Amaravati, May 30:
Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has released a letter with title ” Rendo Yeta Ichhina matake pedda peeta” (Second year too prominence to promises made) and a document “Maliyedu- Jagananna Thodu, Jagananna Manifesto 2019” on the occasion of completion of two years of governance at camp office here on Sunday.
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said he has completed two years in office today by the grace of God and people’s support and added that his two years term was satisfactory. He said out of 1,64, 68,591 households in the state, 1, 41,52, 386 households were benefitted by any one of the schemes of the goverment and added that Rs 95,528 crore has been directly given to the people through Direct Benefit Transfer ( DBT) schemes and another Rs 37, 197 core indirectly through other various schemes like YSR Arogyasri, Jagananna Thodu, Gorumudha, and YSR Sampoorna Poshana etc totalling to 1.31lakh crore . He said 1.3 lakh crore has been spent with out any scope for corruption with transparency and every scheme has been delivered at the door step of the benificiaries.
He said all these schemes were implemented with the help of every village / ward volunteer, every employee of village / ward secretariats and government employees including district collectors. He said two documents will be shared to every house through volunteers and one document is a letter written to the women in a family which will have details of schemes benifitted by the family and the other is with the details of the election manifesto promises that were fulfilled in last two years of governance. He said he has considered election manifesto as Bible, Quran and Gita and worked to fulfill every promise made in it.
He said he is proud to say that 94.5 percent of the election manifesto promises were fulfilled and it will be shared to every household as a document. He said women were the beneficiaries of 66 percent of the welfare schemes and all these details will be shared to every household through volunteers. The Chief Minister thanked every one for their support during the last two years and prayed the god to give strength fulfill all the dreams in coming three years.
Ministers Botsa Satyanarayana, Balineni Srinivasa Reddy, Mekathoti Sucharitha, Dharmana Krishnadas, Amzad Basha, Alla Krishna Srinivas, Shankar Narayana, Government Advisor ( Public Affairs), MLAs Jogi Ramesh, Vidadala Rajini, Women Commission Chairperson Vasireddy Padma and other officials were present on the occasion.
Foundations stone for 14 new medical colleges
To provide advanced medi-care and better healthcare services for the future generations, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will be laying the foundation stone for the establishment of 14 new medical colleges across the State here on Monday.
Ramping up the medical infrastructure in State, the government proposed to set up 16 new medical colleges where only 11 colleges are functioning at present. The construction work has already started in two medical colleges at Paderu and Pulivendula. With the establishment of new colleges, the number of medical seats is going to increase significantly and more seats will be available for poor students by filling 70 percent in convenor quota and 30 percent in payment quota.
The 16 new medical colleges are being established at Paderu, Vizianagaram, Anakapalli, Rajahmundry, Palakollu, Amalapuram, Eluru, Machilipatnam, Bapatla, Markapuram, Piduguralla, Madanapalli, Pulivendula, Penukonda, Adoni and Nandyal. So far, the state government has issued orders for construction of multi specialty hospitals in tribal areas at Seethampeta, Parvathipuram, Rampachodavaram, Buttayigudem and Dornala, where an extent of 885 acres of land was procured for medical colleges and multi specialty hospitals.
In regard to medical education, Vizianagaram, Anakapalli, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Machilipatnam will be having 150 seats each remaining colleges with 100 admissions each, with a total of around 2000 admissions. Also, works are under progress for Paderu, Piduguralla, Pulivendula medical colleges construction and tenders are being evaluated for Vizianagaram, Anakapalli, Amalapuram, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Palakollu, Bapatla, Markapuram, Madanapalli, Penukonda, Nandyal and Adoni.
All these medical colleges and teaching hospitals will be offering emergency, casualty and diagnostic services, with advanced Intensive care units, and 10 state of art Modular Operation Theatres. The current focus of the government is to develop a model welfare state with access to innovative and advanced technology.
Besides these, Nadu Nedu initiative is one such programme taken up by the State government with a vision to prioritise the modernisation of the Health Sector, which aims to revamp the existing health infrastructure and put in place a robust decentralized tertiary public healthcare infrastructure and facilities to provide accessible and affordable tertiary healthcare to the people of Andhra Pradesh. Under this initiative, all the existing health facilities will be upgraded as per IPHS Standards for Sub-centers, PHCs, CHCs, AHs and NMC norms for Teaching Hospitals.
Celebrating completion of two years in government