Rajanna-Sircilla: Industries Minister KT Rama Rao informed that Telangana became a role model to the entire nation by registering tremendous growth in all sectors during the last eight years.
When compared to the situation that prevailed in the region before the formation of a separate state, a lot of change took place, he said on Thursday, after hoisting the tri-colour at the integrated district collectorate office in Sircikka on the occasion of 8th formation of Telangana.
A lot of growth has been recorded within a span of eight years, than compared to the last 75 years, reiterated KTR adding that besides economic growth, abnormal growth was recorded in per capita income, electricity supply, drinking water supply, irrigation sector, public welfare, industry, and IT sectors. State stood in first place with a 17.24 percent annual growth rate from 2014 to 2019.
Speaking on the occasion, Rama Rao said that in order to protect the interests of farmers by making agriculture more profitable, the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, for the first time ever in the country, introduced Rythu Bandhu in 2018 and has since been depositing the amount in the bank accounts of farmers.
To provide assured income to the farming community, the Telangana government was encouraging oil farm cultivation in the state, he said. It may be noted that for the first time, Rs 1,000 crore was allocated in the state budget to plant oil farm saplings in 600 acres.
For the first time in the country, the state government has started an e-health profile programme to protect the health of the people. The programme was launched on a pilot basis in Rajanna-Sircilla and Mulugu districts.
The health details of every person above the age group of 18 years would be recorded by conducting 30 different medical tests, and a digital health profile card would be handed over to them. If the people were diagnosed with diseases, required medicines would also be supplied regularly besides medical services free of cost.
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