Expressing his delight over receiving the award, Mayor Narender said “It is a moment of pride to receive the award from the President of India’. The city corporation would make additional efforts towards developing Warangal as a world class city, he added.
The development of the city was possible with the active support of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao who ensured a budgetary allocation of Rs 300 every year for development of Warangal. Minister for IT and Municipal Administration K Taraka Rama Rao was offering continuous guidance in the city development, he added.
The award has increased our responsibility and placed Warangal on the national map in terms of tourist destination. We would strive to carry on the work we have been doing towards upholding rich cultural and historic heritage of Warangal,” he added.