Hyderabad, July 30 (PTI) As many as 4,383 new Gram Panchayats would come into existance in Telangana on August 2, state Panchayati Raj and Rural Development Minister Jupalli Krishna Rao said today. Also Read - Real Madrid 2-1 Barcelona, El Classico, LaLiga 2021: Karim Benzema, Tony Kroos Score as Los Blancos Edge Atletico Madrid to go Top of The Table

The new panchayats were being formed for the convenience of villagers who hitherto had to travel long distances (to the panchayat offices) for redressal of various issues, he said. Also Read - Real Madrid vs Barcelona Live Streaming LaLiga in India: El Classico Preview, Squads, Prediction - Where to Watch RM vs BAR Live Stream Football Match Online on LaLiga Facebook App

Special officers were being appointed for the villages as the tenure of rural local bodies was coming to an end, he said according to an official release. Also Read - Pune Cab Driver 'Gave Sedatives And Raped' Woman on Her Way Home; Booked

Orders had been issued to sanction funds for the new Panchayats on the basis of the population, he said.

The state government would make efforts to conduct elections to the gram panchayats at an early date, he added.

With the addition of the rural local bodies, the number of gram panchayats in Telangana has risen to 12,751.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.