Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar spoke at the State Foundation Day celebrations in Khammam on Friday. He said that Khammam has made great progress over the past 9 years, thanks to the government’s schemes. The Kalyana Lakshmi/Shaadi Mubarak scheme benefited 46,610 families in the district. The Dalit Bandhu scheme improved the lives of 3,945 families who received capital aid worth Rs 394.50 crore under the scheme. In addition, 7,749 people received Rs 88.70 crore as subsidised loans for self-employment.
As many as 8,956 double bedroom houses were sanctioned to Khammam district and of them, 5,626 houses have been constructed. Around 50 Telangana Kreeda Pranganams were developed for sports infrastructure. In addition, three synthetic lawn tennis courts were developed at Sardar Patel Stadium in Khammam at a cost of Rs 93 lakh besides constructing indoor stadiums at Wyra and Kallur.
For the modernisation of RTA office in Khammam, Rs 10 crore has been sanctioned and the works would begin soon. Wyra municipality was developed with Rs 52.90 crore, Madhira municipality got Rs 96.38 crore and Sathupalli municipality Rs 36.43 crore. In order to ensure peace and order, 8477 CCTV cameras have been deployed within the limits of the Khammam police commissionerate.
The Police department held a massive job fair in which 150 organisations participated and 8,200 youths were hired.