HYDERABAD: A State-level committee under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary, Telangana, and other officials has been constituted to monitor the Prime Minister’s new 15-point programme designed for the welfare of the minorities. There will be 17 members.
Special Chief Secretary (Industry and commerce), principal secretaries of PR&RD, MA and UD, health, animal husbandry, home, planning and others will be the members.
Secretary to Government, minorities welfare department will be the member-convenor of the committee.
At the district level, a committee shall be constituted by the collectors and it will be headed by the collector himself. The committees at State and district level should meet once every quarter and the department dealing with the minorities of the State will send reports.