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Telangana Turns The Tide With 450 Welfare Schemes

Telangana government has launched over 450 welfare schemes with a focus on leaving no one behind. At every sphere, stories of upliftment are unfolding all across the state on a grand scale. In the span of eight  years, today the state of Telangana is known on the national stage, with Government of India's thanks  NITI Aayog recognising Telangana as one of the best performing states and the Reserve Bank of India has acknowledged it as a top economic performer. Here's a look at some of the state's successful welfare schemes:

- Asara  Scheme: It is a scheme of providing Rs. 2,016 as pension per month  to senior citizens, single women and other vulnerable groups and Rs. 3,016 for disabled persons.  The main aim of the scheme is to protect the most vulnerable population from financial distress and help them live a life of dignity.

- Double Bedded Housing Scheme: Telangana is the only state in India to launch this landmark scheme. Under this scheme, the government constructs buildings with multi-Storeys, wherein each house has two bedrooms that are allotted at 100 per cent subsidy to the poor and needy people. So far, 2.91 lakh two-bedroom houses have been sanctioned at a cost of nearly Rs. 20,000 crore in the state .

- Dalit Bandhu Scheme: The Telangana Government has embarked on a magnanimous journey to solve the issues and problems faced by the Dalits(Scheduled castes )in the state with the introduction of ‘Dalit Bandhu Scheme'.  The scheme provides Rs. 10,00,000/- non-refundable one-time grant per family eligible under the Scheduled Caste category to establish a suitable income generating schemes as per their choice. This not just instils a sense of financial security but also gives the community hope for a better future. Apart from monetary benefit, the government has created a corpus as a safety net to support the beneficiary in the event of any adversity.

- T – PRIDE Scheme: With a special focus on inclusive development and capacity building of the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) entrepreneurs, Telangana Government's T-PRIDE is a  rapid incubation scheme that extends various incentives to the SC, ST entrepreneurs.

- Kalyana Lakshmi and Shaadi Mubarak Scheme:  This is a very special scheme that helps prevent child marriages and ease the financial burden of families with a girl child. It is a first of its kind initiative in India. Under the scheme, a grant of Rs. 1,00,116 is given to families for organising weddings of their daughters. Till date, this scheme has saved over 11 lakh families from debilitating debt and financial ruin.

Across Telangana, innovative welfare schemes are uplifting struggling communities, including artisans and daily wage workers in small industries like beedi-making. Apart from economic and social benefits, these welfare schemes have won the hearts of the people in the state.

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