Dalit Empowerment: Telangana CM to Give Rs 10-La to Dalit Families under “Dalit Bandhu”
Dalit Empowerment: Telangana CM to Give Rs 10-La to Dalit Families under “Dalit Bandhu”

Telangana Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao, popularly known as KCR, whose government has decided to implement the “Dalit Bandhu,” a programme targeting on Dalit empowerment, in Huzurabad constituency in Karimnagar on a pilot basis.  The programme will be implemented in all the Assembly constituencies across the state soon. The KCR govt had  earlier set apart  Rs 1,200 crore for one year for the programme but it has now determined to spend additional Rs 1,500 crores to Rs 2,000 crore in Hyderabad assembly segment.

As per current data, there are 20,929 Dalit families in the Huzurabad constituency, 5,323 families in Huzurabad rural mandal, 4,346 in Kamalapur mandal, 3,678 in Veenavanka mandal 4,996 in Jammikunta mandal and 2,586 in Illantakunta mandal. “Karimnagar district has been the starting point for the Telangana movement. The flagship programmes of the government Rytu Bandhu and Rytu Neema were also launched at Karimnagar District. Continuing the same tradition, we are launching Dalit Bandhu from Huzurabad." KCR said.

This decision was taken by the CM at the high-level meeting held with officials on May 27. It has been decided that in all 119 assembly constituencies, financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh will be given to 100 eligible families for setting up small-scale industries, food processing units or self-employment opportunities. The CM said the money will be deposited directly in the bank accounts of selected families.

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