More welfare schemes for Backward Castes in the offing: TRS
By Express News Service | Published: 07th December 2017 01:59 AM |
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.