Sat, Oct 18, 2014, 11:22 AM
Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar, who met Prime minister Narendra Modi and expressed his desire to adopt a village under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana, on Friday chose Putramrajuvari Kandriga in Nellore district for adoption. According to the officials of the Nellore district administration, about 110 families reside at the village with a population of 600 with agriculture being their major occupation. With a budget of Rs. 4 Cr, the village is going to be revamped. Sachin has already discussed with Nellore District Joint Collector G. Rekha Rani and development activities are being taken up. Sachin Tendulkar is likely to visit the village around November 16.