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Kishan Reddy holds first meeting of Hyderabad DISHA

Kishan Reddy holds first meeting of Hyderabad DISHA

Hyderabad, Aug 31 (UNI) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy chaired the first DISHA Meeting (District Development Coordination Meeting) of Hyderabad District virtually on Monday.

In the meet, Mr Reddy reviewed the progress of various Centrally Sponsored Schemes including MUDRA Yojana, PMAY, Ujjwala, Poshan Abhiyaan, Pension schemes, Aatma Nirbhar package, PM Svanidhi among others with district officials, an official statement here said.

On the occasion, Mr Reddy said that in all government schools in the district, the mid-day meal scheme should be strictly implemented with a focus on poor and minority children. Also, it was suggested that the construction of new buildings for the school, which is currently pending, should be completed expeditiously. Toilets and sanitary pads for girls should be made available in all government schools, the Union Minister said.

Under the current Covid conditions, generic medicine shops should be made available at all government hospitals for the poor people in the district, Mr Reddy suggested. Basti hospital should be connected with wellness centers and manage them more efficiently, he said. The minister also told the district collector to increase Covid tests and curb the exploitation of covid treatment in private hospitals.

The Union Minister said the double bedroom houses should be completed soon and provided to the poor. The minister also directed the district authorities to set up Anganwadi centers in the newly formed double bedroom colonies in the district and to think about setting up Anganwadi centers in the Basti community halls.

Mr Reddy directed the officials to take appropriate action at the district level in Hyderabad this month, as the nutrition campaign is being implemented across the country in September.
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