Airoli MLA Sandeep Naik visited Kothale village in Shahapur district. This village has been adopted by the MLA under the Maharashtra government’s ‘Amdar Adarsh Gram Yojana’ that is MLA Model Village Scheme wherein elected representatives are responsible for the adopting and developing their villages. Airoli MLA Sandeep Naik visited the village, met the sarpanch and villagers and took a stock of the relief measures being implemented by the government in the village, understanding the reasons for delay and how to speed up the same.
Speaking to NMTV, Airoli MLA Sandeep Naik said that in the backdrop of the drought in Maharashtra, he visited the village. He informed that there has been a delay by the state machinery in executing the plan made for the village.
“I HAVE ASKED GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL TO SPEED UP RELIEF WORK”
The MLA said that he has asked officials in charge to speed work after code of conduct ends.
“CSR FUNDS TO IMPROVE HEALTH SERVICES”
Understanding that dependency on government will not bring the needed relief to the village, the MLA said that he wants to bring funds under CSR. The first initiative under this will be an ambulance that he plans to donate. He added that ambulance is a must for the villagers who live in a remote part of Shahapur.
“ENSURING MORE TANKERS REACH THE VILLAGE”
The MLA said that even water woes are a plenty in the drought hit village as despite government assurances, only one tanker is reaching the village every 15 days. In this direction also, the MLA said that he has planned to bring in beyond government help so that the village gets atleast one tanker everyday.
“MY TOP PRIORITIES FOR KOTHALE VILLAGE ARE WATER, HEATH AND EDUCATION”
Airoli MLA Sandeep Naik said that they have further made plans of bore wells in the village for long term relief to villagers facing acute water scarcity. He reiterated that by next year his priorities will be water, health and education.
The state government has asked all 289 MLAs and 78 MLCs to adopt villages across Maharashtra. As per the 2011 census, there are 43,665 villages in Maharashtra out of which 40,960 are inhabited. Beyond any doubt, Airoli MLA Sandeep Naik working style will ensure that in the long run, in Kothale village there is development in respect of health, underground water supply, underground drainage systems, hospitals and education. Zeba Warsia – NMTV News.