Harish distributes sewing machines to 400 Muslim women

, 8:30 PM IST

Minister for Irrigation T Harish Rao today said the State government was determined to the welfare of the Muslim Minorities in the State. He distributed sewing machines to 400 Muslim women at a program at Gajwel along with Finance Minister Etala Rajender.

Speaking on the occasion, Harish Rao said Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was giving top priority to Muslims and passed a bill for 12 per cent reservations. The aim of the government was to ensure that the Muslims grow and develop along with other communities by implementing various welfare schemes. KCR was working with an aim to empower the Muslims socially, educationally and economically. Towards that direction, the official machinery was working for the welfare of all sections, he added. (NSS)