Hyderabad: Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday said Telangana government was implementing a plethora of innovative, unique and people-oriented schemes and programmes within a short span of time and has carved a niche for itself in the history of the country.
She said that the State government has been successfully able to reconstruct and rebuild the State, with full dedication, determination and commitment.
The Governor hoisted the national flag during the 72nd Republic Day celebrations held at Public Gardens here on Tuesday.
Telangana State Legislative Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, the Council Chairman Gutha Sukhender Reddy, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, Ministers, legislators and officials attended the ceremony.
Telangana Government A Role Model For Others:
Addressing the State, Governor Soundararajan opined that though a newly-born state, Telangana has achieved great success in several sectors. She said the State has been attracting the attention of the entire country and became a role model that is ‘Telangana Model’.
She asserted that strong foundations were being laid for a Bangaru Telangana, where there is no hunger, no suicides, and where there is bountiful of peace and happiness, wealth and prosperity. “With the support and cooperation of people, I am confident that this Yagna of progress and development would be taken forward by the State government with unparalleled commitment and wholehearted dedication.”
The Governor said with the combined and well-coordinated efforts of the Central and the State governments, the spread of coronavirus was effectively contained in the State. By strict implementation of the lockdown and by offering the best medical treatment to the affected, she said the mortality rate in the State also has been brought down to the lowest possible.
A record number of above 76 lakh tests were conducted across the State by setting up the testing centres even at the mandal level. Around two lakh tests were conducted for every 10 lakh population in the State, as against national average of 1.39 lakh tests. Similarly, the case fatality rate in the State is 0.54 percent as against national rate of 1.4 percent. The recovery rate in the State is 98.24 percent as against national rate of 96.8 percent.