CM promises transparent, clean administration

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CM promises transparent, clean administration
CM promises transparent, clean administration

The government is determined to offer a transparent and a clean administration with priorities to implement welfare schemes for the weaker sections and ensure that Hyderabad and AP emerged as the friendly destination for investments.

Besides, the government is firm on maintaining a peaceful atmosphere with a firm hand to deal with any law and order situation, said newly sworn-in Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Thursday.


He also reiterated his resolved to implementing the welfare schemes launched by former Chief Minister late YS Rajasekhara Reddy schemes in letter and spirit.

Speaking to media persons in his first press conference at Assembly Committee Hall after being sworn in, Mr KK Reddy said that his top priority would be for governance and transparency would be maintained in the implementation of all schemes.

He maintained that there were certain lacunae in the PDS and other programmes connected with the BPL families and assured that the government would monitor the schemes every three months and eliminate any irritants for effective implementation of developmental programmes for a better reach out.

He pointed out that there were about 10 to 12 important schemes like PDS, Scholarships, Revenue Certificates issue, among others, which would be the targets for achieving good results. "For this I will introduce new systems for plugging leakages for effective implementation," he promised. 

Similarly, the government would be firm in maintaining the law and order situation so that peace is undisturbed for attracting more investments here. "The city and the state would be made top investment friendly centres in the country," he said.

"Everyone can enjoy the constitutional right but not at the cost of peace," he warned.

He warned that he would deal with anti-social elements with iron hand.

Asking the officials to speed up the completion of all pending projects, the Chief Minister said that he would make efforts for getting national project status for Polavaram, Pranahita-Chevella projects with the Centre by taking the help of all MPs.

The Chief Minister said, “I would take all party leaders into confidence before taking a decision on important policy matters.”

He sought the cooperation of media and Opposition parties in the development of state.

Mr KK Reddy said a decision on his Cabinet would be taken after consulting the party High Command. However, he refused to reply on the size of Cabinet and front-runners for the Ministers’ posts.

He said he would make efforts to send 41 MPs from the state, so that the dream of former Chief Minister late YS Rajasekhara Reddy to make AICC general secretary Rahul Gandhi the Prime Minister in the 2014 general elections, come true.

Reacting on the formation of Telangana state, the Chief Minister said the state would follow the directions of Centre after the submission of Justice Srikrishna Commission report.

Reacting on violation of discipline, he said the party would initiate stern action against violators.

“The state witnessed scams due to failure of systems. Once the Cabinet is formed, the government will take steps on checking irregularities and corruption in the state,” Mr KK Reddy stated. 

He thanked Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Union Law Minister M Veerappa Moily, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and other leaders for entrusting the responsibility on his shoulders.