K M Dayashankar
KCR says he will not rest till all Dalits are empowered in TS
Vowed to strive for upliftment of dalits till his last drop of blood
Praises Karimnagar Dairy for its success story and empowerment of farmers
Officials told to adopt Karimnagar dairy model for empowerment of dalits
KARIMNAGAR: Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has said that they would continue the Dalit empowerment programme through the ambitious Dalit bandhu scheme as the Telangana statehood movement till all the dalits in the state are economically empowered.
The Chief Minister conducted a high-level review meeting with the officials in the Collectorate auditorium in Karimnagar town on Friday along with Ministers T Harish Rao, Koppula Eshwar, Gangula Kamalakar, former deputy chief minister Kadiam Srihari, state cultural council chairman Rasamayi Balakishan, Choppadandi legislator Sunke Ravishankar and others.
Speaking on this occasion, he vowed to strive and serve the dalits in the state were completely transformed through the Dalit bandhu scheme till the last drop of his blood. “I will not rest till all the Dalits in the state are economically empowered. I had achieved the Telangana state through the same grit and determination and I will achieve the Dalits empowerment also in the same spirit”, he pointed out.
Expressing concern over the ill-treatment of Dalits in society, he said that it was a bad tradition to humiliate and neglect the dalits in the state. The TRS government is committed to their upliftment on all fronts, he reiterated and added that he had launched the Dalit chaitanya jyothi programme in Siddipet assembly segment as a legislator.
Stating that the Dalit bandhu programme should have started in May 2020 only, he said and added that but it was delayed due to the outbreak of the pandemic deadly virus. He hoped that the Dalit chaitanya jyothi which had started in Huzurabad assembly segment would spread in the entire Telangana state and enlighten throughout the country.
He hoped that the Dalit bandhu would be successful in the Huzurabad assembly segment as the Minister for SC welfare Koppula Eshwar and Minister for BC Welfare hails from Karimnagar district and Finance minister T Harish Rao was from adjoining Siddipet district. Hailing the Karimnagar Dairy for its success story and empowerment of the dairy farmers, he called upon the officials to empower the dalits to take up dairy units to reap riches.
When the Chief Minister was instructing the officials about the procurement of the milk by the Karimnagar Dairy, Karimnagar Dairy chairman Ch Rajeshwara Rao assured to procure more than one lakh litres of milk. The Chief Minister patted the dairy officials and said that he was all praise for the dairy for its success story over the years and transforming the lives of farmers by providing an additional source of income. The Chief Minister had lunch with the Dalit sangham leaders and interacted with them.