ELURU: Endowments Minister Pydikondala Manikyala Rao announced that airports would soon be constructed at Tadepalligudem and Kadapa.
The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting conducted an awareness meeting on the two-year rule of Central Government and Central schemes at Rice Millers Association hall at Tadepalligudem town on Thursday. Participating as chief guest, the minister said that the Central government was committed to the development of Andhra Pradesh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi too was keen to develop the state.
He pointed out that the Centre had announced Polavaram Project as a national project and merged seven mandals of Telangana area into Andhra Pradesh. He said this step had provided an opportunity to supply water to Krishna Delta ayacut. The minister said that the Centre and State Governments are trying to provide a permanent house to everyone by 2019. The Centre has also introduced a scheme for the benefit of small vendors in the country.
The minister distributed prizes among students who won essay writing and debating competitions. He also distributed prizes to winners of well-baby show competition.