Kadapa, July 9:
Rounding up the two day tour, Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Friday laid foundation stone to various development works in the town to be taken up at an estimated cost of Rs 400 crore and said that no one had developed the district except Dr Y S Rajasekhar Reddy.
Addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister said that the previous government had completely neglected Kadapa district and even ignored those development projects which were halfway.
He allocated Rs 50 crore to complete the pending works of Buggavanka project, along with the construction of four storm water drains.
During his visit, the Chief Minister launched road development works at Mahaveer Circle and inaugurated a six lane and four lane roads.
The Chief Minister has laid foundation stone to extension works of four lane road from Krishna theatre to Devuni Kadapa at a cost of Rs 101 crore, road extension works from Annamaiah circle to Gokul lodge at a cost of Rs 74 crore and from Ambedkar circle to Y junction at a cost of Rs 62 crore and also to road extension works from Industrial estate to putlampalli.
On this occasion he said that the State government would construct YSR Super Speciality Hospital at an estimated cost of Rs 125 crore, YSR Psychiatric wing with Rs 40.82 crore and YSR Cancer Care Centre at a cost of Rs 1.7 crore. He stated that the work was progressing at a fast pace and tenders for Dr.YSR Cancer Care Center had already been finalised.
The Chief Minister also said that development works were undertaken for CP Brown Language Research Centre.
Later, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched works of setting up floodlights at a cost of Rs 4 crore in YS Raja Reddy ACA Cricket stadium.
CM takes stance at cricket stadium
Kadapa, July 9: The cricketer in Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has come to the fore at YS Raja Reddy ACA Cricket stadium here on Friday when he took a perfect stance after starting the development works.
He wore the gloves with expertise and took a stylish stance ready to face the bowling by a cricketer who came to attend the function.
The Chief Minister played a neat drive to the mid-on region for first ball pitched on the legside by bowler.
When asked to play a second ball he obliged This time, the ball was pitched a bit short and the dynamic Chief Minister went on backfoot and dispatched it to mid-wicket region with ease amidst applause from the gathering.
He also obliged fans with his autograph on a bat and ball.
The Chief Minister has launched works of setting up floodlights at a cost of Rs 4 crore in YS Raja Reddy ACA Cricket stadium.