Establishment of corporations to provide welfare schemes directly to the poor



 - Establishment of corporations to provide welfare schemes directly to the poor


 - Gottipati Harish who met Minister Kodali Nani



 Gudivada, Sep 15 (prajaamaravati): State Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister Kodali Srivenkateswara Rao (Nani) has said that corporations have been set up to provide government welfare schemes directly to the poor.  Gottipati Harish, Director, AP Kamma Welfare and Development Corporation, met Minister Kodali Nani at his residence in Rajendranagar, Gudivada town, Krishna district on Wednesday.  On this occasion, presented a bouquet to Minister Kodali Nani.  Speaking on the occasion, Director Gottipati Harish said that he appreciated the setting up of Kamma Welfare and Development Corporation by CM Jaganmohan Reddy.  He said the chairman and directors of the corporation had been appointed and would work in line with the government's objective.  Later, Minister Kodali Nani said that the government had set up a special corporation with the aim of helping the poor in the Kamma community as well.  Government schemes are being provided by this corporation.  Those who have been given corporation positions are asked to immediately bring to the attention of the government if there are any problems at the field level.  CM Jaganmohan Reddy suggested that the corporation should work in line with the aspirations.  Meanwhile, the state government has recently appointed 481 directors for 47 corporations.  CM Jaganmohan Reddy also said that social justice was practiced in the appointment of corporation directors.  He said 52 per cent of the posts were reserved for women.  He said the confidence that the state government would work with integrity and commitment was instilled in the SC, ST, BC, minority and poor communities.  Socially and politically backward communities are given the highest priority.  Soon after coming to power, 56 corporations were set up specifically for BCs.  BCs, SCs, STs and minorities also hold the posts of chairman of corporations, municipalities and city panchayats.  Of the 137 nominated posts, 58 per cent were for SC, ST, BC and minority groups.  He said women were given priority in all government schemes. He said the money was being deposited in the mothers' accounts under the Amma Vodi scheme.  "We are financially empowering women through support schemes," he said.  CM Jaganmohan Reddy said the goal was for the poor to grow up by receiving government schemes.  He said that he had closely witnessed the plight of people from all walks of life during his long pilgrimage as the Leader of the Opposition.  He said that as soon as he came to power, he was looking for solutions to the respective problems and was benefiting everyone who deserved it.  As part of this, the corporation was set up to provide government schemes to the poor in the Kamma community, Minister Kodali Nani said.  The function was attended by YCP state leader Dukkipati Sasibhushan, former municipal vice chairman Adapa Babji, NTR Stadium committee vice-chairman Paleti Chanti, YCP rural mandal president Matta John Victor and former councilor Mallipudi Srinivasa Chakravarti.