KCR All Praise For Culture And Tourism In Kerala
Hyderabad: Both the CMs also exchanged views on culture and tourism of both the states. KCR complimented the Kerala state for being one of the beautiful places in the country. “You are bestowed with nature’s beauty. No wonder people refer to Kerala as the God’s Own Country,” KCR said and recalled his visits to the State when he was second term MLA from Siddhipet Assembly segment when he visited Guruvayoor and Kanyakumari.
The Kerala CM talked about the Kerala’s Ayurveda system of medicine, which is popular all over the world. He also spoke about the health care, hospitals and health tourism of Kerala.
On the welfare programmes, KCR told Vijayan about a plethora of welfare schemes launched by his government, some of them were first in the country. He explained about Kalyan Laxmi/Shaadi Mubarak, two-bedroom houses, Asara pensions etc and informed on how the TS government was spending Rs 36,000 crore alone on the welfare schemes.
Rs 75,116 per girl for the marriage under Kalyan Laxmi/Shaadi Mubarak schemes have already benefited two lakh girls, KCR said. He talked about the residential schools being set up for various sections of the people. He also told the visiting Kerala CM about the rich dividends the TS government schemes are reaping and how people are happy with them.
KCR presented an Ikkat Shawl and Charminar memento to Pinarayi Vijayan and said Charminar symbolises the communal harmony of the TS. KCR personally saw Vijayan off. Vijayan was accompanied by his personal staff. (NSS)