Telangana: Mukhra (K) becomes first insured village in Adilabad
In Telangana, Mukhra (K), a model village in Adilabad district has become the first habitation in the State to have insured by 100 percent. The Sarpanch of the village G. Meenakshi handed over documents of insurance to 220 households of the habitations yesterday.
She informed that she had spent her money to extend the life insurance coverage to all the families of the village. She stated that she purchased policies from the National Pension System, SBI and LIC as part of the initiative.
MPTC member G Subhash, Common Service Centre District Manager Rahul, and many others were present.
Mukhra (K) village bagged many national awards which include the National-level Gram Urja Swaraj Vishesh award this year and an incentive of 50 lakh rupees. It also won Swacch Sujal Shakti Samman this year, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Panchayat Shashaktikaran Purashkar last year for effectively implementing various schemes and the Biodiversity award and Swacch Sarvekshan Award for 2020.
The model village also installed two rooftop solar grids to produce 6KV electricity, earning revenue by selling of vermicompost fertiliser produced by the rural civic body.
It achieved an open defecation-free tag by constructing toilets in all households besides planting 1 lakh saplings in open spaces and on the premises of every house.