AP Governor Abdul Nazir praises AP Government welfare schemes in his first joint session address in the assembly
Amaravati, Andhra Pradesh, March, 2023: AP Governor Abdul Nazir in his maiden address to the joint session of the assembly said that Andhra Pradesh has taken a step forward in economic development and is making remarkable progress in the agricultural, industrial, and service sectors.
“The government is acting transparently. It also gives priority to Navaratnas and its welfare schemes. All the deserving people are benefiting directly without corruption. They have been providing good governance for four years,” said Governor Abdul.
He also noted that government schemes are being delivered to the doorstep of all eligible beneficiaries. “We are making remarkable progress and have achieved a growth rate of 11.43 percent and the state is leading in economic development,” the Governor added.
Highlighting the education sector initiatives in Andhra Pradesh, Governor Abdul said, “The government is building 17 new medical colleges in the state, Tribal Engineering College established in Kurupam, Dr. YSR Architecture and Fine Arts University in Kadapa and providing financial assistance to the children through Amma vodi.”
He further said that digital learning is a key element in education reforms and the government has distributed 5.20 lakh tabs worth Rs.690 crore to students, including bilingual textbooks. “43.26 lakh students benefited by Jagananna Gorumudda with the expenditure of Rs 3,239 crore and also AP is the only state to provide free higher education without financial burden to the students,” said the Governor.
Governor also highlighted the 1.4 crore health cards given to the people and steps taken by the government to have two doctors in PHCs. From houses for the poor in YSR Jaganna colonies, YSR pension gifts on the 1st of every month being distributed by the volunteers at the doorsteps to the distribution of 30.65 lakh house plots in the name of women, financial assistance of Rs.24,000 per year to weavers under Nethanna Nestham, the governor praised the government for the initiatives.
Underlining the government’s social justice initiatives, the governor said, “56 new BC Corporations have been set up in the state, 3 for SCs and one for STs. Four deputy CM posts and 70 percent of ZP Chairman posts have been given to SC, ST, BC, and minorities. Out of 137 corporation chairman posts, 58 percent posts have been given to SC, ST, BC, and minorities.”
Other highlights from the governor’s speech
Up to 200 units of free electricity under Jagjivan Jyothi to 15.14 lakh SC and 4.5 lakhs ST families in AP.
RBK Centers at each village secretariat.
AP is moving ahead with the goal of waste-free and garbage-free villages.
AP is leading in the cleanliness survey.
Huge investment in AP through Global Investors Summit.
AP is number one in the country in egg production, number two in meat production, and number one in milk production.