Telangana government on Tuesday released another Rs 250 crore for the implementation of the Dalit bandhu scheme.

The funds were allocated to four mandals in four districts where Dalit Bandhu would be implemented on an experimental basis.  Rs 100 crore for Chintakani mandal  in Madhira constituency of Khammam district, Rs 50 crore for Thirumalagiri mandal in Thungathurthy constituency of Suryapet district, 50 crore for Charagonda Mandal  in Achampet constituency of Nagarkurnool district and Rs.  50 crores has been released.  SC Corporation MD Karunakar has issued orders to deposit these funds in the accounts of the respective District Collectors.  The Chintakani Mandal is in the constituency represented by Congress leader Mallu Bhattivikrama in the Legislative Assembly.  Yadadri has already got  Rs 7.6 crore at the rate of Rs 10 lakh per Dalit family in Vasalamarri village in Bhuvanagiri district, while the beneficiaries are engaged in selecting self-employment units.  Rs 2,000 crore has been released to Huzurabad constituency where the scheme was piloted.  With good results in these two areas, CM KCR‌ recently directed the authorities to immediately release funds to all the four mandals in the four districts as previously announced.  The funds were released on Tuesday.  The scheme will be extended to all constituencies in the state by March 2022.  Beneficiaries will be selected at the rate of one hundred families  from each constituency.  The government has announced an allocation of Rs 20,000 crore to Rs 25,000 crore in the forthcoming budget for the implementation of the Dalitbandhu scheme.

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