Our Streets , our Responsibility idea behind the transformation of streets in Ananthapuram, Andhra Pradesh
Anil Kumar Ananthapuram is a name that has gained recognition in the field of citizen activism in Ananthapuram, Andhra Pradesh, where he has been transforming streets into works of art involving local youth. Under his program of our Street our Responsibility, he has brought about a remarkable transformation in the streets of his locality.
Ananthapuram is a city with many slums where the residents often live in cramped conditions. In such an environment, the streets are usually neglected, and there is little space for recreational activities. Ananthapuram’s 49th division of AMC was no exception until Anil Kumar Ananthapuram took it upon himself to transform a street in the area into a 600 sq ft wall art by the youth and installation of solar lights and cast iron benches brought from Jaipur.
What started as a small project with a few local youth soon turned into a movement that has transformed the streets of Ananthapuram. Anil Kumar Ananthapuram has been the driving force behind this transformation. He has been successful in bringing together local youth and has involved them in beautifying the streets.
The transformation of the street in the 49th division of AMC was just the beginning. Anil Kumar Ananthapuram went on to create Andhra Pradesh’s first smart street. The entire street, which is home to 250 families, was transformed with free Wi-Fi, 2800 sq ft of wall art, and cast iron benches for kids and elders and youth to rest.
The transformation has been remarkable, and the street also houses close to 10 water tanks for cows passing by the street and street dogs
Anil Kumar Ananthapuram manages all this with his own funds, which is his life savings. He believes that our streets are our responsibility, and he appeals to local residents to donate only their time to come and work on transforming the streets. He has inspired the local youth to take pride in their surroundings and has given them a sense of ownership.
The impact of Anil Kumar Ananthapuram’s citizen movement has been immense. It has brought about a sense of community among the residents of Ananthapuram, and they have taken a keen interest in maintaining their surroundings. The transformation of the streets has also been a boost to the swachh Bharat campaign
In conclusion, Anil Kumar Ananthapuram’s citizen movement has been a game-changer for Ananthapuram. His program of our Streets our Responsibility has transformed the streets of the city into works of art, involving local youth and inspiring them to take pride in their surroundings. His vision and dedication have created a sense of community among the residents, and his efforts have had a positive impact
Anil Kumar Ananthapuram is a true leader and an inspiration to all those who wish to bring about positive change in their communities.
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