'Survey' fever grips Telangana

'Survey' fever grips Telangana - Sakshi Post

* Crowded buses, overflowing trains, stranded passengers

The Telangana Government braced itself up for the all-important survey to pool up comprehensive information on the citizens. Life in Telangana may come to a standstill on Tuesday with the the Intensive Household Survey set to cover an estimated 84 lakh families living in Telangana, involving about four lakh Government employees, including police personnel and teachers.

Public transport buses are expected to stay off the roads and Government has already declared a holiday on Tuesday.
Trains, buses and other modes of public transport are full to the brim with people leaving for their native places to get enrolled in the survey covering a dozen districts. Significantly, Telangana natives living in cities like Mumbai, Surat have also been travelling to their home places to participate in the massive process.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has categorically said that the exercise is intended to ensure that benefits of Government schemes reached the targeted sections.
According to the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), data is sought about the number of family members in a household, water tap connection, property tax assessment, LPG & electricity connections, bank account, Aadhaar card, caste certificate, birth certificate, disability, vehicles and land ownership.

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