Hyderabad: Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy approved for creation of 154 additional posts at the Headquarters Offices, District and Field Officers of the BC Welfare Department as part of the government’s efforts to strengthen the Backward Classes Welfare Department.
It may be recalled here that the State Government recently extended reservation for BCs, Minorities and Physically Challenged for a further period of 10 years in Education and Government Services.
Several Welfare and Development programmes are being implemented for the uplift of the BCs including Fee-reimbursement to the 28 lakh students of SC, ST, BC, Minorities and EBC students.
The BC Welfare Department was requesting the Government to sanction additional posts since a long time as the work load in the BC Welfare Department has increased manifold which included sanction and disbursal of post metric scholarships and tuition fee reimbursement on saturation basis, establishment of 300 girls’ college hostels, increase in new residential schools additionally taking their total number from 30 to 45, establishment of 7 BC.
Study circles additionally increasing their total number from 8 to 15 and sanction of 300 boys hostels recently.
In view of this, the Chief Minister has decided to strengthen the BC Welfare Department and approved the creation of 154 additional posts which consist of One additional Director, 3 Joint Directors, 3 Superintendents, 6 Senior Assistants, 3 Junior Assistants at the Headquarters Offices and 11 Deputy Directors, 35 Assistant BC Welfare Officers, 23 Superintendents, 23 Senior Assistants, 46 Junior Assistants in the District and Field Officers.
The decision will be submitted for ratification in the next Cabinet meeting.