HYDERABAD: Telangana is all set to become a vaastu compliant state with an expert in the ancient art taking charge as an advisor to the government on Monday. Appointed by the vaastu believer chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, his trusted vaastu consultant Suddala Sudhakara Teja will assume charge as an 'advisor on architecture' to the government.
Apart from overseeing the vaastu compliance of government structures and prescribing remedial measures, Teja is also mandated to advise the government on issuing clearances to projects, notify the exact time of signing files and where should an officer sit during meetings. He will also decide on the seating arrangements during cabinet meetings and advise the CM on which direction he should face during conferences and key meetings.
"Vaastu is a time-tested branch of science, and by adopting it properly we can bring in efficiency to the system ensuring success. My job is to align the systems and process with the principles of vaastu so that the governance is effective and vibrant," Teja told TOI.
Attached to the ministry of roads and buildings (R&B), Teja has a responsibility to even ensure that roads in the state conform to the principles of vaastu sastra. Not just that, every gardens, lakebeds, riverfronts and government buildings will be subjected to course correction as per vaastu principles. "I will review the status of old projects and also look into the proposed ones before a final call is made," Teja added.