The government’s move to provide essential food items at a subsidy is indeed appreciable. However, the government should take steps to ensure that all the nine items are made available at one time so that the customer does not have to make multiple trips to the fair price shop. Further, the officials should also regularly monitor the weighing scales of the outlets so that correct measures are delivered.
Advice to VUDA
VUDA did a commendable job in organising a property show.
However, it would be good if the urban development authority takes up more projects for lower middle class sections.
A typical middle class employee earns Rs.10,000 to Rs.15,000, and the VUDA should propose more projects for them.
The Bangaru Thalli scheme is a correct move by the State government to address the skewed gender ratio. However, the government has to ensure that the transfer of benefit is not affected by leakages due to the corrupt practices of officials.