Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar at the Collectors' conference
Siddipet to be first cashless arena, in Telangana

T-Wallets to be launched soon

From Leela Rani D

Hyderabad, December 16 : Get pro-active to ensure the benefits of the re-organization of the districts in the state reach to those intended, said the Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrashekhar Rao, at the Collectors’ Conference held at Pragathi Bhavan, Telangana earlier this week. This is the first meet with the officials concerned in the state to help firm up the administrative process with a proper plan of action and use of technology after the re-organization of the districts to ease the process of governance. 

“We have to identify what exactly people need and find solutions to simmering problems. To achieve these officials at every level should think in an innovative way to affect a tangible change for better in the society,” he said. The state government's TS-I PASS Industrial policy had been a success as 2500 industries have come to the state till date. To successfully implement the welfare scheme programme the government expends Rs 30,000 crore, he added.

"Know your district and Plan your district  was  the motto” of this meet. All the 31 district collectors were invited to design the action plan based on the socio-economic aspects and the resources available in the respective district so as to effectively utilize the government funds and ring in efficient administrative measures upto the grass root level of the district.

Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao said about Rs 3 crore would be placed in each Collectors’ fund . “The demonetization of the higher denomination currency notes by the central government had affected the state as well. However have to go forward with  cashless financial transactions and the Siddipet assembly constituency would be soon made complete cash less transaction area. More swiping machines and ATM’s should be provided to the rural areas in the state to enable more and more digital transactions. T-Wallet would soon be in place,” said the Chief Minister. Formal directives were given to the respective collectors over different aspects of governance to reassure a proper law and order is in place in each district with specific-resource planning.

 K.Pradeep Chandra,  Chief Secretary to the Government of Telangana elaborated on the objectives of this conference. Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Ali,  made the opening remarks, while  the district Collectors’, Joint Collectors’, Commissioners, Superintendent of Police, various department heads were present to share the ground reality.