Union ministers G Kishan Reddy (tourism) and Ashwini Vaishnaw (railways) addressed a public meeting at the Parade ground in Hyderabad on Saturday, presenting the position of the Centre that it was ready to help the Telangana government in any way.
Minister Kishan Reddy acknowledged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had resulted to extend helping hand to the state but their cooperation was not being received. He also reported about the plans for development at the Secunderabad railway station. The minister then went on to say that when he went to the Prime Minister, seeking his assistance in expanding the Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS), Modi was inclined to agree.
Vaishnaw also spoke at the event, expressing the will of the Centre to fund the state projects. He added that the effort was being thwarted by the Telangana government’s lack of participation.
The Union ministers, in their address, asked the state government to come forward and cooperate in the development of the state. They also urged it to rise above politics when considering major development projects.
The government of Telangana is known for its pursuit of development for the betterment of its citizens. During the 2020-21 budget, the state declared a record amount of fund allocations for the improvement of public services. With Union ministers G Kishan Reddy and Ashwini Vaishnaw suggesting that the Centre is ready to help, the state government should collaborate to build a bright future for the people of Telangana.
G Kishan Reddy is a Minister of State for Home Affairs under the Modi-led NDA government. He has served as a Member of Parliament from Telangana in the 16th Lok Sabha and as Minister of State for Labour and Employment in the Union Government. He has also been a Member of the Telangana Legislative Assembly.
Ashwini Vaishnaw is the Minister of State for Railways in the NDA government. She has served as the BJP National Spokesperson since 2019 and been a Member of the Indian Railway Board since 2014. She has previously been the President of the South Central Railway Womens’ Welfare Organisation (SCRWWO) and been associated with several NGOs and social organizations. Her expertise lies in Developmental Administration and Public Policy.