Indian Cricket God, Bharat Ratna, Sachin Tendulkar, who retired from professional cricket a year ago, is now dedicating his focus towards welfare activities. As of latest, The Master Blaster has adopted a village in the new state of Andhra Pradesh and going to take care of the developmental activities.
Sachin Tendulkar, who is also a Rajya Sabha MP adopted ‘Puttamraju Kandriga village in Nellore district’ and allotted nearly Rs 4 Crore from his MP funds through MPLADS (Member of Parliament Local Area Development Division). Sachin took up Narendra Modi’s call for ‘Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.’ According to reports, Sachin is going to personally visit the village on November 16.
I am delighted to know that the sporting legend will adopt a village under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana. @sachin_rt
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 16, 2014
Located 18 kms away from Gudur Junction of Nellore, the village with 600-odd population is without basic utilities like transport, proper drainage, medical facilities, no hospital in surroundings. According to Sachin’s plan, the village will soon be fulfilled with school, good transport, medical dispensary, banking, computing centre along with WiFi and public toilets. Sachin also do have plans to merge this village with its adjacent village Gollapalli.