Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Monday said that development of the state and welfare of the people are two eyes of his government.
Talking to media persons after participating in Racha Banda programme being organised by the state government at Anupalli in Chittoor district, the Chief Minister said that the government aimed to implement Racha Banda programme to take government welfare programmes and development to the doorsteps of people.
Negating the opposition raised against the Racha Banda, Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy said there will be no politics in the implementation of welfare schemes.
Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy reiterated that his government was committed to continue all welfare schemes initiated by former chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy.
As part of the programme, the Chief Minister handed over 56 ration cards and 19 pensions to elderly people in Anupalli and Thimmasanepalli village limits.
Earlier, the Chief Minister unveiled a statue of YSR installed by Vishwasai Charitable Trust at Reddigunta checkpost.
Speaking there, Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy pointed out that the new Collectorate complex and office of Superintendent of Police were built following YSR’s directions.
Responding to shortage of drinking water in Chittoor district, Reddy said that his government was making efforts to solve the problem shortly.
Revenue Minister N Raghuveera Reddy, Mines and Geology Minister Galla Aruna Kumari, Chittoor MLA CK Jayachandra Reddy, MLC R Reddapa Reddy and officials were present in the programme. Local MLA CK Babu however was conspicuous by his absence.
Later the Chief Minister left to Renigunta Airport from where he boarded a flight to New Delhi.