With the chief minister focussing on work, holding frequent review meetings and attending office with a punctuality not seen earlier, party leaders are in a buoyant mood
The transformed Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has now a method to work. After dedicating his first week to pending files and attending office with a punctuality not associated with him earlier, he has turned his attention to his party matters.
The CM has, after the June rout of his party in the hustling, had put up a different working style where he began to chair review meetings regularly and attend to various development issues.
In his latest move which will impact the party cadres and state administration, the chief minister has decided to embark on a novel programme called Indira Baata from July 11. The main objective of this programme is to hold review meetings with party leaders and officials at the district level to monitor the progress of welfare programmes and address problems related to implementation of the projects. During his meetings, the CM would also pay a careful hearing to problems faced by second-rung leaders and grass root workers of the party.
The CM will begin his programme from Rampachodvaram Assembly constituency of East Godavari district. Incidentally, Ramachandrapuram Assembly seat won by the ruling Congress during the by-elections fall in the same district. As part of the Indira Baata programme, the chief minister has decided to visit at least three districts every month. In each district, Kiran Kumar Reddy will camp for three days and hold review meetings with officials and party leaders.
The CM held a meeting with ministers and leaders of East Godavari on Tuesday and held a detailed discussion on his novel idea. Sources from the chief minister’s office, while confirming the news of CM’s plans, told Postnoon that as part of the itinerary, the CM will tour the district for three days (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday).
Party leaders elated
Many party leaders have welcomed the idea and said that this move by the CM will help to strengthen the party from the grassroots level. “It is a novel idea. It will definitely help the party in the coming days,” Arepall Mohan, party senior leader and MLA said on Wednesday. Another party leader and MLA Praveen Reddy felt that the CM should continue this programme till the next assembly elections. “I think it will help the CM to monitor the welfare programmes being implemented by the State government at the grass root level besides boosting the confidence of second grade leaders of the party,” he said.
CM to tour East Godavari
Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has launched a new programme called Indira Baata to hold review meetings with party leaders and officials at the district level to monitor the progress of welfare programmes. As part of this programme, the CM is all set to tour the East Godavari district for three days, sources from his office confirmed.