Vastavam web: Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K T Rama Rao stated that new Municipal Act is going to come into force very soon. The Minister conducted a review meeting with officials of Nalgonda Municipalities at meeting hall in Nalgonda Collectorate on Monday. Addressing the officials, the Minister said the State legislation passed the new Municipal Act in the floor of Assembly which would provide more power to punish errant officials who neglect their duties.
He advised officials concerned to create awareness among municipal staff and public on new Municipal Act. He informed that new Municipal Act is totally citizen friendly and people can track the position of the file through Electronic system, which would be introduced in all municipalities in the State. New Act makes all municipalities bribe free offices. All municipalities must adopt the green action plan and 10 per cent of the municipality budget will be allocated to the plan, he added.