On Monday Telangana State gave tributes to Indian Independence leader Babu Jagjivan Ram on his 114th birth anniversary. In this event, Social Welfare Minister Koppula Eshwar emphasis on government efforts towards weaker section. He said that the State government was committed to the welfare of weaker sections in the State.
Let us share that in this event, he also praises CM and said Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao, drawing inspiration from the ideals of Jagjjivan Ram, was striving for the welfare of weaker sections. He said that Rs.1,000 crore was allocated for the Chief Minister Dalit Empowerment Programme in the recently presented budget, besides allocating as much as Rs.21,307 crore for SCs. Free English medium education was being provided to girls from SC community through 268 gurukul educational institutions, he said.
A separate law college and a sainik school was also established recently and Rs. 20 lakh scholarship was extended to those intending to pursue higher education abroad.
In this event other party leaders also participated and shares stage. In this Transport Minister Puvvada Ajay Kumar was also presented and address public as well.