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Relief and Rehabilitation works in flood affected areas Revenue (Disaster Management) District Collectors are requested to complete the distribution of relief work such as payment of Ex-gratia for the deceased persons, payment of Ex-gratia for Houses damaged, Clothing and Utensils and distribution of Rice and Kerosene. This work should be completed at the earliest possible and not later than by 18th October, 2009. Care should be taken to ensure that enumeration is done properly and wherever necessary cross - checking is done so that no eligible beneficiary is left out and no ineligible beneficiary should get the benefit. All complaints received must be looked into or should be enquired into in this regard. Enumeration for Crop damage, Siltation of Agricultural land, Loss of Animals, Fishermen losing nets and boats, weavers affected by inundation of Handloom pits and damages to looms and yarn and petty shop owners etc should be done expeditiously. This should be completed by 25th October, 2009. Sufficient teams should be constituted for this purpose and enumeration should be done properly as per norms. Collectors should review the progress on a daily basis of both relief as well as enumeration work. District Collectors should also get the list of all Certificates that are lost by each affected family in the proforma given by Revenue Department and should try to provide all Certificates in one go through a Single Window within a period of one Month. District Collectors should ensure sanitation of the affected area and restoration of the Drinking Water schemes and medi-care of the affected area. Temporary shelters wherever necessary should be put up in coordination with the Housing Department within the next 1012 days. Lot of Relief Material that is coming through the NGOs should be properly distributed on a uniform basis to the extent possible.



a) Crop damage due to recent Floods: Cyclonic rains received in Andhra Pradesh from 28th September 2009 causing heavy damage to the standing agriculture crop in Kurnool, Mahabubnagar, Krishna, Guntur, Nalgonda, Rangareddy, Srikakulam, Kadapa and Vizianagaram. Major crops damaged are Paddy, Cotton, Sunflower, Groundnut, Redgram, other Pulses, Castor and Maize with total area 24.16 lakh ha. Total estimated loss in production for Agriculture crops is 9.01 lakh tones with a monitory loss of Rs. 857.09 crores. Total Input subsidy required for Agricultural crops is Rs. 101 crores Subsidy required for supply of 1.16 Lakh qtls of seed under contingency plan is Rs. 35 crores. b) Measures taken by the Department of Agriculture: Control rooms are opened in the Joint Directors of Agriculture office in the district head quarters and responsible persons were made in-charge. The preliminary crop damages are collected from the districts. Detailed enumeration is under progress by forming teams with revenue and agricultural staff as per the instructions of District Collectors. Scientists are also deputed from ANGRAU to assist the department teams in final enumeration work. Field level officers are instructed to visit the fields and give technical guidance and specific instructions like application of booster dose of fertilizers, after recede of water as per the recommendations made by ANGRAU scientists. Wide publicity is also being given to the farmers through print media on measures to be taken for different crops. 65 officers are deployed from Anantapur, Chittoor and Kadapa districts to assist the Joint Director of Agriculture, Kurnool for final enumeration of crop damages.

15 teams are formed in Guntur district for enumeration and additional 15 officers are deployed from Prakasam district to assist the Joint Director of Agriculture, Guntur. 17 teams are formed in Krishna district for enumeration and additional 15 officers are deployed from West Godavari district to assist the Joint Director of Agriculture, Krishna. 0.61 lakh qtls of seed is positioned under Contingency Plan against a plan of 1.16 lakh qtls. Flood

Sufficient stocks of Urea and MOP fertilizers are made available for application of booster dose to the crops in affected districts.


