VIJAYAWADA: CPM city secretary Ch Babu Rao has urged chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu to resolve the financial crisis in the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation (VMC).
In a memorandum to be submitted to the chief minister, Babu Rao has stressed the need for a special grant of Rs 1,000 crore for VMC and requested him to pay the employees’ salaries under 010 Head Account. He also emphasised upon allocation of funds to set up a super specialty hospital and improvement in the facilities at government hospitals. He asked the CM to see that an IIM was set up in Vijayawada.
He urged the CM to arrange for additional supply of wheat and sugar to the Muslims in view of the ongoing Ramzan season.
He also asked the CM to see that adequate funds were allotted for construction of houses under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM).
Further urging the CM to see that licences issued to 10 new wine shops in the city were cancelled, he said the residents of the city were facing severe hardships from the chit fund companies. He asked the CM to do justice to the victims of Sailatha, Uma and Shubadarshini chit fund companies. He also demanded that the government start the construction of flyovers at Durga Temple and Benz Circle.