Hyderabad: Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali said that the Telangana Government was taking measures to implement the Prime Minister’s 15-Point Proogramme for Minorities in the State.
Replying to a question raised by MIM MLCs Syed Altaf Hyder Razvi and Syed Aminul Hasan Jafri during Question Hour in Legislative Council on Thursday, the Deputy CM said that the government had constituted a State Level Monitoring Committee on November 27, 2014, to monitor the implementation of programme in the State. He said that the process for constitution of District Level Monitoring Committees has already been initiated. He said that the MPs and MLAs would be nominated to each district.
The Deputy CM informed that as against the allocation of Rs. 52.71 Crore under Multi-Sectoral Development Programme, Rs. 19,88 Crore were released during 2014-15. Similarly, Rs. 58.32 Crore in 2014-15 and Rs. 95 Crore in 2015-16 were released towards Pre-Matric, Post-Matric and Merit scholarships.
Mahmood Ali said that the government was planning to appoint a senior IAS officer as Nodal Officer to supervise the implementation of Central schemes. (INN)