Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy distributed the second installment on Tuesday Rs 285.35 crore as Direct Profit Switch (DBT) into the accounts of 285,000 beneficiaries belonging to Different Backward Lessons (OBCs) underneath Jagannath Chedodu Scheme.
Beneficiaries embrace tailors, barbers and dhobis (washers) who’ve their items. quantity underneath the scheme The Chief Minister stated that 10,000 have been deposited within the accounts of every beneficiary.
Talking on the event, Jagan stated his authorities was implementing a welfare agenda underneath the Navratnalu (9 Ratnas) programme, as promised within the election manifesto of the ruling YSR Congress occasion, which might cowl each part of the society. was included.
He stated that underneath the Jagannath Chedodu (Handholding by Jagan) scheme his authorities has given credit score 587.78 crore within the accounts of all eligible beneficiaries to date?. This 12 months, quantity 146.10 crore deposited within the accounts of 146,103 tailors of retailers, adopted by 98.44 crore to 98,439 washermen and 40.81 crore to 40,808 barbers.
“The funds offered by the federal government can be utilized to purchase tools, tools and different necessities,” he stated.
Jagan stated that his authorities considers the backward courses to be the spine of the society and is empowering the weaker sections socially, economically and politically.
“Andhra Pradesh is the primary state to carry OBC fee and has enacted a legislation to implement 50 per cent reservation for OBCs, SCs, STs and minorities and girls in all nominated posts and contracts. Even throughout the formation of the state cupboard, 60 per cent posts got to those weaker sections.
The chief minister discovered fault with the Left for furthering the agenda of the Telugu Desam Get together (TDP) by instigating the lecturers to proceed the strike, although all different workers had canceled their plans for an indefinite strike. The state authorities workers have been agitating for wage revision and threatened to go on an indefinite strike from the midnight of 6 February, however known as off the strike after the federal government accepted most of their calls for. Hundreds of lecturers belonging to Communist Get together of India and CPI (Marxist) are persevering with the agitation as they aren’t proud of the settlement reached with the federal government.
He additional stated that TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu had stopped the development of homes for weaker sections in Amaravati in March 2020. The TDP moved the excessive court docket difficult the federal government’s resolution to construct weaker part homes in Amaravati on the bottom that the land was meant for capital building and never for the housing programme. The Excessive Courtroom stayed the federal government order. Naidu stated, “Naidu is presently instigating the workers in opposition to the federal government. No person desires a strike, besides those that are adamant on making Naidu the chief minister.
He stated as of 2019 there have been solely 397,000 authorities workers. After YSRCP got here to energy, 184,264 new jobs have been created and greater than 100,000 outsourcing employees are receiving provident fund and different social safety advantages.
Regularization of workers of State Highway Transport Company alone is placing further burden on the State Authorities. 3600 crores yearly. The wage invoice of three.7 lakh authorities workers was the identical 1,198 crore until 2019, however now it has elevated 3,187 crore every year,” the chief minister stated.
As well as, his authorities had elevated the salaries of assorted classes of workers similar to Anganwadi employees, municipal sanitation employees, well being employees, dwelling guards and ambulance drivers. “Nonetheless, the TDP is attempting to incite 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 the Jagannath Chedodu scheme, in order to mislead the backward courses to get undue political advantages.
Ravindra stated that even 10 % of the eligible beneficiaries usually are not getting this profit. He stated that if there may be any honesty within the authorities then it ought to give right particulars of the inhabitants of barbers, washermen and tailors within the state.