VIJAYAWADA: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who is keen on continuing the two-digit growth rate, is going to conduct a conference with the Collectors of all the districts in Vijayawada on February 22 and 23 to further propel the state in that direction.
Apart from discussing the progress during the last three quarters of the 2015-16 fiscal and the targets to be completed by the end of current fiscal, the meeting will also chalk out an action plan for the financial year 2016-17.
The two-day conference, to be held in six sessions, will also have elaborate discussions over the reforms needed for effective administration and also to ensure more transparency and accountability in implementation of various government schemes.
The first day session will start with the welcome address by senior IAS officer Anil Chandra Punetha. Later, Chief Secretary SP Tucker will explain about the growth in 2015-16 fiscal and about the budget of 2016-17.
Revenue Minister KE Krishna Murty and Finance Minister Yenamala Ramakrishnudu will address the bureaucrats. Later, it will be the turn of the Chief Minister to deliver keynote address about the new practices in the administration for continuing the two-digit growth rate in the state.
The first day conference containing three sessions will take up discussions over the reforms need to increase transparency and for effective administration, e-Pragati, resolving the Janmabhoomi petitions, infrastructure development in rural areas, rural water supply, works taken up under NREGA, employment generation, farm ponds, water resources management, activities being taken up for increasing the groundwater levels, agriculture progress in 2015-16 and the planning for 2016-17 Kharif.
The second-day of the Collectors conference on Tuesday will mainly concentrate on the issues related to infrastructural development, attracting investments and promoting industries.
Collectors of all districts as well as the officials of APIIC will submit reports about the availability of lands in their districts for promoting agriculture, business, tourism, industrial cities and housing.
As for the urban development, ratings will be given to all the 110 municipal bodies and also to discuss the steps to be taken for the development of the urban bodies. Taking Vizag as a case study, the meeting will also discuss about the 12 Mega Cities and three AMRUT cities in the state.
The concluding the session of conference will discuss law and order. DGP JV Ramudu will attend on Tuesday.