Hyderabad: IT Minister K.T.Rama Rao has directed officials to ensure internet connectivity to every household in state, through Telangana Fibregrid project, by next December. In a related development, the government's plans received a big boost with Vijaya Bank coming forward with a loan of Rs 361 crore for the project.
Mr Rao said education and healthcare sectors in rural areas is expected to improve drastically with access to broadband connectivity.
In a review meeting held here on Wednesday, officials briefed him about the Centre's grant under BharatNet scheme that aims to provide broadband connectivity to all houses in rural areas. The minister said four villages in Maheshwaram mandal had been selected for technology demonstration for locals to see for themselves numerous advantages of new technology. Houses in these villages will get broadband connection by January 2018.
Mr. Rao also enquired about the progress of T-Hub 2, Image Tower and T Works projects. He instructed officials to prepare designs for T Works and complete the construction by May-end.
The minister sought information about land acquisition in Pharma City project and environmental clearances from Centre for it.
With heavy inflows, level crosses 875 ft for the first time this year on Thursday night
Mr Vikramarka challenged Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao to an open debate on the issue and added that he could prove it.
Mr Jana Reddy wanted the government to implement all the assurances given to the people if elections are held after six months.
Rain coupled with VIP movement hits vehicular movement in city
Increased water flow in the Godavari River also added to the problem.
Low pressure area over North Bay of Bengal; Capital to witness a cloudy sky with moderate rain.
On Thursday by 7 pm, the Srisailam project received inflow of 2,12,100 cusecs and witnessed outflow of 97,709 cusecs.
The inflow to Ramappa, Laknavaram and Pakhal lakes has increased considerably.
Mr Rao said that barring four to five seats, all sitting MLAs would be retained.
Mr N. Narayana, President, TPA, said that the college management had no right to increase the fee, without the Government Order.
Drug controllers have also issued a notice that chemists must not stock and sell this drug.
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