Horticulture A team has been constituted at the head office for monitoring the crop enumeration in the affected districts. Senior officers along with a team of officers from other districts deputed to the affected districts to assist in crop revival packages and enumeration works. Contingency plan with an outlay Rs.17.10 crores to cover an additional area of 57,000 ha. under vegetable crops. Detailed enumeration of Horticulture crops affected taken up by forming teams with the Revenue & Agriculture Officials, as per the instructions of District Collector. Assistance to the vegetable farmers in the damaged locations on priority basis @ 75% seed subsidy and other potential areas/ villages and see that the normal area and production should not be reduced. District Officers in co ordination with A.P. Horticulture University scientists to give wide publicity among the farmers on the package of practices to be adopted for revival of damaged orchards. Seasonal conditions & Horticulture operations The Horticulture Department officials of all districts have been instructed to participate in the Rabi campaigns. Implementation of contingency plan for vegetables in an additional area of 57,000 Ha. during Rabi. Effective Coordination between DWMA & AD(H) for timely implementation of pitting & transfer of financial assistance to common interest groups under EGS schemes. Allotment of fertilizers to the Horticulture Programmes on par with Agriculture crops on priority basis. Campaign based approach for motivating the farmers to take up gap filling where the survival is less than 75% & 90% respectively for 2nd & 3rd year plantations. Special focus on vegetable growing villages for establishment of Post Harvest & Marketing infrastructure.

Prices of Essential Commodities Continuous supply of vegetables at reasonable prices. Monitoring of seed distribution (@ 75% of subsidy) for vegetable crop area coverage during Rabi 2009. Encourage cultivation of high value vegetable crops under controlled conditions like Shade nets and Poly houses. Identification of beneficiaries for supply of vegetable minikits @ Rs.100/- with special importance to cover SC/STs (SC 18%, ST 27%) Encouraging staggered sowings for continuous availability of vegetables and to avoid seasonal market glut. Promote additional area under Onion in Kurnool, Kadapa, Guntur, Mahabubnagar & other potential districts for ensuring supply during Rabi.


Animal Husbandry

LOSSES: So far 8755 milch animals, 1697 work animals, 33190 sheep & goats and 38711 poultry are reported to be lost. The enumeration work on cattle losses is under progress. 45290 tonnes of dry fodder has either been soaked or washed away 101 Veterinary Institutions buildings have been damaged. The total loss to Animal Husbandry Sector so far is Rs.72.91 crores. Immediate relief measures: 394 veterinary teams have been formed in 5 flood affected districts for providing prophylactic & curative health care, coordination in enumeration and carcass disposal. Required vaccine and emergency medicines have been supplied and made available in the field. Organisation of Cattle Camps: In Krishna District 45 cattle camps have been organized and 19546 Cattle, 2099 sheep are maintained. In Nalgonda District 7 Mobile camps have been organized and 2952 animals have been maintained benefiting 829 beneficiaries. In Kurnool District 7 cattle camps have been organized and 3520 animals are being maintained in these camps benefiting about 1864 farmers. In Guntur 62519 animals were shifted to safer places and are provided with dry fodder. The District Administration in Guntur and Mahboobnagar are supplying cattle feed in cattle camps. Apart from feeding health care of animals is also taken care.

Budget Provision: To provide immediate relief in the affected areas, the Government have sanctioned an amount of Rs. 350.00 Lakhs for cattle camps, medicines and vaccines and mobility etc., The release of budget to the concerned district collectors is as follows
(Rs.in Lakhs) ORGANISATION OF CATTLE CAMPS S. No 1 2 3 4 5 6 District Kurnool Mahabubnagar Krishna Nalgonda Guntur VBRI, Hyderabad Total For feed & fodder 100.00 50.00 30.00 0.75 25.00 205.75 For Vaccines & medicines 10.00 10.00 5.00 1.00 3.00 6.00 35.00 For Mobility & Monitoring 4.00 4.00 2.00 0.50 2.00 12.50 Total 114.00 64.00 37.00 2.25 30.00 6.00 253.25

The District Collectors may be advised to: To arrange for immediate enumeration of house hold losses of livestock by constituting village level committees for arriving at factual figures. To arrange compensation to the affected farmers as per norms prescribed in G.O.Ms.No 24, Revenue (DM I) Dept dated 8-102009 To arrange for organization of cattle camps at critical places by provision of fodder, feed, health care water etc., as per norms stipulated vide G.O.Ms. No 1124 Revenue (DM III) Dept dated 19-9-2007 To take steps for prevention of out breaks by organizing curative and preventive health care through Veterinary Teams/Animal Health Camps. To take steps for actual assessment of damage to the veterinary institutions through concerned engineering departments and restoration of the same at the earliest for continuing veterinary services.

