Wed, Jun 03, 2015, 01:07 PM
At least 36.5 lakh persons are getting pensions worth Rs. 4,000 cr. in Telangana State, said IT minister KTR. Today, at a press meet, releasing the first annual report of Panchayat Raj department, which ministry he holds, KTR said that his government was committed to making all panchayat raj units sustainable. As such the honorarium paid to sarpanches has been hiked by the TRS government. A sum of Rs. 5,400 cr. is being spent on repairs and reconstruction of roads in all villages.