Finance Minister Etela Rajender has said 119 ST candidates joined in Civil Services Coaching Centers set up by the State government so far.
Giving a reply on behalf of Minister for Scheduled Tribes Development to the questions raised by TRS MLAs Payam Venkateshwarlu and Ajmeera Rekha in the Assembly on Thursday during Question Hour, Etela said the government has established IAS Study Circle for STs at YTC Building, Rajendra Nagar, Rangareddy district as per G.O.No.459. It was decided to admit 100 ST Boys plus 50 ST Girls i.e. in total 150 ST graduates in the said coaching center for the year 2017-18.
The IAS Study Circle for STs at Rajendranagar was functioning in residential mode from October 2017. It was an integrated nine months coaching for Prelims cum Mains. Through the entrance test, as per merit, 100 ST boys plus 50 ST Girls were selected for coaching. At present 75 boys plus 44 girls i.e. in total 119 ST candidates joined in coaching center. (NSS