To take immediate steps for production of fodder locally by supply of fodder seed on 75% subsidy and if possible under tank beds. To take immediate action for extending support to the needy affected farmers who have lost livestock under Pavalavaddi Scheme/ Pashukranthi Pathakam to regain their livelihoods.


Civil Supplies The Collectors to be requested to arrange to complete the distribution of the following quantities of rice and kerosene oil allotted to the flood affected families as shown below:
Sl. No. 1 2 3 4 5 6 District Kurnool Mahabubnagar Krishna Guntur Nalgonda Kadapa Total Rice Allotted (Mts) 5000 3000 1000 1000 10000 K.Oil allotted (Kls) 6012 3588 1740 1464 96 96 12996

Close vigil by constituting Vigilance Teams to curb misuse / diversion / hoarding / black-marketing and sale of commodities at exorbitant prices by some unscrupulous traders trying to take advantage of the flood situation. Review of the Relief Material Collection Centres opened in Hyderabad, Kurnool, Vijayawada and Tirupathi and in rest of the districts at the District Collectorates for accepting the material in kind offered by the Donors. o In the Relief Material Collection Centres, an inventory for the material received to be maintained and the material to be kept in proper condition for transmitting to the flood victims. o Daily report to be sent to the Commissioner of Civil Supplies on the inwards and outwards of the material to the Relief Material Collection Centres for ensuring proper storage and distribution of the foodgrains etc. o Rice offered as relief material to be kept in Mandal Level Stockist points of Civil Supplies Corporation and to be sent to the Collectors of the affected districts as per the directions issued by the Govt. in Revenue (Disaster Management) Department. o To ensure that the in-charge of the centre is in touch with the Revenue (Disaster Management) Dept. for issuing necessary directions as regards the dispatch of the material to the flood affected areas.


MA & UD DEPARTMENT 12 No.of towns were affected in the recent floods. Kurnool town was affected in an unprecedented way. Situation is now normal in all towns. Kurnool town is limping back to normalcy now. Special appreciation goes to all Special Officers, District Collector, 19 Municipal Commissioners, Engineers, Sanitary Supervisors and Inspectors, 3200 P.H workers, Medical Officers, Electrical Mechanics etc., deputed to Kurnool town who have taken all efforts to bring back normalcy in Kurnool town. These efforts should continue till total normalcy is restored in Kurnool town. Rotational Deployment of Sanitary staff and Supervisory Officers should continue. Special emphasis should be given for Sanitation and safe drinking water in all the affected towns. Deployment of medical teams should be done in order to prevent spread of any water borne / vector borne diseases. Efforts are being made for funding for permanent restoration works under JnNURM / World Bank Projects.







Rainfall: (as on 14-10-2009) 528.2 mm is received as against normal rainfall of 708.4 mm. Excess Rainfall received in Mahabubnagar (1) district. Normal rainfall received (7) districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, Kurnool, Anantapur, Kadapa, and Rangareddy. All the other 14 districts received deficit rainfall. Deviation of rainfall is 25%. Crop coverage: (as on 14-10-2009) 63.91 lakh has been sown as against the season normal of 79.07 lakh ha. Percentage of coverage is 81% as against the season normal as on 14-10-09. General crop health: Under Paddy, an area of 18.30 lakh ha is transplanted as against the season Normal of 25.53 lakh ha (72%). Condition of transplanted paddy is satisfactory. However, due to recent floods 96,599 ha of transplanted paddy is damaged. Due to receipt of recent rains the condition of standing rainfed crops as well as ID crops are satisfactory in other than flood affected districts. Agricultural Operations: Harvesting of early Kharif (summer paddy) is in progress, and harvesting of rainfed crops like maize, jowar, Bajra, Greengram, Blackgram, Groundnut, Sesamum, Soybean is under progress. Early sown Redgram is at vegetative to flowering stage. First picking of cotton is in progress in the districts of Karimnagar, Warangal and Adilabad.

