More welfare schemes for Backward Castes in the offing: TRS

A day after the people’s representatives belonging to weaker sections had adopted a resolution seeking more welfare measures for the well-being of BCs in state, TRS on Wednesday said.

Published: 07th December 2017 01:59 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 12:17 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

HYDERABAD: A day after the people’s representatives belonging to weaker sections had adopted a resolution seeking more welfare measures for the well-being of BCs in state, TRS on Wednesday said Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao would soon announce some more novel schemes for benefit of BCs. 
“The government is taking measures to introduce measures to benefit even  densely populated sub castes in BCs, whose population is less than 500. KCR is firm on ensuring that all the 113 castes among BCs will get government benefits,” TRS MLC Karne Prabhakar said.

Ponnala seeks reservations in law-making bodies

Former TPCC chief Ponnala Lakshmaiah on Wednesday met Justice G Rohini, head of Commission to examine the sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes, in Delhi and submitted a memorandum to her. In the memorandum, Congress leader requested that reservations be provided to all BCs in the law-making bodies as per their population ratio.

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