International Women’s Day: CM YS Jagan Takes Part
Amaravati, March 8 (Maxim News): AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy today took part in international women’s day celebrations at his camp office. He also cut off a cake to mark the celebrations in the presence of his women cabinet colleagues and women officials of the state.
Speaking on the occasion, he conveyed his greetings of the international women’s day to all the women of the state. He said that there was no yardstick to measure the services rendered by the women of the country and the state.
Talking about his 21 months long rule, he said that his government had introduced several welfare programs for the empowerment and development of the women. He said that schemes like Amma Vodi. YSR cheyootha, YSR Aasara, Kapu Nestham, YSR Sampoorna Poshana and house site in the name of women of the state were introduced by his government in the state.
He said that they had also provided 50 percent reservations to the women of the state in the nominated posts. Referring to the 2011 census report he said that 40 percent of the women of the State were still deprived of education and added that they had brought Amma Vodi scheme to educate all the deprived women of the state .
He said that they had spent Rs.13220 crore under the Amma Vodi scheme and added that they would spend a total of Rs.32500 crore under the scheme in five years. He said that they had given Rs.4604 crore under YSR cheyootha scheme.
He also said that they had given Rs.27000 crore under house site distribution scheme . The CM said that his government had spent Rs. 80,000 crore during the last 21 months under Amma Vodi, YSR Cheyootha and YSR Asara schemes. (Maxim News)