Collector P Ranjit Basha said the State government has sanctioned 1,05,265 houses in both rural and urban areas in the district under PMAY-YSR Gramin Housing and PMAY-YSR Urban Housing programmes.
Around 18,000 acres of panchayat land, worth crores of rupees remain under illegal occupation in Punjab.
49 gram panchayats still out of banking coverage, highest 15 in Jajpur district
The new arrangement is that the Centre would directly transfer its share of funds to the villages.
Around 30 ward members took charge in front of the Municipality Commissioner Ekambaram in Ranipet. Meanwhile, AIADMK members opposed the former CM M Karunanithi's photo in the municipality hall.
In Vedaranyam Municipality, of the 21 wards, the DMK and its allies won 19, while an AIADMK candidate and an independent candidate won one each.
Elections to 1,185 wards of 58 Urban Local Bodies and 1,257 wards in 57 Gram Panchayats across the state went off peacefully, with a record of 76 per cent polling on Monday.
The opposition BJP in Maharashtra won four of the six seats in the state Legislative Council polls held earlier this month.
BJP State president Somu Veerraju on Monday demanded that the government release the incentive to the villages which elected their sarpanches unanimously.
Priority will be the creation of land-based irrigation providing individual assets/community assets to give direct benefit to the targeted small landholders migrating to other states.
The special vote was carried out under the Rajasthan Excise Rules, which empowers a panchayat to opt for closing a liquor shop if 51 per cent of its residents vote for it.
The chief secretary was informed that 408 gram panchayats and 14 block headquarters have been provided with internet connection through optical fiber cable.
The attack was carried out by YSRC leader Muniswamy and his henchmen in order to prevent Venkatesh from filing nomination in the municipal polls, he alleged.
“In the upcoming urban local body elections, only urban areas (municipalities and town panchayats) will be included in the newly-created corporations.
The BharatNet project, to provide high-speed bandwidth connectivity to all 12,525 village panchayats, was delayed by a few years due to various reasons.