Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday disbursed the second tranche of ₹285.35 crores as a direct profit switch (DBT) into the accounts of 285,000 beneficiaries belonging to Different Backward Lessons (OBC), below the Jagananna Chedodu scheme.
The beneficiaries embody tailors, barbers and dhobis (washermen) having their items. Below the scheme, an quantity of ₹10,000 was credited into the accounts of every beneficiary, the chief minister stated.
Talking on the event, Jagan stated that his authorities has been implementing a welfare agenda below Navaratnalu (9 jewels) programme, as promised within the election manifesto of the ruling YSR Congress occasion, protecting each part of the society.
He stated below the Jagananna Chedodu (handholding by Jagan) scheme, his authorities has credited ₹587.78 crores to the accounts of all of the eligible beneficiaries thus far?. This 12 months, an quantity of ₹146.10 crores was credited into the accounts of 146,103 tailors proudly owning retailers, adopted by ₹98.44 crores to 98,439 dhobis and ₹40.81 crores to 40,808 barbers.
“The funds supplied by the federal government may be utilised for buying instruments, gear and different necessities to spice up their enterprise,” he stated.
Jagan stated his authorities considers the Backward Lessons because the spine of the society and is empowering the weaker sections socially, economically, and politically.
“Andhra Pradesh is the primary to convey the OBC Fee and has made legal guidelines in implementing 50 per cent reservation for OBCs, SCs, STs and minorities and ladies in all nominated posts and contracts. Even through the composition of the state cupboard, 60 per cent posts got to those weaker sections,” he stated.
The chief minister discovered fault with the Left events for carrying the agenda of the Telugu Desam Celebration (TDP) by instigating the lecturers to proceed their strike, although all the opposite workers had known as off their plan for an indefinite strike. The state authorities workers had been agitating for pay revision and threatened to go on indefinite strike from Feb 6 midnight, however known as off the strike after the federal government conceded most of their calls for.1000’s of lecturers affiliated to the Communist Celebration of India and CPI (Marxist) have been persevering with the agitation as they weren’t proud of the take care of the federal government.
He additional stated that TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu had stalled the development of homes for the weaker sections in Amaravati in March 2020. The TDP moved the excessive courtroom difficult the choice of the federal government to assemble weaker part homes in Amaravati, on the bottom that the lands are meant for capital development, not for housing programme. HC stayed the federal government order. “Naidu is at the moment instigating workers in opposition to the federal government. Nobody needs the strike besides those that have been adamant in making Naidu the chief minister,” he stated.
He stated there have been solely 397,000 authorities workers until 2019. After the YSRCP got here to energy, as many as 184,264 new jobs have been created and over 100,000 outsourcing workers have been receiving provident funds and different social safety advantages.
“By regularizing state highway transport company workers alone, the state authorities is bearing an extra burden of ₹3600 crores yearly. The wage invoice for 3.7 lakh authorities workers was solely ₹1,198 crore until 2019, however now it has elevated to ₹3,187 crores each year,” the chief minister stated.
In addition to, his authorities had enhanced wages for numerous sections of workers resembling Anganwadi employees, municipal sanitation employees, well being employees, residence guards and ambulance drivers. “But, the TDP is making an attempt to instigate the workers to go on strike,” he alleged.
Senior TDP chief and former minister Kollu Ravindra accused the Jagan authorities of creating false claims on Jagananna Chedodu scheme, with a view to mislead the backward lessons individuals to derive undue political benefit.
Ravindra stated that not even 10 % of the deserving beneficiaries have been getting this profit. If the federal government had any sincerity, it ought to present appropriate particulars on the inhabitants of the barbers, dhobis and tailors within the state, he added.