Our govt encouraging `inter-caste marriages' to create casteless society: KCR

Seemingly taking the road less traveled, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday said his government is encouraging inter-caste marriages to pave the way for a casteless society.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  14 April 2021 5:42 AM GMT
Our govt encouraging `inter-caste marriages to create casteless society: KCR

Hyderabad: Seemingly taking the road less traveled, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Wednesday said his government is encouraging inter-caste marriages to pave the way for a casteless society.

"Various schemes have been launched for the empowerment of Dalits. The government is striving to encourage inter-caste marriages to pave the way for a casteless society," KCR said.

KCR was paying tributes to BR. Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary on Wednesday.

"It was because of Dr. Ambedkar's foresight that the Telangana was born. The state government has taken inspiration from his works and implemented several schemes for the welfare of the oppressed classes," he said.

KCR said Dr. Ambedkar's ideals were imbibed in the schemes or programmes being implemented to strengthen the rural economy and provide self respect to the weaker sections.

"A special fund was created for the development of Dalits based on their population and funds that were not spent during a financial year were being transferred to the next year without diverting them to other departments," he said.

KCR also recalled the good results being produced by the residential educational institution exclusively set up for SCs, STs as the government felt that education is key for these sections. "In these institutions, besides quality education, skill development and special training are also given in the allied fields," he said.
The CM said it is a moment of pride for him as the students from these residential institutions are not only showing their merit in academics but also in various sports and co-curricular events both nationally and internationally. "Under Videsh Vidya Nidhi, students from these communities are provided financial support to pursue their studies abroad," he added.

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