Sunday, December 13, 2015
AP Minister for Tribal Welfare Ravela Kishore Babu has said that the State Government is committed to the uplift of tribal and Dalit people through implementation of various welfare schemes. Participating as chief guest in the ‘Chandranna Runa Mela’ at AU College of Engineering grounds, he distributed loans to beneficiaries under various schemes.
The minister said that the government has introduced Ambedkar Overseas Education and Ambedkar Vidya Nidhi to enable educated persons from SC/ST communities to pursue higher studies abroad. Special coaching was being given to the students of these communities for taking up civil services examinations. To provide training to 60,000 tribal youth, the youth training centres would be developed as skill training centres, he said.