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REASSURANCE: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Committee on BC Welfare Chairman M. Hanumantha Rao addressing BCs in Kadapa on Thursday. Joint Collector Kanthilal Dande (extreme left) is also seen.
REASSURANCE: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Committee on BC Welfare Chairman M. Hanumantha Rao addressing BCs in Kadapa on Thursday. Joint Collector Kanthilal Dande (extreme left) is also seen.

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Efforts on for proper implementation of reservation, says House panel chairman

  • Doodekula community seeks BC (A) status
  • Washermen societies ask for loans, houses

    KADAPA: Andhra Pradesh Legislative Committee on Backward Classes welfare is striving to ensure sanction of scholarships to all eligible BC students and to provide facilities for students of social welfare hostels in the State, Chairman M. Hanumantha Rao said on Thursday.

    Efforts were being made for proper implementation of the rule of reservation for BCs, he said while receiving representations from leaders of BC associations at Ambedkar Bhavan here.

    Mechanisation has adversely affected artisans and made their lives miserable, he observed. Plight of artisans was being gauged in the committee's tour of districts and they would be imparted training for improving their livelihood. Nayee Brahmin community should be accorded Scheduled Caste or Tribe status and G.O.s issued for their welfare should be sincerely implemented, Andhra Pradesh Nayee Brahmin Seva Sangham district president Yanadaiah said. He sought enhancement of fund outlay for Nayee Brahmin Federation.

    Doodekula community should be granted BC (A) status, a separate corporation set up for welfare of the community and scholarships sanctioned to Doodekula students pursuing higher education, Andhra Pradesh Doodekula Welfare Association district president Reddy Babu demanded.

    BCs should be appointed by following rule of reservation in Yogi Vemana University and Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, 93 Castes Aikya Vedika district convenor Yanadaiah demanded.

    Loans

    Washermen societies should be granted loans through Andhra Pradesh Washermen Federation, besides sanctioning houses to washermen under Indiramma scheme and disbursing of loans in urban areas through Rajiv Abhyudaya Yojana, Washermen Development Association president Obulesu said.

    BC Corporation should be allotted higher outlay and rule of reservation must be implemented properly, BC United Front State general secretary A. Mallikarjuna demanded.

    He demanded filling of nine vacant hostel warden posts in the district.

    Special schools and hostels should be set up for Vamsaraj community, loans disbursed for purchasing goats and sheep and employment opportunities provided for Vamsarajs who passed SSC, Vamsaraj Welfare Association district general secretary Srinivasulu said.

    BC s and artisans should be sanctioned pucca houses and disbursed loans, District BC Association president T. Baludu demanded. Joint Collector Kanthilal Dande , ED of BC Corporation E. Murali Manohar participated.


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