3. H1N1 FLU AND OTHER SEASONAL DISEASES A. Medical & Heallth APVVP INITATIVES ON SWINE FLU 10 bedded isolation wards are established in all District and Area Hospitals. Medical teams are formed with 2 Doctors and Nursing / Paramedical staff to provide medical services in APVVP hospitals and to monitor the situation in round the clock. Isolation wards are treating patients. kept with the required drugs in stock for

Steps are taken to provide diet to the patients. Personal protection kits are provided for treating staff. Training has been given to one Physician/Pediatrician, one Medical Officer, One Staff Nurse and One Lab Technician in collection of blood samples and throat swabs at Chest Hospital, Hyderabad. Screening centers are identified in twin cities : Dist.HospitalKing Koti, Area Hospitals-Malakpet, Golconda, Vanasthalipuram and Kondapur Instructions are issued to all DCHS to send institution wise daily report to the DM&HO and to Commissioner APVVP. 3 months requirement of masks and other items were supplied to 21 APVVP hospitals. Pamphlets on SWINE FLU has been printed and supplied 17,000 numbers to each DCHS in the state for onward redistribution to all patients and attendants in OP departments at all APVVP hospitals. The same will be supplied to all the DCHS at regular intervals to create awareness. Area Hospital, Kondapur, Rangareddy district is kept under proposal to make as APVVP Nodal Hospital for Swine flu patients with 30 bedded special ARDS Ward [i.e ventilators, central oxygen etc]. Estimate of Rs. 6.5 Crores submitted to government.


Director of Healath Human Influenza A (H1N1) Status No. of confirmed cases No. of Deaths 686 42

District wise cases and deaths of H1N1 in AP from April 13oct 2009
NO OF CONFIRMED CASES 414 24 18 5 12 4 14 13 1 9 5 3 4 5 1 1 2 152 686 42

SNO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 17




District wise supplies of Antiviral Drugs and VTM for H1N1 in AP from April 13oct 2009
Name of the Districts Srikakulam Vizianagaram Visakhapatnam East Godavari East Godavari Dist Hospital(Rajahmundry) West Godavari Krishna (Vijayawda -19 ) Guntur Prakasham Nellore Chittor Kadapa Ananthapur Kurnool Adilabad Karminagar Warangal Khammam Khammam Dist Hospital Mahabubnagar Medak Nalgonda Hyderabad Rangareddy Nizamabad Chest Hospital(Erragadda) Distribution. From O/o Dir of Health Area Hospital,Kondapur Gandhi Hospital King Koti Hospital, Hyderabad Osmania General Hospital Area Hospital,Golconda Area Hospital,Malakpet Area Hospital, Nampally Others

September October 2009

Tablets Issued 10100 10100 10700 10000 200 15700 19400 10200 10000 10200 15050 10550 10000 10000 10100 10500 20200 10100 500 10000 10000 10000 40100 13600 10300 20000 2110 800 24100 1900 11000 1000 2000 1000 570

Syrup Issued 50 50 100 50



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Screening of passengers at International Airport, Shamshabad from April-13 Oct 2009

No. of cases Referred by APHO Cases 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 Cumulative 7 98 98 98 98 98 98 98 98 98 98 98 98 98 99

No of InterNational

No of Passengers

Flights 1 2 0 17 17 19 18 16 21 19 16 18 18 18 16 21 Cumulative Screened Cumulative 3 2618 2635 2652 2671 2689 2705 2726 2745 2761 2779 2797 2815 2831 2852 4 0 2291 2416 2669 2659 2359 3127 1958 2209 2344 2403 2473 2191 2450 5 401702 403993 406409 409078 411737 414096 417223 419181 421390 423734 426137 428610 430801 433251

28.04.09 to 30.09.09
01.10.09 02.10.09 03.10.09 04.10.09 05.10.09 06.10.09 07.10.09 08.10.09 09.10.09 10.10.09 11.10.09 12.10.09 13.10.09

