The Andhra Pradesh cabinet decided on Thursday to pass a resolution in the Assembly asking the Center to conduct a backward class (BC) caste census in the state while carrying out the 2021 general census.
The cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, made several key decisions, including the census of castes, the authorization of an online ticketing platform and the formation of a welfare department. from the Economically Weak Section (EWS), he said.
“The previous census was taken in 1931 before independence. Since then, no BC census has been taken. The decision (resolution) is to ensure that British Columbia receives their share and their money. The resolution will be adopted in the Assembly and sent to The Cabinet has empowered the Minister of Social Affairs of Andhra Pradesh in British Columbia to present an appropriate motion in the House, âsaid Minister of State Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani).
The minister said the state government aims to fill 41,000 vacant positions in the Department of Medicine and Health and has filled 26,917 positions in the past two and a half years, with the remaining positions expected soon. provided.
The Cabinet also approved the amendment to the Cinematography Act 1965 and authorizes the management of the online ticketing platform by AP State Film, Television & Theater Development Corporation for the issuance of movie tickets, he said. .
The minister said the Cabinet approved the formation of the Economically Weak Section (EWS) Welfare Department to implement programs for the upper caste poor and also approved the formation of the Jain Welfare Corporation and the Sikh Welfare Corporation.
He said the Cabinet approved the one-year extension of the ban on Maoist organizations and other similar organizations.