Tuesday, January 28, 2014

371 (J): Implementation Just a Matter of Time

The countdown has started for implementation of Article 371 (J) in Hyderabad-Karnataka region, said District Minister Umashree after hoisting the flag at Nehru Stadium on the occasion of Republic Day.

“Reservation will be provided to people of the region in both jobs and education. The Constitution’s aim is to provide justice, equality, independence to all and create a feeling of brotherhood and respect towards all religions,” she said. Umashree said the Centre has given approval to the establishment of the National Investment Manufacturing Zone in 12 villages in Bidar and Bhalki taluk. The zone will cover 12,000 acres and will provide jobs directly or indirectly to about 2.5 lakh people, she added.

Bidar district has 693.1 km of state highways and 877 km of district main roads and the government has released `16.06 crore for its maintenance, she added.