Andhra Government Announces Allocation of Rs 1000-cr For Muslims in FY17

VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today announced allocation of Rs 1000 crore towards the welfare of Muslims from the next Financial Year.

“The government would provide Rs 1000 crore for the Muslim community in the state from next financial year,” an official release quoted Naidu as saying.

Earlier in the day, a delegation of several Muslim groups from across the state called upon the CM at his Camp Officer here.

Naidu also said that a socioeconomic survey would be conducted by government to assess the living conditions of the various backward as well as minority communities in the state.

“The government would also allocate funds to backward communities based on the survey and its recommendations,” he said.