Hyderabad, Apr 23 (UNI)Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy today said the state had achived development in all sectors during the last four years due to various measures taken by the Government.
However, there was a need to strive hard to further improve in some sectors and the official machinery should come forward to achieve this goal, the Chief Minister told the officials before leaving for Visakhapatnam.
The state was number one in implementation of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, distribution of pensions, construction of houses, free power supply to farm sector and Arogya Sree Health Insurance Scheme.
The Union Government had increased financial support to the government in view of the development which had been achived in the state in the last four years. The main intention was to improve further in next two years, he added.
Dr Reddy directed the officials to strive hard to achive the goal.
The Government would support their efforts to solve the problems of the people.
He asked the officials to visit villages to know the problems of the ruralpeople and try to solve them and gain their confidence.
There was no dearth for funds to take up developmental activities in the state for the welfare of the people and for overall develoment of the state.
He said the Planning Commission had approved the plan outlay of Rs 44,000 crore at the request of the State Government to take up the several welfare schemes for the benefit of the people.
The government had been suppling subsidised rice to 6.5 crore people at the rate of Rs two a kilo and constructing the houses for all the poor people in the state.
He said his main idea was to keep the state in number one position among all states in the country in all sectors in the next two years.
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