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Toll free number for complaints on Aasara

Toll free number for complaints on Aasara
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Close on the heels of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao setting up a toll free number to record cases of corruption in ten districts, his son and IT Minister K Tarakarama Rao followed suit by doing the same in his department. He announced a toll free number (1800 200 1001) as well as an exclusive e-mail id (aasarapensions@gmail.com) for registering complaints on implementation of the pension scheme.

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Hyderabad: Close on the heels of Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao setting up a toll free number to record cases of corruption in ten districts, his son and IT Minister K Tarakarama Rao followed suit by doing the same in his department. He announced a toll free number (1800 200 1001) as well as an exclusive e-mail id (aasarapensions@gmail.com) for registering complaints on implementation of the pension scheme.

Pointing out that top priority accorded to Aasara scheme by the government, he said that zero tolerance approach would be adopted against violators. The minister asked the aggrieved persons to call the toll free number and register any sort of irregularity by any person or government staff.

He assured that information and identity of callers would not be revealed whatsoever. Further, the minister noted that irregularities could also be brought to the SERP (Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty) authorities. This scheme is meant to provide economic security to people from poorer sections and till now 28 lakh beneficiaries were identified.

The government is committed for strict implementation of the scheme even though it is costing Rs 4000 crore on state exchequer every year. KTR writes to elected reps Meanwhile, Tarakarama Rao has written a letter to Zilla Parishad CEOs, municipal commissioners, ZPTCs, MPTCs as well as special officers) explaining aims and objectives of the government through Aasara pension scheme. He sought their co-operation for successful implementation of the government initiative in their areas.

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