KCR to implement self-employment schemes for backward classes

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao announced that the government is ready to go ahead with the report on the implementation of self-employment schemes for backward and most backward classes.

He has directed the officials to implement the schemes worth Rs One lakh and Rs Two lakh as a grant, without any bank linkage.

KCR has further instructed the ministers and officials to hold a meeting on Saturday with the Legislative Assembly speaker S. Madhusudhana Chary to finalise the strategy for the implementation of welfare schemes for backward and most-backward classes.

Telangana has achieved 19.83 percent growth rate during the first quarter of the 2018-19 financial year.

According to the officials, in the last four financial years, Telangana has registered highest revenue growth in the country and it is a positive dimension for the state as it is growing even in 2018-19.

The Chief Minister aims to have 119 new residential schools, one in every assembly constituency of Telangana by 2019. To achieve the aforementioned, the government is increasing the number of schools in a phased manner.

He further said that the Schedule Castes, Schedule Tribe, Backward Classes, and minorities are functioning excellently.

A High-level review meeting to finalise the strategy for the implementation of Haritha Haram for 2019 will also be held on Saturday. Haritha Haran is the large-scale tree planting programme of the government.

The Chief Minister further added that a plan will be finalised for the plantation of 100 crore saplings from 2019 and the number of nurseries will increase.

The government will hold a cabinet meeting chaired by the chief minister on July 9. (ANI)