YSR asks police to be alert
Wed 17 Sep 2008 Source-Thehindu.
HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy has asked police to be ever ready to swing into action in view of the violence in Orissa, Karnataka and Delhi.
Reviewing the law and order situation on Wednesday, the Chief Minister complimented the police for peaceful conduct of Ganesh immersions not only in Hyderabad but elsewhere in the State and said “ there should not be any complacency on your part”. “Be on toes”, he advised police, saying there would be anti-social elements and vested interests who are on the look out to create trouble. He asked the police to have a continuous dialogue with religious leaders/heads to ensure peace in society.
City Police Commissioner B. Prasada Rao thanked the Chief Minister for his support to the police and also complimented the Ganesh Utsav Samithi and Muslims who received Ganesh rallies.
CM vows Rs 5cr for Kadapa
Tue 16 Sep 2008 Source-Deccan.
Kadapa, Sept. 16: The Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy, toured Kadapa district on Tuesday. He, along with his family members, reached Pulivendula at 10 am. Dr Reddy laid foundation stones and inaugurated development works worth Rs 120 crore. His son Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy inspected development works being taken up in Pulivendula.
The Chief Minister launched works of the College of Food Science and Technologies under the aegis of the Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University at the JNTU college. He also laid the foundation stone for a mini Ravindra Bharati auditorium to be constructed at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore in Pulivendula.
Dr Reddy also inaugurated works relating to NIILM Academy of Higher Learning and Management, as also the 3 and 4th blocks of the JNTU. The Chief Minister along with his wife Vijayalakshmi and son Jaganmohan Reddy reached Kadapa at 12 noon. He distributed ex gratia to bereaved families of the Rapur bus accident.
Several corporators of Kadapa city urged the Chief Minister to allocate funds to take up development works in their divisions. He promised to do so and asked them to formulate plans worth Rs 10 lakh per division. Dr Reddy promised to allocate Rs 5 crore for the development of Kadapa city. The Chief Minister promised to solve the problems of striking panchayat raj employees within two to three days. He said he would hold discussions with higher officials on the issue.
Bus accident: YSR gives away ex gratia cheques
Tue 16 Sep 2008 Source-Thehindu
KADAPA: Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on Tuesday disbursed ex gratia cheques for Rs. 1 lakh each to the kin of Chitvel-Rapur bus accident victims and promised Rs. 50,000 each under Apatbandhu scheme and an equal amount from the Congress party fund.
He also promised an assistance of Rs. 20,000 each to the severely injured persons and reimbursement of complete medical expenses. Soon after his arrival in Kadapa, Dr. Reddy gave away cheques, on Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences hospital premises, to the legal heirs of 10 persons hailing from the district out of the 13 deceased. Railway Kodur MLA G. Venkateswara Prasad urged the Chief Minister to extend all possible assistance to the bus accident victims and the injured. Dr. Reddy directed Collector M.T. Krishna Babu to hand over Rs. 20,000 each and reimbursement the total medical expenses incurred by the severely injured persons.
Rajampet MP A. Sai Prathap, MLCs Shaik Hussain and P. Subba Reddy, Kadapa MLA Mohd. Ahmedullah, Kadapa RDO Ranjit Basha, Tahsildar G. Venkatasubbaiah, DCC president K. Suresh Babuparticipated among others.