Hyderabad: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
will visit Hyderabad on February 4 to lay the foundation-stone
of the Rs 12,000 crore Hyderabad Metro Rail Project, state
Congress Committee president Botsa Satyanarayana said on Saturday night.
The Prime Minister would also hand over appointment
letters to some of the unemployed youths who have been placed
in private jobs as part of the `Yuva Kiranalu` programme
launched by the state government, Botsa told reporters after a
meeting of the co-ordination committee chaired by AICC general
secretary Ghulam Nabi Azad here.
The PCC chief said Azad wanted the party to propagate the
`subsidised sanitary napkins` scheme for girls.
"Both the state and Central governments introduced a slew
of welfare schemes in the last few years which need to be
propagated vigorously. The cadre will be asked to verify
whether the benefits of these schemes are reaching the
eligible beneficiaries upto the village level," Botsa said.
The committee also discussed the issue of pending
elections to local bodies and co-operatives in the state and
the steps to be taken to overcome legal hurdles to complete
the election process at the earliest.
"We discussed about the impending by-elections to various
assembly seats and gear up the party rank and file. We also
discussed the implementation of the promises made in the
election manifesto in 2009 and the pros and cons of
implementing the subsidised rice scheme and nine-hour free
power supply to farm sector," Satyanarayana added.
Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy, Deputy CM Damodara
Rajanarasimha, MLA Chiranjeevi were among those who attended