Minister for Backward Classes Welfare Gangula Kamalakar has said that the government order related to tuition fees reimbursement and provision of all amenities to post-Matric hostel students and release of logo would be issued on July 28 in the presence of other Ministers and Backward Classes Association leader. The latest government order would benefit 34,000 students belonging to the Backward classes.
Ministers for Animal Husbandry Talasani Srinivas Yadav, Minister for Prohibition and Excise V Srinivas Goud and Backward Classes Welfare association leaders R Krishnaiah, Jajula Srinivas Goud will participated in the event.
Disclosing this to the media held here on Wednesday, the Minister said that education is the key for success and holistic development of children. Social equality can achieved only though education. With this objective the Chief Minister has introduced several programmes for the benefit of the youth belonging to the Backward Classes, he said.
Only on Tuesday, the government of Telangana has announced the tuition fees reimbursement for the BC students pursuing education in 200 national-level institutions of repute like the IIMs, IIT, AIIMS, he said. He thanked the Chief Minister for the gesture.
The State government has been providing all facilities to 3,0732 students pursuing education in 401 pre-Matric hostels, he said.
From this academic year onwards, over 34,000 BC post-Matric students would be provided with food, accommodation, cosmetic charges, woollen blankets, bed sheets, carpets, notebooks and other amenities. Hitherto, these students used to get only food and accommodation.
The Minister highlighted implementation of various government schemes, construction of Atmagourava Bhavans for 42 communities in the upmarket locality of Uppal Bhagayat Layout, community halls for them in villages, increasing the residential schools from 19 to 327. He said that overseas education scholarship of Rs 20 lakh is being paid.
Telangana Samskrutika Saradhi Rasamayi Balkishan, MLA Sunke Ravisankar and others took part.