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Press meet of K Chandrasekhara Rao, Chief Minister on Cabinet decisions

July 16, 2014

Speaking to press after the State Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, he announced the decisions of the Cabinet.

The decisions are :

• All contract employees will be regularized with immediate effect
• Rs.1,000 pension to beedi workers
• Special increments to government employees
• Financial assistance to Telangana Students under the name of the scheme FAST and this will be applicable to those who settled prior to 1956.
• Some minor changes in the seal of Telangana Government
• Rs.1 lakh loans will be waived that will benefit to nearly 39 lakh families.
• Gold loans too will be waived
• Rs.10 lakhs financial assistance to the families of the Martyers rifght from 1969 to till date along with house
• Families of those laid their lives for Telangana will be given 3 acares of land and free education
• Rs.1,000 old age persons and widows and Rs.1,500 to physically handicapped and the pensions will be credited to their bank accounts directly. These will be paid in between Dasara and Deepavali festivals.
• New cards will be issued to the pensioners
• Rs.50,000 financial assistance under the scheme ‘Kalyana Lakshmi’ scheme for the marriage of girijan and dalit girls.
• All cases on the agitators right from 2001 year will be lifed. Orders have been issued to the Home Ministry.
• Transport tax on Auto, Tractor and trolly labourers lifted.
• Girijan gudas and Lambadi tandas with a population of 500 population will be converted into Gram panchayats.
• The toddy shops in the twin cities which were closed will be reopened.


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