YSRCP promises majority ZPTC, MPTC chairman posts to SCs, STs, BCs, Minorities

The ruling YSRCP on Saturday announced that a majority of the ZPTC chairman and MPTC president posts will be allocated to SCs, STs, BCs, Minorities, and women.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  26 Sep 2021 7:26 AM GMT
YSRCP promises majority ZPTC, MPTC chairman posts to SCs, STs, BCs, Minorities

Vijayawada: The ruling YSRCP on Saturday announced that a majority of the ZPTC chairman and MPTC president posts will be allocated to SCs, STs, BCs, Minorities, and women.

In a statement, it said the YSRCP-led state government, since taking charge in May 2019, had ensured that social justice was furthered at all levels. It said that nearly 60% of posts in the state Cabinet were given to candidates from SC, ST, BC, and Minority communities. "One Deputy Chief Minister post was each given to the SC, ST, BC, and Minority communities. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council chairman hail from the backward communities. Fifty per cent of the Rajya Sabha MPs nominated by the state government belong to the BC community," the YSRCP claimed

It further said that of the 15 members nominated to the Legislative Council, a whopping 11 hail from the SC, ST, BC, and Minority communities. "The government has ensured that 50% of all nominated posts and contracts are dedicated to the SC, ST, BC, and Minority communities and 50% to women. Also, 83% of the permanent posts in village and ward secretariats are secured by the SC, ST, BC, and Minority communities," it added.

The YSRCP statement claimed that of the 137 posts of chairman of municipal corporations and nagar panchayats, half were given to the SC/ST/BC and Minority communities and a staggering 58% (79) to women.

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