Telangana cabinet to clear ST quota hike bill today

Hyderabad: Chief Minister Okay. Chandrasekhar Rao has convened a gathering of the state Cabinet on Tuesday at Pragati Bhavan to approve the Bill for enhancement of 12 per cent reservations for STs from the current 6 per cent.

The Cabinet can be anticipated to approve a Bill on Explicit Enchancment Fund for welfare of SCs and STs altering the SC, ST Sub-Plan.

After Cabinet approval, the two Funds will in all probability be tabled in Assembly and Legislative Council for passage.

Nonetheless the report on enhancement of Muslim reservations stays to be beneath preparation by the BC panel.