The ruling party Ministers, MPs, MLAs, MLCs have come forward to contribute their one month’s salary and one year’s Constituency Development Fund totalling to Rs 500 Crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to enable the state government fight against the dreaded Covid virus.
Each MP gets Rs five crore funds per year to develop their constituency. For this, Rs 80 Crore fund of the 16 TRS MPs for one year will be given to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. A consent letter in this regard has been handed over to the Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao by TRS Parliamentary Party Leader Dr K Keshav Rao, Deputy leader Banda Prakash, Party leader in Lok Sabha Nama Nageswara Rao, Deputy leader Kotha Prabhakar Reddy at Pragathi Bhavan here today.
The TRS MLAs and MLCs have also decided to donate their one-year Constituency development Funds each to the tune of Rs 3 Crore besides their one month salary each, announced the TRSLP.
The CM thanked the Ministers, MPs, MLAs, MLCs who contributed their funds and one-month salaries for the measures taken to prevent spread of the Corona Virus. The CM said the spirit demonstrated by the Parliament and Legislature members would encourage the government. He said it was heartening that several prominent personalities in the State have come forward to help the government during the troubled times.
While TRSPP Leader Dr K Keshav Rao said that the Parliament members of the party will contribute one month’s salary to the CM relief Fund and another month’s salary to the PM Relief Fund.
In this programme, medical and Health Minister Etela Rajender, MPs Ranjit Reddy, M Srinivas Reddy, BB Patil, Ms Maloth Kavitha participated.