At a time the world is alarmed over the shortage of drinking water in major cities across the globe in the next 20 years, the ruling TRS government has ensured enough drinking water supply for the next 100 years in Hyderabad city, observed Telangana State Planning Board vice-chairman B Vinod Kumar.
He was addressing the TRSKV members affiliated to Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply & Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB). The members – contract and outsourcing union were celebrating their second anniversary on Sunday.
Mr Vinod Kumar pointed out the credit of bringing drinking water from rivers Godavari and Krishna to Hyderabad city goes to our visionary chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao. The water flowing hundreds of kilometres away from the city was made available to people in the city and those on the outer ring road will have enough supplies for many decades to come.
Immediately after the formation of Telangana state, the chief minister Mr KCR has his priorities for the people – water, jobs, and welfare. His initiatives went on to build the brand image of Hyderabad city.
Mr Vinod Kumar thanked the employees of the Water Board for their dedicated and selfless service. “Recognising your services, the chief minister enhanced your salaries by 30 percent on par with regular employees,” he pointed out.
Further, he said he would take up their issues of GO 14 – problems being faced by contract and outsourcing employees to the notice of Municipal Administration minister Mr K T Rama Rao and chief minister Mr KCR and ensure to solve them at earliest.
Outsourcing employees’ union president P Narayana and other leaders were present.