Hyderabad, January 28
The present budget is being prepared to rejuvenate village development. Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao is firm on allotting huge funds to hereditary professions (Kula Vruthulu) and handicrafts in the annual budget.
He felt rural development is possible only by helping hereditary professions and handicrafts. Hence he is holding wide discussions with ministers, MPs, MLAs and senior officials to restore these professions and help village development.
Plans are prepared to extend financial help to about 12 federations of various castes among the backward classes. The officials are mulling over the policies to be adopted for the development of Viswabrahmins, Vadrangi, Kammari, Kamsali, kanchari and other communities.
The government has prepared plans with the aim of one lakh unit of goats in the present financial year for the development of Kuruma and golla communities. Also high level discussions are going on about the measures to be taken to develop other communities.
The government already repaired more than 20,000 tanks under Mission Kakatiya and released 35 crores of fish seeds in 4,550 tanks. This will provide employment to thousands of gangaputra community people, who eke out living on fisheries. According to sources, the allotments to fisheries in this annual budget would be increased.
The government may form management committees to all hereditary professions cooperative societies for their development.