Telangana: KCR inaugurates BRS’ Bharat Bhavan at Kokapet; office to double as Centre for Excellence

The Centre for Excellence will organise programmes to improve awareness among the party functionaries on political issues and train them.

ByRaj Rayasam

Published Jun 06, 2023 | 2:23 AM Updated Jun 06, 2023 | 2:25 AM

KCR laying the foundation stone for Bharat Bhavan (Centre for Excellence) at Kokapet. (Twiiter)

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Monday, 5 June, laid the foundation stone for the BRS’ Bharat Bhavan at Kokapet in Hyderabad, which is expected to serve as the office for a Centre for Excellence and Human Resources Development. The centre will come up in an area of 11 acres. The building will be 15 storied.

The chief minister performed a Bhoomi Pooja and took part in the Chandi Homam and Poornahuthi. Those who took part in the ceremony included several MPs, including K Keshava Rao, V Ravichandra, N Nageswara Rao, BB Patil, and ministers P Sabitha Indra Reddy, Vemula Prashanth Reddy, Ch Malla Reddy, and others.

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Purpose of the centre

According to party sources, it is for the first time in India that a political party is setting up a centre for excellence and human resources.

The centre will organise programmes to improve awareness among the party functionaries on political issues and train them on the perspective they should have. The centre will be a repository of information on various sectors and fields for use by BRS activists, the party sources said.

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Training at the centre

The building will have conference halls, a digital library, newspapers in various languages, collection of news stories that appear in them for use by the party workers.

Training in party ideology will be done at the centre for party workers from all states. The centre will have a lodging facility as well for those who come from far-off places to undergo training.

The faculty will be mobilised from reputed institutions. There will be retired officers, legal experts, and political analysts who will train the party workers, the sources said.