Director of Medical Education Passengers screened at Airport

From To No of Passengers Screened 435622 2708 438330 Passengers referred to AP Chest Hospital 98 1 99


13.10.2009 14.10.2009



Institute of Preventive Medicine PCR Test From 17-08-2009 To 13.10.2009 14.10.2009 Total No of Samples 1957 31 1988 No of samples tested Positive 542 3 545

Breakup of deaths in Hospitals under the control of DME till 13.10.2009 S No 1 2 3 4 Name of the Hospital Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad Gandhi Hospital, Sec-bad AP Chest Hospital, Hyderabad Govt. Genl. Chest Hospital, Vizag Total No. of deaths 10 15 7 1 33



Tribal Welfare

Action taken to prevent & control Swine-Flu (H1N1) and other diseases There are (1313) TW Educational Institutions in the State. Of which, (442) Hostels, (599) Ashram Schools and (272) Gurukulam Institutions. A total of (3,05,514) ST boarders are availing education facility in all the (1313) TW Educational Institutions put together. (1,72,599) boys and (1,32,915) girls. Soon after the reopening of TW Educational Institutions during 2009-10, this Office had issued detailed instructions in the form of precautionary measures to be taken for student security and health in the form of a circular vide D1/5717/09, dated 13-07-2009, quoting National Human Rights Commission Report in case number 39250/24/2006-07WC/FC. This office had also issued circular instructions (Circular No.F1/740/2009, dated 28-08-2009) for regular medical checkup of all the boarders of Hostels and Ashram Schools. A small printed booklet containing the precautionary measures to be taken to upkeep the tribal students health and their security was also sent to all the district offices for guidance and compliance. Commissioner, Tribal Welfare had issued instructions (Circular Rc.No.F1/740/09, dated 30-04-2009) on advance measures to be taken to prevent any outbreak of epidemics during 2009-10 and also communicated guidelines for health action plan to be followed in tribal areas. Further, the Honble Minister for Tribal Welfare and RIAD reviewed with all Project Officers of ITDAs and Director, Health on the action taken on prevention and control of epidemics, referring to newspaper reports, on 02-09-2009 and again with DDs/DTWOs on 03-10-2009. In pursuance of the discussions held on Swine-Flu (H1N1) in the meeting of group of Ministers on 06-10-2009 in AP

Secretariat, instructions were issued vide this Office Circular F1/740/09, dated 07-10-2009 to all the Project Officers / DDs of ITDA districts and DTWOs of non-ITDA districts to take up week long Clean Water and Clean Sanitation drive from 20-10-2009 to 26-10-2009 in all TW Educational Institutions i.e., Hostels, Ashram Schools, Residential Schools / Jr. Colleges in the State to prepare institution-wise plan of action duly gearing up ATWOs, Hostel Welfare Officers, Head Masters and Principals to prevent any outbreak of epidemics including Swine-Flue as a precautionary measure. Further, they are directed to provide pure drinking water (boiled water during rainy season) besides provision of diet to the boarders as per prescribed menu and eligibility. Drinking water Out of the (1041) institutions, (90) are having municipal water supply connections and remaining are having bore well supply. Sanction has been accorded for taking up (502) Water Supply Schemes with a total cost of Rs.14.73 cr. And part of the cost is met from ARWS grants.

Sanitation Units The (1041) institutions require (13825) toilet rooms and there are (7270) rooms are already existing. Similarly against a requirement of (12378) bathrooms, (5180) are existing. Sanction has been accorded for taking up (6138) sanitation units (bathroom-cum-toilet) with a total cost of Rs.15.47 cr. and the works are being grounded. ANMs were positioned in (84) residential schools and (535) in Girls Hostels and Ashram Schools. Instructions have been issued to all the POs and DTWOs to take up complete medical check up of all the boarders as soon as the institutions are reopened.


