Warangal: Telangana has made rapid strides on all fronts under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Greater Warangal Mayor Gunda Prakash Rao said. Distributing proceeding copies to Asara pension beneficiaries here on Friday, the Mayor said that Telangana is way ahead of all other States in the country. “In fact, Telangana has become a beacon to other States by taking up some unique programmes such as Rythu Bandhu, Rythu Bima, Asara pensions, Mission Bhagiratha, Mission Kakatiya, KTR Kits etc,” he said. Also Read – Two Urban forest parks inaugurated in Hyderabad Advertise With Us Stating that all the eligible people would get Asara pensions, the Mayor said that TRS Government is not one like that previous Congress governments that never kept their word. The Congress which gave just Rs 200 pension during its regime made a lot of pomp about it, he pointed out. Wardhannapet MLA Aroori Ramesh said pension scheme is a boon especially for the old-aged. Schemes such as Kalyanalaxmi, Shadi Mubarak, Kanti Velugu etc have been immense help to the poor, he added. Later, the leaders participated in the Haritha Haram programme. Corporators Chintala Yadagiri, Jorika Ramesh and Baski Srilekha were among others present.