Monday, February 20, 2012

[ZESTCaste] Dalits ask CM to spend SC/ST funds

Hyderabad | Updated Feb 20, 2012 at 08:54am IST
Dalits ask CM to spend SC/ST funds
indianexpress Express News Service , The New Indian Express

HYDERABAD: Demanding full utilisation of funds allocated under SC/ST
sub-plan for development of scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, a
delegation of intellectuals and activists called on chief minister N
Kiran Kumar Reddy here on Saturday requesting him to initiate measures
for implementation of tribal sub-plans.
The delegation led by former chief secretary Kaki Madhava Rao
comprised retired IAS officer B Danam, Centre for Dalit Studies
director M Anjaneyulu, senior journalist Mallepalli Laxmaiah and Dalit
Bahujan Party secretary P Shankar.
In their representation to the chief minister, the delegation stated
that `40,829.65 crore under SC special component plan and tribal
subplan was sanctioned. However, out of the sanctioned amount about
`21,604.41 crore remained unspent denying the SCs and STs of their
legitimate share in development.
The chief minister is learnt to have assured the team to look into the issue.

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