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PTI 10 Aug 2018, 04:22 PM India

Focus more on cleanliness programmes; CM to gram panchayats

Hyderabad, Aug 10 (PTI) Telangana Chief Minister K

Chandrasekhar Rao today directed Gram Panchayats to focus more

on cleanliness programmes as the government was directly

taking care of public works like drinking water supply, power

supply and health services.

Rao, who held a meeting with ministers and officials on

cleanliness campaign proposed to be conducted from August 15

for a month in villages, said the Panchayat Raj department has

estimated that 44,000 personnel would be required to take up

sanitation programmes in 12,751 villages in the state, an

official release said.

He said about 27,000 to 28,000 personnel are available

now and that another 17,000 would be appointed additionally,

it said.

The Chief Minister directed payment of not less than Rs

8,500 per month to the sanitation personnel.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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