Telangana CM KC Rao announces populist schemes

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Gajwel (Telangana), June 5: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao launched several schemes that his party Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) had promised in its promises, soon after assuming charge of the newly formed state, a report published in the Deccan Chronicle said.

Rao said the farmers' crop loans to the tune of Rs 12,000 crore covering 23 lakh farmers would be waived in the next 10 to 12 days, the report said. He also said that the state government also has a target to raise the total number of districts in the state to 24 from 14, scrap road tax for autorickshaws and provide two bedroom houses for the poor sections. Applications for the first 5,000 houses had already started, the report added.

The CM announced that farmers' crop loans will be waived in 10-12 days

The chief minister also promised free education from kindergarten to post-graduate level and in integrated residential schools, the DC report said. Rao also announced Rs 1,000 as pension for the old and Rs 1,500 as pension for the handicapped. He also said that Gajwel, Choutuppal and Shadnagar would be developed as horticulture centres.

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