Hyderabad: The Telangana state government will take up the issue of permitting 12 per cent reservation for minorities in education and employment with the Centre after submission of Sudhir Committee report.
“Sudhir Committee has delved into the issue at length. Once we get the report, we will take up the matter with the Centre,” Deputy Chief Minister M. Mahmood Ali said here on Tuesday.
Mr Mahmood Ali also revealed that the government would soon come out with a new people-friendly revenue policy that includes a dozen-odd issues which are being discussed with senior officials and experts.
“The policy would streamline the revenue administration, ensure transparency, ease rules and make it more people-friendly. We are also looking at penalising erring MROs and RDOs,” he said.
In another revolutionary step, the state government plans to make available four LED bulbs per house to save energy. “The modalities are being worked out,” Mr Mahmood Ali said.
In tune with its poll promise, the TRS government had on March 4 this year constituted a commission to study the socio-economic and educational status of Muslims in the state and recommend increase in the quantum of reservation for the community.
Minorities in Telangana at present enjoy four percent reservation in education and employment.
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