Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Connecting through roads

 the 6.5 km gravel road laid to Chilaplli 
District Police is trying to ‘connect’ them to the people of interior villages especially Naxal effected by laying roads through Shramadanam under police meekosam.

Gravel road for 6.5 km distance was laid on the existing damaged metal road to Chilapalli from Sirpur (T) mandal headquarters in five days by involving the people of seven villages in Chilapalli and Malini grampanchayats and also with the supporter of the local tractor and JCB owners.

The ITDA engineers had prepared Rs 20 lakh estimations to lay the same gravel road in the past.

With this road, road connectivity has improved to the interior Limbuguda,Medipalli, Ravanpalli,Pusuguda in Chilapalli grampanchayat and also Chinna Malini and Pedda Malini villages.Nearly 200 villagers of two grampanchayats voluntarily participated in the road laying works.     

Two and four wheelers used to take one hour horrible ride to reach Chilapalli from Sirpur (T) and the time has reduced to 15 minutes now with newly laid gravel road under Shramadanam.

These two gramapachayats comprises total population of 5,000 and among them 90 percent were primitive Kolam and Gond Adivasis. 

Till recent past, people of seven villages of two grampanchayats had faced difficulties in emergency due to poor road connectivity to Chilapalli from the mandal headquarters but things have changed with the improved road connectivity. However, there was Bt road to Malini grapanchayat from Chilapalli.

Sirpur (T) Sub-inspector Pushpala Ramarao said, ‘the villagers brought the issue of poor road connectivity to their Malini grampanchayat during the free medical camp conducted there under police mee kosam recently and he took the initiative to improve the road connectivity to Malini on the instructions of SP Dr. Tarun Joshi and DSP Gummy Chakravarthy.

‘Certainly the newly laid gravel road will enable the villagers easily reaching to the Sirpur (T) town and also 104, 108 medical ambulances can to reach these two interior grampachayats within no time now unlike in the past.’

Sarpanch of Chilapalli Surpam Arju said, ‘the gravel road laid on existing damaged metal road with the initiative by the local police has brought great relief to the people of the seven villages under two grampanchayats especially in emergency’.