CM Naidu urges Sadhikara Mitras to achieve 100% literacy by 2019

Updated:8 months, 3 weeks ago IST

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh), Mar 21 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu attended a meeting with ‘Sadhikara Mitras’ on Wednesday. ‘Sadhikara Mitras’ are those persons who are given the responsibility of 35 households in a village or block to check whether those households are getting the benefits of various welfare and development schemes of the state government. While addressing the meeting, the CM said, “Sadhikara Mitras are the biggest asset to AP and no other state has such asset. There are 4.70 lakhs of Sadhikara Mitra's working in the state. Their collective efforts can yield good results.” “One has to develop skills in the work he is performing. We have to go ahead with plans to achieve 100% literacy by 2019. We are giving 10 star grading for villages and 9 star grading for towns. Marks will be given based on the infrastructure developments,” he added. He further urged that awareness be spread among pregnant women so that infant mortality is avoided. “They should be given proper medical advice and malnutrition among children brought down to zero. Sadhikara Mitras should take responsibility to make the state 100% ODF state,” CM Naidu said. State government is giving modern equipments to 2.50 lakhs of people at 70% subsidy under Adarana scheme. Ours is the only government that distributed cycles to 3.50 lakhs girls in the state, added CM Naidu.

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