Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao reiterated in the Telangana Assembly on Monday his government’s commitment to fill up 1.12 lakh jobs as promised in the state at the earliest.
Intervening during question hour in the House, the Chief Minister asserted that the government in fact would provide one thousand more jobs than promised. Taking a strong objection to the Congress making wild allegations frequently in this aspect, the Chief Minister said that the government would welcome any constructive suggestions in this regard but would not tolerate baseless charges.
Referring to the Congress allegations about irregularities in the conduct of Group II exams and in the functioning of the TSPSC, KCR hailed the “excellent” services being rendered by the TSPSC Chairman Ganta Chakrapani. He pointed out that the TSPSC Chairman, a dalith leader, had worked in the Open University and earned a great name. As Chairman of TSPSC, he had embarked on many a salient and revolutionary features in the youngest state of Telangana in the country. This had earned him a lot of appreciation from UPSC, the Chief Minister pointed out.
The Chief Minister also pointed out that the state government had initiated a number of novel welfare measures for the education of BCs, STs, SCs and minorities. The Ambedkar Education Scheme is one such programme and all eligible students could avail assistance for higher education, he explained. (NSS)