Dalit Bandhu Will Empower all Dalits in State: CM KCR
Hyderabad, Aug.16 (Maxim News): Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today asserted Dalit Bandhu scheme to be implemented 100 percent and will empower all Dalit Families in the state by involving state machinery and Dalit intellectuals and leaders. The Chief Minister launched the flagship program for Dalits, to help about 17 lakhs of families.
Ministers present include T Harish Rao, KTR, Kamalakar, Koppula Eshwar, V Srinivas Goud, T Srinivas Yadav, Satyavathi Rathod, Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar and SC Welfare secretary Rahul Bojja and Collector and top officials.
For protests and creating panic, the Chief Minister took potshots at the opposition parties for falsehood on the scheme despite supporting in the all party meeting on the same.
Stating that Rahul Bojja will be in his office as the secretary and to monitor Dalit Bandhu, KCR said that dedicated official machinery including the CS, secretaries and the collectors concerned will implement the scheme until the Dalits are empowered by getting Rs 10 lakhs each.
He formally launched the flagship Dalit Bandhu program at Huzurabad segment and vowed to empower Dalits like never before. In the last seven decades the Dalits were neglected and we took this initiative to ensure the SCs are empowered.
The Chief Minister exhorted the Dalit intellectuals, educated, youth and leaders to unite for the successful implementation of the scheme. Dalit leaders, writers, students and elected representatives to be involved in the program to become successful he said.
It is our social responsibility and to succeed to take the scheme like a movement and push entire Dalit community in the country will seek the state governments to follow suit. Some vested interests are creating confusion only to stall the development of Dalits. (Maxim News)