Telangana will soon be free from drought: KCR

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao expressed confidence that Telangana State would soon become free from drought.

Participating in the official celebrations of Ugadi festival at Ravindra Bharathi here on Friday, the Chief Minister prayed that the Telugu New Year bring happiness, growth and prosperity among all the citizens of Telangana State. He said that the State has already overcome the issues of funds and employment. He said soon the government would completely eradicate the problem of drinking water and drought across the Telangana State. He said incidents of farmers’ suicides could be prevented only by overcoming drought situation.

Stating that the Telangana was growing at a rate of 15%, the Chief Minister said that the State Government has now got a complete picture of State’s revenues and they would be spent judiciously for the welfare of all section. He also hoped that Telangana would emerge as the top IT destination in the country.

Speaking on the occasion, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatraya appreciated the programme ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ and hoped that it would help in resolving the water crisis in Telangana State.

The celebrations were also attended by Assembly Speaker S. Madhusudan Chary, Council Chairman Swamy Goud, Deputy CMs Kadiyam Srihari and Mohammed Mahmood Ali, Ministers Eatala Rajender, Ajmeera Chandulal and Nayani Narasimha Reddy and other legislators. (INN)