Public welfare

The government has spent 1.3 billion rupees on public welfare in the past 2 years: Minister of Andhra


Andhra Pradesh Agriculture Minister Kurasala Kannababu said on Tuesday that the state government had spent Rs 1,30,000 crore on various social assistance programs over the past two years, unlike the previous government which left a debt of Rs 1 50,000 crore using personal needs in the name of public welfare.

“The YSRCP government has prioritized welfare over development and injected money to revive the state economy and support weaker sections during the pandemic crisis. Jaganmohan Reddy clearly wanted the government to support the people in these difficult times, “Kannababu told media staff.

The Minister of State said: “The state government borrowed to provide promised social benefits to the public during COVID-19, unlike the previous government which left a debt of Rs 1,50,000 crore using for needs Personal welfare under the name of public welfare The state government had spent Rs 1,30,000 crore on various social assistance programs over the past two years. “

The minister criticized Chandrababu Naidu and said the state was in revenue deficit after the fork and alleged that Naidu pushed the state further into debt.

“TDP leaders abused over Rs 68,000 crore in the name of capital spending. The entire state witnessed how the previous government handled finances during their five-year tenure and challenged them to reveal which welfare plans they spent Rs.150,000 crore, ”Kannababu said while criticizing TDP leaders Yanamala Ramakrishnudu and Nara Lokesh for spreading false propaganda against the government of State.

He said the previous government betrayed the public with all the false promises and further proliferated corruption in every village through the Janmabhoomi committees.

He also alleged that Chandrabbu Naidu abandoned the state during the COVID crisis and stayed in the neighboring state and misled people in zoom meetings.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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