4. Housing Physical Achievement 26.62 lakh houses have been completed against 61.00 lakh houses under all the phases of INDIRAMMA. Overall percentage completion is 43.63 %. Top o o o o 5 performing districts are Kadapa Krishna West Godavari East Godavari and Guntur

62 59 58 57

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5 Least performing Districts are o Mahboobnagar - 29 % o Warangal - 30 % o Medak - 31 % o Rangareddy - 32 % o Nalgonda - 34 % System Changes In order to streamline the implementation of the programme and also to check the irregularities noticed, the following revised system of implementation has been put in place o Assistant Engineer to visit all the GPs under his jurisdiction every fortnight as per fixed tour programme. o Assistant Engineer should record in the measurement book the details of all cases which have become eligible for the payment and get authentication for the same in the beneficiaries meeting. o Dy EE has now been made responsible for payment. Dy EE generates the payment as per the measurement books submitted by the AE along with recommendation of beneficiaries. o Payment to Directors. be finally authorized by the Project

o Pay slips giving details of amount recommended for payment to be given to the beneficiaries at the time of release of payments.

o Beneficiaries pass book to be distributed to all the beneficiaries. o Payment to the beneficiaries to be made only through individual accounts after 31-10-09. Not sanctioned but started houses and not Started Houses Detailed instructions have been issued to identify all such houses which have already been started but not yet sanctioned. All such eligible cases with complete documentation should be placed before the Gram Sabha for authentication. Similarly large number of sanctioned houses have not yet been started even after lapse of more than one year. Details of all such cases should be given to the Gram Panchayat to decide about cancellation of such houses. For all cases which Gram Panchayat finds fit for cancellation, a written statement from the beneficiary shall be taken that she is not interested and it may be cancelled. Execution of not started SC/ST Houses (Phase-I) It has been decided to take up the departmental construction of SC/ST houses in the villages having more than 100 not started houses under phase-I of the INDIRAMMA programme. In four districts having large number of such cases Prakasham, Mahboobnagar, Warangal and Khammam- it has been decided to create separate divisions by redeploying engineers in the corporation. The persons deployed in these specially created divisions will work exclusively for the specific project without getting involved in the regular housing works. Reconstruction of houses damaged due to Flood Honble CM has announced that new houses will be taken up for all the houses which have completely collapsed or extensively damaged making it unfit for living during the recent floods.

Enumeration of all such houses should be taken up immediately and District Collectors can give sanction for new houses under IAY. Housing Corporation will take reconstruction in all such villages where more than 70 % houses have been either completely collapsed or substantially damaged making the house unfit for living. Complaint Redressal System During last six months, 3906 complaints have been received through the Complaint Redressal System. Out of these, 1475 (38 % ) has already been enquired into and solved. In respect of serious allegations, through verification is being taken up through independent agencies. Special Officers have been requested to enquire into all the cases involving corruption. Instructions to the District Collectors Focus to be given to complete houses which are at advanced stage i.e. RL and LL. Ensure the fortnightly visit of the AEs to the Gram Panchayats and distribution of beneficiary pass book Closely review the opening of the individual accounts either bank or post office- to ensure that the accounts are opened before 25th October. Identification of all started houses belonging to eligible beneficiaries but not yet sanctioned and authentication by Gram Sabha to be completed before 25th October as per instructions given in the circular dated 18-09-09 Identification of all registered and not started houses through Gram Panchayats and submission of proposal for cancellation before 25th October as per instructions given in the circular dated 18-09-09 Special focus on the departmental execution of SC/ST houses in the four districts- other districts shold also draw action plan

for completion of houses belonging to SC/ST beneficiaries under phase-I. Review the disposal of grievances Complaint Redressal System registered through

Enumeration of all the houses completely damaged in the recent floods and identification of villages where more than 70% of the houses have been damaged- exercise to be completed by 22nd October. Sanctions for new houses for such cases to be accorded by the District Collectors under IAY. Suitable land to be identified by the District Collectors to take us reconstruction in such villages


5. CIVIL SUPPLIES PRICES OF ESSENTIAL COMMODITIES Prices of essential commodities to be monitored daily and analysed. To ensure that the dealers do not increase the prices particularly in the flood affected districts taking advantage of the flood situation. Price Monitoring Committees constituted under the District and Mandal level should meet once in a week and review the availability and price situation of essential commodities in the open market, PDS, hoarding, black-Marketing etc. and to bring to the notice of the Government for necessary redressal. Inspections on the traders to be conducted to unearth the hoarded stocks. Stocks seized should be ordered for release through expeditious interim disposal by the Collectors to ensure adequate availability in the open market and to control the prices in the open market.

