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PR System would be strengthened in Telangana : CM

PR System would be strengthened in Telangana : CM

Hyderabad, Oct 17 (UNI) Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has announced that Panchayat Raj system in the state would be strengthened in the state.

All Gram Panchayats, Mandal Parishads and Zilla Parishads in the state would be changed into functional institutions, Mr Rao told MPPs, ZPTCs and local public representatives who met the Chief Minister along with newly appointed Gatika Ajay Kumar as member of Panchayat Raj Tribunal at Pragathi Bhavan here on Wednesday evening.

Mr Kumar thanked the Chief Minister for appointing him as the Tribunal Member. Mr Rao in turn congratulated Ajay Kumar.

Speaking on the occasion, the Chief Minister has expressed satisfaction over the successful completion of the 30-day Action Plan in the villages.

Like the Gram Panchayats, Mandal and Zilla Parishads would also be given fixed duties, funds and responsibilities and an exercise in this regard is taking place, the Chief Minister said a meeting of the MPPs, ZPTCs and ZP Chairpersons would be held in Hyderabad soon.

About Rs 339 Crore funds from the Finance Commission was given to the village Panchayats every month, he said funds for the MPPs and ZPTCs would also be released.

The Chief Minister said his aim is to make every village an ideal village in the country.

Mr Rao desired that with people’s extended participation and under the leadership of local bodies and public representatives, the villages should develop and prosper.

Required financial support would be given by the government, the Chief Minister assured and gave a call that people should be united at the village level and develop their villages utilising the funds properly.

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