Dy CM opens working women's hostel

Home Minister N. Chinarajappa on Sunday inaugurated a working women’s hostel constructed at a cost of Rs. 2.18 crore on the premises of the Mahila Vikasa Kendram at Bommuru here.

Speaking on the occasion, he said that the facility would be of great help for women coming from outside to work in the city. “The State government is keen on ensuring women empowerment and to achieve this various schemes and training programmes are on the cards,” he said, adding that the pre-employment training programmes would help women get suitable placements and and an independent life.

Rajamahendravaram Rural MLA Gorantla Buchaiah Chowdary, officials and local elected representatives were present.

In Kakinada, Mr. Chinarajappa called upon the economically poor Brahmins to make better use of the services rendered by the Andhra Pradesh Brahmin Corporation. He said efforts were on to increase the budgetary allocation to the corporation, so that more people from the targeted group could avail themselves of the benefits.

Credit society branch

Along with Kakinada MP Thota Narasimham, chairman of the corporation Vemuri Ananda Surya and Kakinada Rural MLA Pilli Anantalakshmi, Mr. Rajappa inaugurated the satellite branch of the Brahmin Cooperative Credit Society, a subsidiary of the corporation, at Atchampeta junction in the city.

He said that the State government was keen on fulfilling all the promises made to the public during the last general elections and the setting up of corporations for the economically backward sections was to help them get opportunities to grow in their careers. “The corporation is also conducting a free training programme for various competitive examinations including the civil services,” he said.

Mr. Surya said that the one at Atchampeta was the seventh satellite branch of the credit society and called upon the Brahmins to make use of the facility.

Corporator Salagrama Lakshmi Prasanna donated Rs. 1 lakh to the corporation and handed over the cheque to Mr. Surya. District coordinator of the corporation Dh.V. Sambasiva Rao and others were present.

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