Chief Secretary held a review meeting on the free electricity scheme to Nayee Brahmin and Washermen Communities up to 250 units at BRKR Bhavan

Chief Secretary, Sri  Somesh Kumar, IAS, held a  review meeting on free electricity scheme to Nayee Brahmin and Washermen Communities upto 250 units at BRKR Bhavan. Chief Secretary informed that  of the total 28550 applications received,  10637  applications were from washermen community and 17913 applications were from Nayee Brahmins community under the scheme. He directed that Collectors and officials of BC welfare departments should launch a massive drive for enrollment of beneficiaries under the scheme.  He instructed the IT officials to make provision duly simplifying the process at free of cost for enrollment to enable the beneficiaries to submit their applications at Mee Seva centres. He asked the CGG officials responsible for the website to forward the  registered applications to the respective Discoms for availing the free power supply scheme. It may be recalled that the government has issued the necessary orders and operational guidelines on implementation of this scheme vide G.O.Ms No 2 of BC Welfare (D) department dated 04.04.2021. Sri K. Ramakrishna Rao, IAS, Principal Secretary for Finance, Sri Rahul Bojja, IAS, Secretary, FAC, BC Welfare,  Sri Sandeep Kumar Sultania, IAS, Secretary, Energy and PR&RD, Sri Raghunandan Rao, IAS,  Commissioner, PR&RD,  Sri Raghuma Reddy, CMD, TSSPDCL,  Sri Saida, Addl. Secretary, BC Welfare, Sri Chandrashekar, MD, Washerman Federation, Ms. Vimala, MC, Nayee Brahmin Association and other officials attended the meeting.

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