All the poor people to get LPG connections
Hyderabad: Finance Minister Etela Rajender said that the State Government has initiated steps to provide gas connection to all poor people after the formation of Telangana State.
Replying to a question by TRS Members Bodiga Shobha, Ajmeera Rekha and Kova Laxmi in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, Etela said that the State Government has sanctioned 10 lakh new connections and steps have been taken to sanction 10 lakh more new connections to the poor. He said that the implementation of Deepam scheme was not full-fledged though he personally launched it in all the districts. He said that the TRS Government has sanctioned 851,501 Deepam connections so far and 361,716 families were benefited under Deepam scheme.
Govt taking steps to eradicate dengue
Health Minister Laxma Reddy said that the State Government was taking all steps to eradicate dengue in the State. Replying to a question raised by the BJP member NVSS Prabhakar in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday, Laxma Reddy said that the State Government has kept platelet machines in 12 places across the State. Admitting that dengue cases have increased in the State, Laxma Reddy said that four persons died due to dengue including two in Hyderabad city. He said that the government has taken up programme to eradicate mosquitoes and included dengue in Arogya Sri Scheme. – NSS