Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Andhra Pradesh Govt. may soon provide pensions to transgenders: Chandrababu Naidu

Amravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug 22 : To provide equality and a better living standard to every individual of the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday asserted that the state government is planning to provide pensions to the transgender community.

Naidu said that his government is trying to attain perfection and is emphasizing to rectify minute problems.

"We developed infrastructure, solved power problems. We are thinking of pensions to transgenders, provide security to orphans and people on streets," Naidu said in a press conference here.

"We are giving full proof delivery mechanism to resolve public problems. I request officials to cooperate to implement schemes. People should be taught discipline and dignity," he said.

While addressing a press conference, Naidu said that his government is using 1100 helpline to take feedback directly from public and the prime objective of his government is to provide good governance.

Naidu further said though initiatives have got positive feedback from the masses, he is making all the efforts to fix loopholes in connection with sand and liquor mafia.

"Using 1100 helpline to take feedback directly from public is making the system corruption free. Bringing good governance to doorstep of public is objective. Welfare scheme benefits will be implemented without pilferage. It gave good response during Nandyal city road widening. We had few problems in sand and liquor. Recently we gave guidelines on sand policy. 82 percent public gave positive response," said Naidu

"We will remove liquor shops in residential areas if people complain against such shops. To leash the Liquor mafia we are removing belt shops. And will take stern action on belt shops. Mafia are finding different ways to sell liquor illegally. We are setting up mobile police parties to combat the menace," he added.

Naidu also took the occasion to promote digitalisation and said that paper less governance will soon become reality.

"Trying for tech based good governance. Paperless office will soon becoming a reality," he said.

(ANI | 3 years ago)