Union Minister Y S Chowdary today adopted Ponnavaram village in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
"The Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, the brain child of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, is heloing the villages in their comprehensive development," the Union Minister of State for Science and Technology said on the occasion.
Launching various development schemes at the village, Chowdary urged the villagers to prepare a comprehensive plan.
"Under the village development plan, drinking water, roads, health and sanitation will be given priority. Professional skill development and entrepreneurship development programmes will be taken up in the village for better employment opportunities for the local youth," he said.
The minister promised to set up a polytechnic in the village.