CM urges staff to spare key services

Published: 12th September 2013 09:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th September 2013 09:14 AM   |  A+A-

Chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy appealed to the striking employees, teachers and all other agitators in the state not to disturb essential services and other important services like electricity, medical, education and TTD functioning.

The chief minister reviewed the ongoing strike of employees and teachers, and the proposed strike by electricity and TTD staff, at the Secretariat on Wednesday.

The chief minister directed chief secretary PK Mohanty and other senior officials to ask Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams executive officer, Chittoor district collector and superintendent of police, and heads of APGenco, APTransco and Discoms to initiate discussions with employees over the proposed strike in these departments and organisations.

The chief minister also asked officials to make efforts to open schools, colleges and other educational institutions. He enquired about the heavy rain and floods in some Rayalaseema districts and other places and asked  officials to monitor relief and water conservation measures.

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