Finance Minister Etela Rajender today said it would a golden year for BCs this year.
Participating in the discussion on Appropriation Bill in the Assembly, Rajendar said without development of BC classes Bangaru Telangana would not be possible. He said the State government has increased salaries of contract lecturers. So far, 42,449 posts have been filled, the minister announced and said that by 2019 one lakh jobs would be provided.
The government has allocated Rs 420 crore for development of universities, Etela said adding that this year 8,000 posts would be recruited in gurukul schools. A proposal to construct 76,000 houses has been sent to the Centre. The Centre has appreciated the State government for its prestigious Mission Kaktiya and Mission Bhagiratha schemes, he said.
The Finance Minister said 81,000 more beedi workers would get pension from April 1. (NSS)