FIMS – State Assembly resolves to urge Centre to move to Supreme Court

Monday, November 27, 2017

The State Assembly today adopted a resolution urging the Centre to move the Supreme Court with regard to Fathima Institute of Medical Sciences.

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu moved the resolution said that the future of 100 students was at stake. The Centre must intervene and the issue should be discussed in both Houses.

Earlier in the day, the students of FIMS and their parents met the Chief Minister on Assembly premises. He assured them that the government would do its best to protect their career. Chandrababu advised them to be patient. ‘ We will urge the Centre to intervene and push this case forward in the Supreme Court’, he said.

The students who were qualified in NEET would get admission in FIMS or any other college. Other students would be admitted in NEET coaching classes. The government would bear the cost, he said. He suggested the students to form a committee to coordinate with a special cell to be created by the government.

Rs.1,000 pension to transgenders Marriage gift scheme

Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu today announced ‘Pelli kanuka’ scheme to

the beneficiaries from January 1, 2018. 

Speaking in a short discussion on welfare schemes in the Assembly today, he said that the government would pay 20% of Pelli Kanuka before marriage and 80% on the day of marriage. People were paying dowry to the bride instead of demanding it from the bride’s parents. Indeed, it was a good trend that bridegrooms were ready to do so, he said.

The Chief Minister said a pension of Rs.1,000 per month would be given to transgenders very soon but did not give any elaboration on it.

Chandrababu said that the government was paying Rs.2 lakh compensation for natural death under Chandranna Bima. On Anna canteens, he said that it would launched in 2018 and would provide 29 lakh gas connections with a cost of Rs.474 crore. The government would go for elections only after completing the housing schemes. The houses constructed without permissions were also being regularised and Open Defecation Free was achieved, he said. It may be recalled that on Sunday FIMA students climb up cell tower demanding justice

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