After a brief gap of conducting the five- day long Ayutha Maha Chandi Yagam that went on successfully and peacefully, an elated Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today got back to work at Secretariat and conducted various review meetings.
The officials concerned who invited wrath from opposition for attending the Yagam, were on ‘toes’ literally by attending the reviews by the chief minister. He held a review meeting on budget for 2016-17 fiscal and taken a decision to conduct Cabinet meet on January 2, and discussed on GHMC elections with the ministers and taken stock of the progress of flagship programs of the government. KCR is likely to take key decisions like waiver of bills of water and power arrears, Godavari projects and design changes and others during the Cabinet meeting on January 2 and will conduct TRS Legislature Party meeting the following day.
During a brief discussion on the state budget for 2016-17, the chief minister asked the officials to prepare proposals with proper allocations and estimates and clarity of figures and data. He also reviewed on minority welfare and directed the officials to finalize the proposals for the budget, it is said.
As part of his Warangal tour on Jan 4 and 5, KCR will be attending a program of bridge inauguration by Union Surface Transport Minister Nithin Gadkari at Eturu Nagaram in Warangal on Jan 4 and dedicate to the nation the stage 2 Kothagudem Thermal Power Station at Bhupalapally the next day. Later the chief minister is to hold a district review meeting at Warangal Collector office on Jan 5 at afternoon. KCR will also take stock of repair works of Kakatiya Canal and Sammakka and Sarakka Jathara. (NSS)