TRS Cabinet announced number of Welfare Schemes
TRS Cabinet announced a number of welfare schemes on Wednesday. As KCR Promised that his government would support families of Telangana Martyrs , TRS Cabinet cleared a proposal to grant an ex gratia of 10 lakh to each of the martyrs families whose members sacrificed their lives for the cause of telangana.
The TRS cabinet welfare schemes includes farm loan waiver, farmland distribution for the landless Dalit families, service regularization of contract employees and enhancement of pay scales for the state employees on par with the central scales.
In a major removal from the social welfare schemes of the previous regimes, the TRS government scrapped fee reimbursement scheme for poor students. In its place, TRS government announced a new scheme FAST (financial assistance to Telangana students) This Scheme will take care of financial needs of poor students and those from backward classes.
The CM said the cabinet had cleared the farm loan waiver scheme, and crop loan on gold loan upto Rs. 1 lakh would be waived. Old age pension has been enhanced to Rs 1,000. Widows and physically-challenged will get Rs 1,000 and Rs 1,500 a month respectively. The government would distribute cards to the beneficiaries in the period between Dasara and Diwali.
CM KCR Said “All our schemes are meant for Telangana people only. We are not responsible for the welfare of the Seemandhra students.”