Backward Classes Welfare Minister Basavaraju Saraiah on Wednesday inaugurated a BCs Study circle, fulfilling the long-felt need of students from the weaker sections. The Minister announced Rs. 2 crore for the Centre named after noted social reformer Mahatma Jyotirao Phule.

Muncipal Administration Minister M.Mahidhar Reddy and Ongole MP M.Srinvasulu Reddy thanked the Minister for the gesture and exhorted the BC students to make use of it to fare well in the civil services and other competitive examinations.