Hyderabad: In a wake of Early Polls, The Congress party on Wednesday announced a slew of sops as part of releasing its flagship programmes in the event the party comes to power in the State.
The recently appointed manifesto committee of the Congress met for the first time on Monday to start the process of preparing the party's manifesto for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
However, some modifications will be made to the housing scheme to make it easier for people to build their own homes by giving them Rs 5 lakh or additional funds to add a room and a toilet to the existing Indiramma houses, Telangana Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy said.
# Lower power tariffs for all, a list of seven free ration items including rice, wheat, atta, sugar and cooking oil for all Dalit and Girijan families
#Increase of pensions to the old, handicapped, single women and others to up to Rs 3,000 a month,
#Fine rice of 6 kg at Rs 1 a kg per person in a family of white ration card holders and payment of Rs 100 as commission to ration shop dealers per quintal of material sold through fair price shops.
# He also said all BPL families will be given six cooking gas cylinders for free each year.
# The Congress, he said, also promises to introduce a Rs 5 lakh accident insurance scheme for all BPL ration card holders.
#Re-launch the Kalyana Lakshmi and Bangaru Thalli Schemes.
#Bicycles for girls in schools and junior colleges studying between class 7 and up to Intermediate.
# The limits of expenditure under Arogya Sri will be enhanced from the present Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.
Uttam Kumar Reddy also said the government will introduce a Rs 500 crore NRI fund for the welfare of Telangana workers in Gulf countries, Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia for families of such workers who lose their lives while working in the Gulf nations.
#A similar ex-gratia will be given to families whose breadwinners return from the Gulf on account of ill-health but lose their lives after they return home.
He said the coming elections in the State were "not between the Congress and the TRS but between Chief Minister's family and the people of the State."
Italy, Feb 16: France’s ambassador returned to Italy on Friday, professing confidence that the two neighbors could deal with disagreements and work through their most serious diplomatic dispute sinc ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 07:10 PM
New Delhi, Feb 16: More than 48 countries condemned and extended support to India over Pulwama terror attack that killed 40 CRPF men. Among other countries, China too expressed "deep sympathies" but d ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 06:51 PM
Khammam, Feb 16: Congress and its leaders are issuing statements as if there was no Mahakutami in Telangana in the ensuing general elections. But, the Telugu Desam leaders in the state are saying the ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 06:44 PM
Mumbai, Feb 16- Veteran actor Shabana Azmi on Friday said she and her husband, lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar, have decided not to attend Kaifi Azmi's birth centenary celebrations in Karachi in the wake ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 06:28 PM
Nellore, Feb 16: In a setback to YSRC in Nellore district, party leaders and former legislators Katamreddy Vishnuvardhan Reddy and Vonteru Venugopal Reddy have decided to quit the party during a meeti ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 06:14 PM
Tirupati, Feb 16: The sensational broad-daylight heist of 3 golden crowns in the Govindaraja Swamy temple in Tirupati remains a mystery even after 2-weeks have passed. Though the local police and T ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 05:58 PM
Amaravati, Feb 16: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday announced ex gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the families of slain Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawans. Around 40 CRPF ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 05:46 PM
New Delhi, Feb 16: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Saturday reviewed the security situation in the country, particularly in Jammu and Kashmir, two days after the killing of 40 CRPF jawans in an audacious ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 05:30 PM
New Delhi, Feb 16: The Centre on Saturday asked all states to ensure safety and security of the students and people from Jammu and Kashmir living in their areas in the wake of threats to them in some ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 04:58 PM
Thalassery, Feb 16: Thalassery POCSO court Saturday sentenced Catholic priest Robin Vadakkumchery (50) to 20 years rigorous imprisonment for raping and impregnating a minor girl in Kannur. He has been ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 04:46 PM
New Delhi, Feb 16: Investigations being conducted following the Pulwama attack has revealed that the person who assembled the bomb is from Pakistan occupied Kashmir. Sources told that the Jaish bom ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 04:28 PM
Patna,Feb 16: A court in Bihar has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct an inquiry against Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and two senior bureaucrats in connection with the Muzaff ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 03:23 PM
Hyderabad, April 12: Nagarjuna's song "Ninnu Roddu Meeda Chusnadi Laggayithu" one of the most popular songs in 1990's. The Song has got a tremendous response in that time. The SOng was super hit film ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 05:04 PM
Hyderabad, Apr 10: Preparations related to NTR Rama Rao biopic are ongoing. Bala Krishna is playing the role of NT Rama Rao while the rest of the cast has to be finalized. The selection process for th ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 02:13 PM
Hyderabad, Apr 03: Power star Pawan Kalyan has congratulated on the hit of Rangasthalam team here on today. Pawan spoke to Charan after watching "Rangasthalam" on the special screen, he told that h ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 04:47 PM
Hyderabad, Mar 26: The Tollywood Gorgeous actress Anushka Shetty had a fabulous start to 2018 with the solid success of Bhaagamathie. Although there have been several rumors on her future projects ..Written by : SMTV24x7 | 03:04 PM
New Delhi, Feb 16: More than 48 countries con ..
Nellore, Feb 16: BJP national general secreta ..
New Delhi, Feb 16: Home Minister Rajnath Sing ..
New Delhi, Feb 16: The Centre on Saturday ask ..
Thalassery, Feb 16: Thalassery POCSO court Sa ..
New Delhi, Feb 16: Investigations being condu ..
New Delhi, Feb 16: Nobel laureate and economi ..
New Delhi, Feb 16: A court on Saturday extend ..
Patna,Feb 16: A court in Bihar has directed t ..
Hyderabad, Feb 16: Aadi Sai Kumar is currentl ..
Italy, Feb 16: France’s ambassador returned ..
Nigeria, Feb 16: Nigerians awakened on Saturd ..
Bengaluru, Feb 15: On the 6th of February, at ..
New Delhi, Feb 15: Countries from across the ..
Washington, Feb 15: The White House asked Pak ..
Srinagar/New Delhi, Feb 15: The car that forc ..
Wellington, Sept 28: A passenger plane junked ..
United Nations, Sept 28: Secretary of State M ..
Tokyo, Sept 28: A large, very strong typhoon ..
United Nations, Sept 27: US president Donald ..
New Delhi, Feb 16: Hanuma Vihari, on Friday, ..
Kingsmead, Feb 16: Debutant spinner Lasith Em ..
While director Kabir Khan could not envision ..
Sri Lanka arrived in South Africa a beleaguer ..
India smashed out another comprehensive perfo ..
Pakistan beat Afghanistan by three wickets he ..
Is Indian daring Captain Virat Kohli making f ..
India stand in Captain Rohit Sharma won the t ..
Afghanistan All Rounder Rashid Khan celebrate ..
After the all rounder Hardik Pandya injured, ..
San Fransisco: The Giant Smartphone manufactu ..
Are you passionate about cooking, then grab t ..
New Delhi, Sep 03: In a good news for smartph ..
New Delhi, Aug 22: Xiaomi is one of the most ..
San Francisco, Aug 21: In a shocking news, Am ..
Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Penne Pasta 1 Tbsp ..
New Delhi, Aug 16: In a good news, Jio Phone ..
New Delhi, Aug 15: In a good news for Jio use ..
New Delhi, Aug 13: We all knew that, the fort ..
Hyderabad, Aug 13: Here is the good news for ..