Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS jagan Mohan Reddy who allotted the maximum number of Cabinet Berths to SCs, STs and OBCs has taken another landmark decision. jagan had decided to give 50 percent of the nominated posts and 50 percent of the contracts on nomination basis to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes, backward classes, and minorities.
SCs, STs, BCs, and minorities will be provided 50 percent of the posts in government corporations, boards, societies, trusts and market yards. SCs, STs, and OBCs will also get half of the posts in temple committees. Also, 50 percent of the nominated posts and 50 percent of contracts to be given to the weaker sections will go to women.
In another bonanza for backward classes, the government decided to provide annual financial assistance of Rs 10,000 each to washermen, barbers, and tailors. The cabinet decided to provide free electricity to SC families with an upper limit of 200 units per month. Political Experts are hailing this decision as historical.
Jagan Faces Uphill Task to foot the bill for Navaratnalu YSR Congress government in Andhra Pradesh faces an uphill task of raising the additional resources to pool in the series of sops announced during last two-and-half months needing a whopping Rs 50,000 crore. But the State Government is already suffering from a Revenue Deficit of 45000 Crore.
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