Production of rice during Kharif is less by about 30% compared to last year. Need to ensure that the Paddy varieties grown during Rabi are suitable for converting into raw rice and for that Agriculture department to come up with the action plan which needs to be scrupulously followed by the District collectors.

Collectors to enforce a complete ban on the par-boiling of the paddy during the kharif this year

Integrated Survey Beneficiaries







The Collectors to ensure that the Tehsildars conduct the Gram Sabhas to display the results of the first phase survey. To make preparatory arrangements for the second phase survey that is likely to begin from 26th Oct, 2009. To ensure that the survey team is adequately trained. To ensure that the programme is successfully organized without allowing for any misgivings from any quarters. Paddy Procurement Collectors to make adequate arrangements for the ensuing Kharif Season so that MSP is assured to the farmers. Collectors to ensure that the revised levy targets for the previous year communicated recently are mopped up by 25th of this month.


6. Kalyanamasthu A. Endowments It is decided to organize Kalyanamasthu V Phase on 28th October, 2009 in all the 294 Assembly Constituencies (Excluding flood affected districts of Kurnool, Mahaboob Nagar, Krishna and Guntur. The time fixed for Muhurtham is 09.20 AM 09.32 AM. It is Dhanista Nakshatra on Vrishika Lagna on 28th October, 2009. The time left for organizing the programmes is limited. A time bound schedule has to be drawn and followed scruplesly. Government has issued G.O. RT.No. 1449 dt: 30-09-2009 and the same was sent to all the District Collectors. The objective of Kalyanamasthu is to provide assistance to the middle class and lower middle class families in getting their marriages at free of cost with the blessing of Lord Venkateswara. So far 4 (Four) phases of Kalyanamasthu have conducted successfully and more then 26,000 marriages were organized and the District Administration is well aware of the programme. This time collectors have been given full powers in organizing Kalyanamasthu and money is already transferred to the Joint Account of the Collectors by the TTD. TTDs have sent the publicity material like Wall Posters, Pamphlets, marriage application forms to the districts already. All the District Collectors have already conducted Avagahana Sadas in their districts during last three days and they were found very useful. TTDs has appointed a lision officer for each district and he will be in touch with District Collectors. District collectors are requested to appoint a suitable officer for each constituency.

Please send the approximate number of marriages to TTD through lision officer of TTDs. Collectors are also requested to give wide publicity through Gram Panchatyat officers, Mandal level officers, Divisional level officers, women groups, Angan Wadi workers, Cable Operators, Bhajana Mandals, Archakas and Purohits etc., In marriage the following items will be provided by TTDs at free of cost to the bridal couple : 1) Two grams Gold Talli 2) Mettelu 3) New cloths to the Bride and Bridegroom 4) Feast for 60 persons per couple 5) Melam 6) Vedhika 7) Purohits 8) Free darshan at Tirumala within 60 days after marriage for six persons 9) Free marriage registration Please involve all the public representatives to the function and make it a grand success.


B. Tribal Welfare In pursuance of the discussions held in the meeting on 09-102009 convened by the Executive Officer, TTD, this Office had issued Circular instructions vide Rc.No.E1/9748/2009, dated 14-10-2009 to give wide publicity to this Programme to be held between 9.20 am to 9.32 am on 28-10-2009 in the tribal areas, while gearing up suitably the staff under their control, for collection of as many number of applications as possible from eligible tribal youth and to furnish them to the concerned District Liaison Officers of TTD under intimation to the District Collector to make the Programme a grand success for the benefit of tribals. It was also informed that the headquarters of each Assembly Constituency are proposed as venues for performing marriages in tribal areas.