Hyderabad: Dy. CM of Telangana State, Mr. Mohammed Mahmood Ali applauded `the steps taken by Mr. KCR in implementing welfare schemes for Minorities. He welcomed the announcement of CM for establishing an Islamic Center at the cost of Rs. 40 crore. He further told that Telangana is the only State in the entire country where concrete steps are being taken for the welfare of minorities. This is because CM is pro-minorities. He further told that he addressed the PM to allot the candidates to allow them to write NEET examination in Urdu. CM has also accepted a long pending demand for the recruitment of Urdu teachers through a special DSC which was turned down in the integrated A.P. State. CM has also decided to construct an orphanage for Muslim students at the cost of Rs.21crore. For the renovation of Makkah Masjid Rs. 8.48 cr. have been sanctioned. The honorarium of Imams and Mauzins of Masajid has also been enhanced from Re. 1 thousand to Rs. 1500. For the up gradation of Falknuma Junior college into a degree college Rs. 10 crore have been sanctioned.
Mr. Mahmood Ali also told that CM is serious about providing 12% reservation to Muslims.