'Use SC, ST funds for skill-building'

Published: 23rd March 2013 07:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd March 2013 07:55 AM   |  A+A-

To bring structural change in allocation and use of funds under scheduled castes sub-plan and tribal sub-plan budget for real-time benefits to community through nodal agencies discussed at a meeting organised by NGOs, representatives of dalit groups and activists  in the city on Friday.

“Diversion of funds to speed up construction of ORR, to clean catchments areas of Hussain Sagar lake is shocking. We would like to make sure that such oversight is not done again,” said former chief secretary of state government Kaki Madhavarao.

Field workers working in tribal areas complained about lack of knowledge while making allocations for upliftment of the community and the tangle of legal process.

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