09 September 2017

Telangana Government Policies and Schemes - For TSPSC Groups, PS, Police Exams

Following are the important schemes and programmes of Telangana state government. The TS government has been launching various programmes from 2014. There are welfare programmes for farmers, women, children, SC, ST, BC and Minorities. TSPSC has introduced 'Telangana State Policies' in its syllabus for Group 1, Group 2, Panchayat Secretaries, Police Constables and SI exams.

1) Mission Kakatiya:

- This is aimed at restoring around 46,000 tanks in five years
- To provide irrigation source to about 25 lakh acres with an investment of Rs 22,000 crore.
- Activities like desiltation , repairing damaged sluices and weirs, restoring dilapidated tank bunds, stone revetments and plugging seepages are carried out.
- Aimed at increading ground water level.

2) Mission Bhagiratha

- This is Telangana Drinking Water Supply Project
- Water for the industrial needs
- intended to ensure that no female member of a household would need to walk miles to carry a pot of water.

3) Haritha Haram: To increase the green cover of the State from the present 25.16 to 33 percent of the total geographical area.

Kalyana Lakshmi / Shaadi Mubarak: A one-time financial assistance of Rs. 51,000 at the time of marriage for brides of SC, ST and Minority communities. These are introduced with effect from October 2, 2014 for unmarried girls, who have completed 18 years of age at the time of marriage. Parental income should not exceed Rs. 2 lakh per annum.

4) Arogya Lakshmi: To provide one nutritious meal every day to pregnant and lactating women and children below the age of six through Anganwadi centres. The scheme was launched on January 1, 2015.

5) Aasara pensions: To ensure secured life with dignity for all the poor and old and to support the day to day minimum needs required to lead a life of dignity and social security.

6) Housing for the poor: To provide quality and respectable housing to the poor. The ‘housing for the poor’ plan provides for two and three storied buildings with the 2 BHK flats in Hyderabad and other urban areas. Independent houses will be built in rural areas.

7) Land distribution to Dalits: To provide 3 acres of agricultural land to landless SC women.

8) Rice distribution: To provide rice at 6 kgs per person at Re. 1 per kg without any ceiling on the number of members in the family.

9) Strengthening security apparatus: Vehicles with modern technology, bikes CCTV project were undertaken to modernise the police forces.

10) SHE Teams: To keep tab on the eve-teasers and stalkers in crowded places.

11) Input Subsidy Scheme: Credit of Rs 4,000 per acre into each farmer’s account towards the cost of purchasing fertilisers. About 55 lakh farmers will be benefited.

12) Maternity Leave: A 90-day special leave is given to women which is besides the 3 months maternity leave.

13) KCR Kit: The kit contains 16 essential items required for a newborn and will be distributed through “Amma Vodi” scheme.

14) Schemes for students: The Government has been implementing mid-day meal scheme, fee reimbursement for the students, benefit of scholarship scheme to pre-metric, post-metric, graduate, post-graduate and professional education students.

15) Study Circles: To provide coaching for SC/ST/BC students in the districts who are preparing for the competitive examinations.

16) Own Your Auto Scheme: Autos will be given to minority youth with 50 per cent subsidy to run the auto services in Hyderabad under "Own your Auto" Scheme.

17) Backward Classes Finance Corporation: Separate Finance Corporation is set up. Schemes also launched for the welfare of the Yadav and Kuruma communities.

18) Sada Bainama: Lands below 5 acres in rural areas are registered free of cost.

19) Rs 10 Lakh per family for martyrs: The Telangana Government has sanctioned Rs 10 Lakh per family besides one job to the eligible person in the family of Telangana martyr.

20) SC/ST Special Development Fund: The SC/ST Sub Plan is renamed as SC/ST Special Development Fund. All the funds allocated to SC, ST welfare will go to the SC/ST development Ministry.

21) 2 Bedroom houses scheme: This is the most successful programme. Aimed at providing shelter to the poor in rural and urban areas.