The ruling YSRCP on Monday declared Kottamuri Satish as its nominee for the second deputy mayor post in Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC). Addressing a joint press conference along with Mayor Golagani Hari Venkata Kumari and Deputy Mayor Giyani Sridhar, YSRCP city president Vamsi Krishna Srinivas said the party has already decided the names for deputy mayors in corporations. As part of the decision, the party has finalized K Satish as the second deputy mayor. He said the party has also finalized members for various posts in GVMC. He said Banala Srinivas will be the Floor leader of the YSRCP and Kampa Hanok will be deputy Floor leader.
It is also proposed M Lakshmi Priyanka for chief whip, while B Narasimha Patrudu, Akkaramani Rohini and Mohammed Imran have been nominated as whips. Y Fatima Rani, Mohammad Sharief, B Baskhar Rao, S Appa Rao and Palla Chinatalli will be co-opted members. It also announced 10 members for the standing committee, headed by the Mayor. The general standing committee members include D Edukondalu, Vavilalapalli Prasad, M Devudu, M Sunitha, G lavanya, Ch Janaki Ram, T Vamsi Reddy, V Rama Chandra Rao, M Lakshmi, and KVN Sasikala.
The YSRCP has also proposed names for the 13 sub-committees such as revenue, sanitation and public health, water supply, city beautification, environment and pollution, town planning, urban housing, education, urban community development, ward secretaries, engineering works, Sc and ST Welfare, smart city development, and estates of the GVMC. Each of these committees will be headed by a chairperson and there will be four members, including an opposition member.
Srinivas said panchayat and municipal poll results reflected the confidence of the people in chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. While the parties earlier used to treat Sc, ST and BCs as vote banks, it was the chief minister who strived for the development of all sections of the society, he said as per Jagan’s vision, the city will be developed as a global city. All infrastructure facilities were being improved in the city keeping future needs in view, he said