CS holds meeting on free electricity scheme to Nayee Brahmin, Washermen Communities
Hyderabad, July 29 (Maxim News): As per the directions of the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, Chief Secretary, Somesh Kumar, held a review meeting on free electricity scheme to Nayee Brahmin and Washermen Communities upto 250 units at BRKR Bhavan today.
Chief Secretary informed that of the total 28550 applications received, 10637 applications were from washermen community and 17913 applications were from Nayee Brahmins community under the scheme. He directed that Collectors and officials of BC welfare departments should launch a massive drive for enrolment of beneficiaries under the scheme. He instructed the IT officials to make provision duly simplifying the process at free of cost for enrollment to enable the beneficiaries to submit their applications at Mee Seva centres.
He asked the CGG officials responsible for the website to forward the registered applications to the respective Discoms for availing the free power supply scheme. It may be recalled that the government has issued the necessary orders and operational guidelines on implementation of this scheme vide G.O.Ms No 2 of BC Welfare (D) department dated 04.04.2021.
K. Ramakrishna Rao, Principal Secretary for Finance, Rahul Bojja, Secretary, FAC, BC Welfare, Sandeep Kumar Sultania, Secretary, Energy and PR&RD, Raghunandan Rao, Commissioner, PR&RD, Raghuma Reddy, CMD, TSSPDCL, Saida, Addl. Secretary, BC Welfare, Chandrashekar, MD, Washerman Federation, Vimala, MC, Nayee Brahmin Association and other officials attended the meeting. (Maxim News)