TIRUPATI: Minister for Social Welfare Subhash Chandra Bose asked the District Social Welfare Officers in the State to ensure online payment of scholarships to all the eligible students. The amounts should be transferred into their accounts, he said and warned that the government would not tolerate any delay in the timely payment of scholarships to all the eligible scholarships. We will take stringent action against those who fail to deliver in this matter, he said.

Participating in the regional conference of the DSWOs in the presence of the State Commissioner for Social Welfare, A. Vidyasagar, the Minister also listed the measures to be initiated by the officers for better working of the department, especially SW hostels.