Wayanad: Assuring his best to get more funds from possible avenues including CSR corpus, the Congress leader and Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi has urged the authorities to focus more on strategic development projects that would contribute for the comprehensive development of the district.
Speaking at a meeting held at the collectorate to review central government-sponsored projects in his Parliamentary constituency, the Congress MP urged the authorities to submit projects that could be implemented on a time-frame basis.
Assuring all help in executing the projects that would contribute for the comprehensive development of the district, Rahul Gandhi said the projects should be submitted in categories viz. short, medium and long-term. Apart from funds as part of Aspirational District Programme, efforts will be made to get funds from CSR corpus also, he said.
He urged the authorities to ensure availability of drinking water in all tribal colonies. Will put pressure to get more funds under PMGSY and Central Road Fund, he said adding that more projects to boost the medical facilities be submitted.
K C Venugopal, MP, MLAs I C Balakrishnan and T Siddique and district collector Adeela Abdulla were among those present at the meeting.
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