Telangana govt to bring new Revenue Act soon: CM

Telangana govt to bring new Revenue Act soon: CM

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Hyderabad, Aug 15 : Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on Thursday said that his government would bring new Revenue Act to offer hassle-free services to people and farmers in the state.

Addressing after unfurling the national flag at the historic Golconda Fort here to mark the 73rd Independence Day celebrations, Mr Rao said," The government is of the view that good governance to people is possible through the administrative reforms only and the existing Acts will not be sufficient to offer good governance."

"There is a need to replace totally all the old Acts and this is the reason why the State government came out with a New Panchayat Raj Act and a New Municipality Act," the CM said a new Revenue Act is also in the pipeline. The new revenue Act is being prepared and will be introduced in the coming budget session of the assembly, the CM said the proposed act will give no room for corruption or laxity.

With the New Acts, he said, "I am sure there will be clean, tidy villages and towns with lots of greenery." The government has decided to strengthen the Panchayat Raj Institutions to make the villages ideal and centres of progress and development, he said the government has instructed that all the vacancies in the Panchayat raj should be filled up immediately.

He called up on the officials and elected representatives, to should work with more dedication and commitment to achieve the aims and objectives of new Acts and to win a permanent place in the hearts of people.

Industrial growth is increasing rapidly in the State, he said IT growth is steadily progressing and during the last five years, IT exports increased from Rs 52,000 crore to Rs 1.10 lakh crore in the state.

While referring to administrative reforms, he said that the state government has embarked upon reforming several Acts and Laws, to offer good governance, to eradicate corruption and to eliminate ills and delays and to develop villages and towns.

The state government has created new administrative divisions to bring governance to the people’s doorstep and for the effective implementation of the development and welfare schemes, he said that in the past, the Telangana state had 10 districts and we increased to 33 and revenue Divisions from 43 to 69, mandals from 459 to 584 and Municipalities have been increased from 68 to 142.

Newly 7 Municipal Corporations were created, Girijan Thandas, Adivasis Gudems, remote villages were made as special Panchayats and the gram Sarpanches who are elected recently, for the first time hoisted the national flag proudly in their villages, the CM said. (UNI)