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Focus more on cleanliness programmes; CM to gram panchayats

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

K Chandrasekhar today directed Gram Panchayats to focus more on cleanliness programmes as the government was directly taking care of public works like drinking water supply, power supply and

Rao, who held a meeting with ministers and officials on cleanliness campaign proposed to be conducted from August 15 for a month in villages, said the Panchayat Raj department has estimated that 44,000 personnel would be required to take up sanitation programmes in 12,751 villages in the state, an official release said.

He said about 27,000 to 28,000 personnel are available now and that another 17,000 would be appointed additionally, it said.

The directed payment of not less than Rs 8,500 per month to the sanitation personnel.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 21:55 IST