The Director of SC Corporation Telangana state M.V. Reddy said that about 30,000 families would benefit from Kalyana Lakshmi scheme.
Welfare of SCs
Speaking to reporters after holding a review meeting here on Monday, Mr. Reddy said that the government has been according priority for the development of SCs and as part of that, the scheme was introduced.
Rs. 3,400 crore allotted
Informing that the hostel welfare officers were entrusted with the responsibility of examining the applications, he said that this would make the approach for beneficiaries easy.
Stating that 158 beneficiaries were sanctioned Rs. 51,000 out of the total 227 applications, he said that the scheme would be extended to all the eligible persons.
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“The government had allotted Rs. 3,400 crore for various programmes by the department and we are running 801 hostels.
Study circles would be established at Nalgonda and Warangal as well shortly at a cost of Rs 1.5 crore each,” Mr. Reddy said.
Source: The Hindu