Jagan inaugurates slew of projects in YSR District

  • Published Dec 23, 2023 | 9:35 PMUpdated Dec 23, 2023 | 9:35 PM
  • Published Dec 23, 2023 | 9:35 PMUpdated Dec 23, 2023 | 9:35 PM
Jagan inaugurates slew of projects in YSR District

On the first day of the three-day tour of YSR District, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated and laid foundation stone for a slew of projects in YSR district on Saturday.

The Chief Minister inaugurated the Rs.1000crore plywood-panels manufacturing unit Century Panels Limited in the Gopavaram Industrial Park near Badvel by unveiling the plaque.

The Company has employed 2266 persons while providing indirect employment to tens of thousands of farmers and others.

After inaugurating the MDF (Medium Density Fibre Board) and HPL (High Pressure Laminate) units in the campus, he has also interacted with company Chairman, officials and staff members. In the casual interaction, the Chief Minister observed that the unit is yet another milestone in the industrial growth journey of the district.

The Century industrial unit, for which the Chief Minister laid foundation stone two years ago, is ready to commence commercial production. The unit was established in an extent of 100 acres given to the company on a 33-year lease.

The company manufactures plywood panels from the Jam Oil wood for which 25,000 farmers have grown up Jam Oil trees in an area of 80, 000 acres. The company has completed agreements with farmers on the cultivation of Jam Oil trees and also provided the saplings on subsidy.

The Chief Minister later inaugurated the YSR Super Speciality Hospital built on 230-acre RIMS (Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences) complex in Kadapa. It includes the Rs.200crore worth Medical, Dental and Nursing Colleges, the Rs.125crore 452-bed super speciality wing, the 40.81crore 100-bed YSR Institute of Mental Health and the Rs.107crore 100-bed YSR Cancer Care Block.
Later, he inaugurated the flood lights arranged in the YS Raja Reddy Cricket Stadium, the modernised District Collectorate Complex and the Ambedkar, Y Junction, Koti Reddy and the Seven Roads Circles here.

He also distributed tri-scooters to the disabled persons.

Earlier, the Chief Minister was extended a warm welcome at the Kadpa airport by YSR District in-charge Minister A. Suresh, Deputy Chief Minister Amzath Basha, MP YS Avinash Reddy, MLCs P. Ramasubba Reddy, C. Ramachandraiah, M. Ramachandra Reddy, MLAs Ravindranath Reddy, Raghu Rami Reddy, R. Siva Prasada Reddy, Nellore District Atmakur MLA M.Vikaram Kumar Reddy, Kadapa Mayor K. Suresh Babu,, District Collector V. Vijaya Rama Raju and local people’s representatives.