BANGALORE: The government will extend the Vajpayee Arogyashree health scheme to all civic employees across the state, said CM D V Sadananda Gowda.
Inaugurating the statelevel conference of Karnataka State Civic Employees’ Association in the city on Sunday, he said the government had planned to constitute a Safai Karmachari Commission to protect the interests of civic employees and the downtrodden.
Under the new slum policy, the government will provide shelter to slum dwellers and civic employees.
Special Breakfast Allowance
The state government had proposed to provide special breakfast allowance to civic employees, CM said.
He regretted that the life of downtrodden and dalits was not secure even after 60 years of Independence.
Providing social security and respect to this section was the objective of B R Ambedkar who tried to do it in the frame work of the law, he said.
The government had planned to waive loans issued to SC/STs who availed loans below `25,000 from boards and corporations, he said.
State president of the A s s o c i a t i o n T R Sathyanarayana presided.
The Association submitted a memorandum to the CM, to regularise the service of daily wage employees.
The Association felicitated chairman of Legislative Council D H Shankarmurthy.