Huge response to ‘Jayaho BC’ : BC welfare my responsibility: Naidu
Leaving nospace for any other party appears to be the strategy of the TDP which on Sunday announced several sops for the BC communities s in the state
Announces several sops for all communities
Rajamahendravaram: Leaving no-space for any other party appears to be the strategy of the TDP which on Sunday announced several sops for the BC communities s in the state.
Addressing the ‘Jayaho BC’ public meeting at the Government Arts College grounds here on Sunday, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said the government would convert all BC Federations into Corporations.
This, in other words, would mean that Yadavas, Toorpu Kapus, Fishermen community, Agnikula Kshatriyas, Varnikula Kshatriyas, Setti Balijas, Ediga, Srisaina, Yata, Gouds, Koppula Velamas, Viswabrahmins, Vadderas, handloom weavers, Kalingas, Gavaras, Garlas, Rajakas and toddy tapper communities will have separate corporations which will strive for the development of these sections. Naidu said the corporations will be provided with necessary funds also.
In addition, Naidu said that Nayee Brahmins and handloom weavers would get free power up to 150 units and the government will make efforts to add Valmiki Boya community in the list of STs.
Amidst cheers from huge crowd that attended the meeting, Naidu said the government will bring in BC subplan which will have legal and constitutional sanctity.
Continuing showering of sops, the CM said the subsidy being given to most backward BCs would be increased from the present Rs 30,000 to Rs 50,000 and Bhagiratha Jayanti will be celebrated as state function.
He said despite whatever the TDP had done so far there were still many communities among the BCs who need a helping hand. Hence, the government has decided to give free power up to 100 units to Budabukkala, Dommara and goldsmiths.
The government, he said, will constitute a committee for the welfare of these communities. To help the weavers’ community, Naidu said the government would increase the money it was giving for the purchase of yarn from present Rs 1000 to Rs 2000.