Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar has said that the Dalit Bandhu like programme for Scheduled castes would be extended to the poor among other communities in a serial order after the programme reached saturation levels for SCs. He said that funds for the implementation of the Dalit Bandhu scheme will be released in a phased manner.
on a pilot basis, The chief minister reviewed the preparations for the implementation of the scheme in four mandals. This is in addition to the Huzurabad Assembly constituency and chief minister's adopted village Vasalamarri, where the scheme was launched last month. The chief minister has asked officials to have a parental approach while implementing Dalit Bandhu, the scheme aimed at empowering Dalits.
The government has picked up Chintakani Mandal in the Madhira Assembly segment in the east, Tirmalgiri Mandal in the Tungaturthy Assembly segment in the north, Charagondu Mandal in Achampet and Kaluwakurty segments in the west and Nizam Sagar Mandal in Jukkal segment.
KCR said the project is being implemented in four corners of the state to make it successful keeping in view the sentiments of Dalits, their financial needs, and their actual situation. He asked the officials to support Dalits like parents through Dalit Bandhu. Like the parents who take care of their children, the officials should take care of Dalits under the Scheme.