BC Welfare Minister Jogu Ramanna today stated that the State government was committed to provide timely succor to community professions and the backward classes in the State.
At a program at Secretariat here, the minister distributed kits, instruments and certificates to a group of selected 135 Nayi Brahmins on the occasion. They obtained necessary training from six institutes sponsored by the government in the courses of Beautician and Hair Dressing. Ramanna offered to provide monetary assistance of Rs 2 lakh to those who want to start their own beauty parlours or hair dressing saloons.
Ramanna also maintained that a group of five members will get Rs 10 lakh for the saloons in the State. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao was committed to encourage the youth to continue community professions through Most Backward Classes Federation. Ramanna said the government was spending Rs 1,000 crore for developing community professions this year, including Rs 250 crore each for Nayi Brahmins and Rajakas. The BCs will get more funds in 2018-19 budget, he added.(NSS)