TADEPALLI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said that three concept cities would be developed in the state. He asked officials to plan that in Vishakapatnam, Tirupati and Anantapur. AP CM held a meeting with the officials in Tadepalli camp office on Wednesday, November 20.

The Chief Minister instructed the officials that these cities should be developed in a radius of 10 sq km, he added. Reddy said this during a review meeting with officials of the Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Department.

AP CM also asked officials to make village and ward secretariats and the volunteers system tech-savvy. Outlining the importance of village and ward secretariats, YS Jagan said the system would help root out corruption and hence it needed a strong IT network.

YSR Congress Party President made it clear that Ration cards, pension cards, Arogyasri cards and fee reimbursement cards would be issued by the village and ward secretariats.

The Chief Minister said the single-window system had been introduced for transparency in sanctioning of industries.

Land, water and power would be provided at nominal rates for setting up industries, YS Jagan added.

Taking a dig at TDP President and leader of opposition Chandrababu Naidu for making tall claims about industrial promotion and ease of doing business but keeping Rs 4,000 crore industrial incentives pending during his five-year rule. IT Minister Mekatpati Goutham Reddy and other officials were also present at this meeting. (With IANS Inputs)

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