Telangana Chief Minister K.Chandrashekhar Rao stated the weavers’ community needs more political representation and warranted them that they might get to listen to excellent news on that entrance very quickly. Speaking after welcoming former Minister L. Ramana into the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) right here on Friday, he stated the weavers’ community had suffered a lot within the mixed Andhra Pradesh as a result of lack of imaginative and prescient. The TRS authorities has taken some steps however some concrete selections could be taken quickly to alter the fortunes of the community.
The Chief Minister pointed out that the State government is extending support to the weaver community through various welfare and developmental programmes. He said the efforts of the government in the development of textile parks, are yielding results and companies like Kitex Group are coming forward to invest Rs 1,000 crore in the State. He said the government is trying to find a solution to end the confusion over differentiating weavers as handloom and powerloom for effective implementation of its schemes.
The TRS president said heading a new State, the TRS cannot afford to make mistakes; hence, it is implementing various schemes in a selective and focussed manner. “I am aware that though certain efforts were made for the development of the weaver community, a lot more is to be done. We are chalking out the plans and very soon people will witness the results. If there are any minor hurdles, we will rectify them,” he said.
The TRS government in Telangana would soon implement an insurance scheme, similar to the ‘Rythu Bima’ farmers’ group life insurance scheme, for the benefit of weavers, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Friday. The insurance scheme is designed for the benefit of weavers is likely to be implemented in another two three months, he said.
Referring to the sale of one acre of land in Kokapet for Rs 60 crore, Chandrashekhar Rao said the revenue earned through the sale of government lands would be utilised for welfare and developmental activities for the weaker sections. He said the State government is selling unused but valuable lands which are prone to encroachment to avoid litigations and also earn good revenue for the State. He said Telangana is making rapid strides in all areas as predicted by him during the statehood movement.
The Chief Minister said the value of paddy production in the State had increased from Rs 12,000 crore to Rs 51,000 crore since the State formation, making a huge contribution towards GSDP as per the Centre’s estimates. He pointed out that the per capita power utilisation increased from 1,070 units to 2,170 units, the highest in the country. “At this age, I have no desire other than serving people of my State. As long as they support me, no one in the world can change my path for the development of Telangana and meet the aspirations of people,” he declared.