Nellore: Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Sunday stated that five lakh jobs would be created through government schemes every year for the unemployed youth by providing training to them to hone their skills.
Addressing a gathering after distributing Loan Eligibility Cards to tenant farmers at a Rythu Saghu programme in Nellore, the Chief Minister said that the government would integrate education with job-oriented schemes and provide five lakh jobs to unemployed youth by honing their skills.
“In the next three years, 15 lakh jobs would be provided through training programmes to unemployed youth across the state,” he pointed out.
Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy reiterated his government’s commitment to implement all programmes made in the election manifesto, besides giving priority to women, backward classes and minorities.
He also promised to set up a government medical college in Nellore district.
Stating that the government would introduce new schemes for every two months, Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy said the state government will be introducing these schemes following the advice of Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy also reminded the gathering that former chief minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy had introduced 52 welfare schemes for the benefit of poor and backward classes.
As part of the government’s efforts towards eradicating corruption at all levels, the Chief Minister said that the government has taken a decision to issue all certificates through E-Seva centres beginning in the next three months.
He said the project would be introduced on a pilot basis in Krishna, Khammam and Chittoor districts for the first three months. Based on the response, the project would be extended to other districts in the state, the Chief Minister said.
Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy also promised to construct a residential school for fishermen community in the district.
Besides, the government would irrigate 10 lakh hectares of SC/ST lands with allotment of Rs 1,600 crore. The plans have been prepared to bring 10 lakh hectares under irrigation, he stated.
Responding on the classification of Schedules Castes, the Chief Minister said the state would hold discussions with Centre on the issue soon.
Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy stated that after the discussions are completed, the Assembly would pass a resolution in the House on the classification of SCs and send it to the Centre for approval.
As part of his visit to the district, the Chief Minister laid a foundation stone to the building constructed at a cost of Rs 10 crore in Vikramasimhapuri University campus at Kakuturu in Venkatachalam mandal.
Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy also expressed confidence that with all the schemes launched by the Congress since it came back to power in 2004, the party’s position would be strengthened in the forthcoming years.(INN)