Telangana Schemes and Project
Kalyana Lakshmi Scheme
Telangana govt. is implementing Kalyana Lakshmi Scheme in the state since 2014 to provide financial assistance to SC/ST girl’s marriage. The state govt. is offering around Rs. 75000 cheque on girl marriage who belongs to SC/ST family and minority communities.
As a part of its welfare measures and social safety net strategy, the Telangana government has introduced the “ Aasara ” pensions, with a view to ensure secured life with dignity for all the poor.
‘Aasara’ pension scheme is meant to protect the most vulnerable sections of society in particular the old and infirm, people with HIV-AIDS, widows, incapacitated weavers and toddy tappers, who have lost their means of livelihood with growing age, in order to support their day to day minimum needs required to lead a life of dignity and social security.
The Telangana Government introduced “ Aasara ” – a new Pension scheme – enhancing the monthly pension from Rs. 200 to Rs. 1000 for the old aged, widows, weavers, toddy tappers and AIDS patients and Rs. 500 to Rs. 1500 for disabled persons.
The government has spent Rs 4,700 crore on pensions benefitting 37, 65, 304 people including senior citizens, widows, physically handicapped, poor & old-aged artists and beedi workers.
Keeping rising incidents of crime against women in mind, the Telangana government has constituted a seven member committee headed by IAS officer Poonam Malakondaiah to advise it on the measures to be taken for the safety and security of women and girls. The committee submitted its report with 77 recommendations. Forming SHE teams is one of them.
The teams keep tab on the eve-teasers and stalkers in crowded places. Initially set up in Hyderabad and Cyberabad police Commissionerates, they were expanded to all the Telangana districts on 1 April following the encouraging results.
Mee Seva Health Card
The state government of Telangana is providing Mee Seva Health Card to all its employees. The objective of this card is to provide cashless treatment to State Government employees including the State Government pensioners along with their dependent family members. The services of Mee Seva Health Card will be provided through a network of empanelled hospitals of Aarogyasri Health Care Trust.
Rs. 15 Cr. for Handloom Weavers Loan Waiver Scheme in Telangana
The state government of Telangana has launched Handloom Weavers Loan Waiver Scheme to give a boost to the handloom sector. Under the scheme, the government will pay the loans of weavers so that they can become debt-free. The beneficiary will get the loan waiver of up to Rs. 1 Lakh. This handloom weaver loan waiver scheme will cover about 2,467 handloom weavers across the state.
Telangana Government Offers Subsidy to Farmers for Buying Buffalo
The state government of Telangana has announced to provide subsidy for those farmers who are buying buffaloes in the state. As per the notification, the government is planning to frame a comprehensive scheme for the development of dairy sector to start a milk revolution (Ksheera Viplavam) across the state.
According to the notification, government will provide 50 per cent subsidy to the farmer from general categories while SC/ST community farmers will get 75 per cent subsidy for buying a buffalo. The scheme would be implemented through several dairy development societies.
2 BHK Housing scheme
2 BHK Housing scheme is a flagship scheme of Telangana Government to provide affordable 2BHK houses to eligible beneficiaries in the state. The state government has already completed the construction of about 80,000 homes in the financial year 2015-16 under the 2BHK housing scheme. In the year 2016-17, the state government has set a target of building 1.4 Crore 2BHK homes under the scheme.
Under the Telangana Drinking Water Supply Project, a mammoth 1.30 lakh km stretch of pipelines would be laid to quench the thirst of Telangana towns and villages apart from providing water for the industrial needs. For this project, surface water of perennial rivers and major reservoirs would be utilised as a raw water source.Taken up with an estimated cost of Rs 35,000 crore, Mission Bhagiratha is intended to ensure that no female member of a household would need to walk miles to carry a pot of water. Under the this flagship programme, it is conceived to provide 100 litres per capita per day (LPCD) treated and piped water to every household in rural areas, 135 LPCD in municipalities and 150 LPCD in municipal corporations. This pioneering scheme has been commended by the Government of India for other States to emulate.
Another flagship programme of the government, Telanganaku Haritha Haram envisages increasing the green cover of the State from the present 25.16 to 33 per cent of the total geographical area. A total of 230 crore seedlings would be raised in the coming three years starting the first week of July celebrated as ‘Green Week’. Fifty lakh saplings would be planted in GHMC limits alone this monsoon. Forest Department and District Water Management Agency (DWMA) have made ready 41 crore saplings for this year. Rs 325 crore has been set aside in the FY 2015-16 for the purpose.
The Telangana government has already put out tenders for the Palamuru project, expected to cost over Rs 35,000 crore. The project, by lifting 90 TMC of excess water from the Srisailam reservoir during the flood season, will irrigate 10 lakh acres, provide drinking water to Hyderabad and supply water for industrial use to Mahabubnagar, Nalgonda and Rangareddy districts.
elangana region has a rich heritage of cultivation and irrigation dating back to several centuries. In the past, rulers paid a good deal of attention to the development of irrigation in their kingdoms for the benefit of their subjects. Big lakes like Ramappa, Pakhal, Laknavaram and many other irrigation works of Kakatiya period have become names to remember.
Strengthening security Project
To safeguard and secure the lives of its citizens, the Telangana Government sanctioned an amount of Rs. 271 crore for the purchase of 4,433 vehicles for Hyderabad and Cyberabad Police. Out of these, 3,883 vehicles equipped with modern technology have already been purchased. The number of new vehicles provided to the remaining nine districts in the State is 550. Additionally, 1500 motor cycles have been provided to Cyberabad Police to respond within 10 minutes of receiving a complaint or call. State government has allocated a monthly amount of Rs.75,000, Rs.50,000 and Rs.25,000 to each police station in the city, district headquarters and villages, respectively.
The Government has taken up CCTV project under which one lakh CCTV cameras are planned to be installed in 2015-16 in Hyderabad city. All these cameras will be connected to the proposed Command and Control Centre.
Vaccine production facility
Project Details: Construction of the 19,000 sq. mtrs facility began in 2010 and the site is now ready for operations post approval from the Indian regulatory authorities and the World Health Organization. The new filling facility will be used for producing vaccines against multiple diseases, starting with Shan5, pediatric pentavalent vaccine, which provides protection against five diseases in one shot. This site is a part of over Rs. 55,000 million investments undertaken by Sanofi since acquisition of Shantha Biotechnics. Commercial production commenced on 25th May, 2016. An insulin plant being set up with Rs. 4,500 million by the company in the same location is expected to be ready in about a year. According to media reports, the cost of the project is Rs. 2,500 million. This year’s target is to produce 10 million doses of vaccine in the new plant but it could be scaled up to produce up to 30 million doses going forward. It will be used to cater to the requirements of Sanofi as well domestic market.TSPSC Notes brings Prelims and Mains programs for TSPSC Prelims and TSPSC Mains Exam preparation. Various Programs initiated by TSPSC Notes are as follows:-
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