Emphasising that decentralization is the one means for all-round growth of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy mentioned it’s the coverage of his authorities and the state has seen all “the wonders of decentralization” by establishing village and ward secretariats to doubling the districts to 26.
The Chief Minister clarified that he has mentioned two extra capitals shall be added to the current Amaravati however he has by no means mentioned that this must be taken away. “Individuals have acknowledged the view with a landslide within the polls held after the 2019 normal elections,” he mentioned.
Taking part within the brief dialogue on decentralization and administrative reforms on the opening day of the AP Meeting session in Amaravati on Thursday, the Chief Minister lambasted the Opposition for the sloganeering on the capital metropolis that was “not constructed and couldn’t be constructed by the farmer CM Chandrababu Naidu”.
He mentioned that with a bit of increase, Visakhapatnam could be the pure capital with an funding of Rs 10,000 crores which is lower than ten per cent of the estimate of the earlier authorities to construct the perceived capital metropolis.
“For the 53,000 acres of land, the earlier authorities has estimated an expenditure of RS 1.10 lakh crores for primary infrastructure and all that he might spend was simply Rs 5,500 crores and that’s the quantity any authorities can spend and the earlier authorities has stored Rs 2,297 cores as pending for us to clear,” he mentioned.
Taking a dig on the ongoing agitation for Amaravati, Reddy mentioned it’s “not for the event of SCs, STs, BCs or minorities however to safeguard the pursuits of the rich class.”
“The state in our view is the complete stretch of 1.62 lakh sq. km radius however not the 8 km radius of which there was an agitation of late, the state consists of three.96 crore acres and never simply 50,000 acres and farmers of those lands together with all those that are benefitting via Rythu Bharosa are the farmers,” the CM added.
“I’ve been telling in regards to the decentralization repeatedly. From establishing of village and ward secretariats to doubling the districts to 26 we’ve got proven what decentralization may very well be and it has been doing wonders and through the calamities, the welfare supply mechanism has been working nicely and successfully.” Reddy mentioned additional.
Hitting laborious on the ongoing Yatra by farmers, Jagan alleged that it was sponsored by Chandrababu Naidu with humorous slogans and it’s only to impress folks of different areas to raze a blaze.
Additional, he mentioned that there’s not a lot distinction between the State finances of the earlier and our governments and it’s round Rs 2.50 crores.
“Then why didn’t the earlier authorities take up programmes like Amma Vodi, YSR Asara, Cheyutha, and Rythu Bharosa and provides Rs 1.65 lakh crores Direct Profit Switch (DBT) beneath varied schemes and the way it may very well be potential for us, it’s a matter of dedication and precedence,” he questioned.