Palamoor NRI Forum Seminar on Problems and Prospects of Palamoor
On Feb. 25, 2006, Palamoor NRI Forum and Palamoor Intellectual Forum and Telangana Development Forum (TDF-USA) jointly organized a seminar in Mahabubnagar at Jaya Prakash Narayan Engineering College to discuss about Education,employment, irrigation, and migration issues in Palamoor.
The following guests spoke about various issues: Prof Ramesh Reddy, Shri M. V. Ranga Reddy, K. S. Ravi Kumar (JPEC Chairman) and Ravi Prakash Mayreddy (NRI Forum), Shri R. Vidya Sagar Rao, Prof. K. Madhusudan Reddy, Shri Penta Reddy (Lifting and pumping Engineer), Shri Raghavachary,
R. Vidya Sagar appealed to Palamoor people, MLAs and Ministers to stand up and fight for their fair share of projects and water. Water is key to the development and all other sectors development will depend on irrigational facilities. He suggested that if Jurala can be completed with another 40 crores, it can store another 5 TMC water. Both Vidya Sagar Rao and Penta Reddy made power point presentations, showing statistics of injustices and pictures of the incomplete projects.
Muncipal Chairman Obedulla Kotwal, Bar Council member advocate V. Manohar Reddy, TRS leader Niranjan Reddy, Lok Satta state secretary B. Ram Reddy, CPI(M) secretary Kille Gopal, TRS leader Jalajam Sathya Narayana and many others participated in the seminar.
A video made by Zee-TV on “Palamoor Migration” is screened. Andheshri songs were well received by audience.
At the end of the seminar, a citizen’s action committee was formed to take forward the issues discussed in the meeting and represent to public representatives.
We thank the Chairman and staff of JPEC and providing facilities and lunch to the participants.