS government.
Etala Rajender the Finance Minister said the State government would provide pensions and scholarships to all eligible persons.
Fine quality rice would be supplied to the inmates of the social welfare hostels he said.
He also said schemes for drinking water, irrigation purposes, water grid; Kakatiya Mission would be taken up.
The Ministers inspected the site which is meant for the construction of a water grid at L Madugu centre where the officials of the RWS, Irrigation and Engineering Departments explained to them in detail.