Andhra Pradesh Chief minister has announced to launch more welfare schemes for poor people in the state with in next two years. He also said that his government is committed to the welfare of backward classes , Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has said that the TDP government had allocated Rs 6,320 crore towards scholarships to BC students in the last three years against Rs 6,727 crore allocated by the previous Congress government in 10 years.
This all was stated during a meeting where chief minister announced that they from will first look for the benefits of backward classes only.Stating that there are 139 sub-castes in BCs, he wanted the officials to analyse the data of each and every sub-caste so as to come across their needs and to implement the welfare schemes accordingly. “After identifying those continuing in traditional professions, we can also give them skill development training and increasing their income levels,” he observed.
He also directed the officials to set up corpus fund for allowing BC students to get higher education in abroad under NTR Vidyadaran scheme.