Cabinet top Decisions to Develop Telangana state
Telangana state Cabinet top Decisions to Develop Telangana state.
12 per cent reservation for STs and Minorities. A study committee, headed by a sitting or a retired High Court Judge, would study on reservation. Rs 1,000 cr budget allocated for Muslim minorities welfare.
WakfJudicial powers would be given to Wakf lands by forming a tribunal headed by a sessions judge.
NRIs welfare boardGulf NRI welfare board would be formed on the lines of Kerala government’s welfare board.
Toddy shops would be opened in twin cities. Cooperative societies would be revived. Toddy shops would be opened by Dasara festival.
Batukamma and Bonalu would be state festivals. Very soon GO would be issued for Batukamma festival. The GO for Bonalu as state festival was issued earlier.
Pay-scales on par with Central government employees. Telangana special increment to the Telangana employees.
Telangana Agriculture University would be set up and named after Prof Jayashankar.
Best industrial policy in the country would be framed. Guidelines would be framed soon for the single window.
State Advisory Council
State Advisory Council would be formed selecting experts from all fields, intellectuals, editors, journalists to guide T- government on various issues. Very soon decision would be taken. After few months of experiment, districts advisory councils would also be formed.
Changes would be made in the state government log. Satyameva Jayate would be inscripted in Devanagari script on the suggestions of Union home ministry.
Telangana Public Service Commission would be formed. State Elections Commission would also be formed.
Telangana Veterinary University would be set up and it would be named after former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao.
Ordinance would be formed to finalize term of chairman of the temple committee.
-Telangana tourism corporation would be formed
-Pollution control board for Telangana.
-Power loom workers loans would be waived.
-Andhra Pradesh Acts would be made into Telangana Acts. As per schedule 9, 29 institutions names would be changed to Telangana immediately.
-TRS leader Karne Prabhakar nominated for Legislative Council and proposal sent to Governor
FAST for students
The Cabinet had decided to come out with a new fee reimbursement policy known as Financial Assistance to Students of Telangana (FAST) with revised guidelines. He said the scheme would be applicable to only those students whose nativity was Telangana. The cut-off year to decide the nativity of students would be 1956. It does mean, the fee reimbursement scheme would not be applicable to those students whose parents had migrated to Telangana after 1956.
Crop loans to be waived
The Cabinet also gave nod to the farm loan waiver scheme that would benefit 39 lakh small and marginal farmers and it would cost about Rs 17,000 crore to 19,000 crore. The farm loan waiver comes with a cap of Rs 1 lakh taken during Kharif and Rabi seasons in 2013-14; Farmers who have availed of gold loans are also eligible for the scheme. The Reserve Bank of India has agreed to reschedule crop loans for three years.
No road tax on autos
The Cabinet decided to do away with collection of road tax on autos, auto-trolleys and tractors resulting in a revenue loss of Rs 56 cr. It would benefit over five lakh autos. Majority of the autos are in the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) limits. According to the officials, the passenger autos pay a quarterly road tax of Rs 110, which comes to Rs 440 per year. It was also decided to waive Rs 70 cr arrears of road tax to be collected from autos and tractors.
Sops to kin of martyrs
The Cabinet decided to provide financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh to the families of martyrs who laid down their lives seeking statehood for Telangana. He said that the benefit would also be extended to families of the martyrs of 1969 agitation. All the cases related to statehood agitation would soon be lifted, he said. The Cabinet also decided to provide government job to one eligible person from each of the martyrs’ families.