Hyderabad: The second wave of COVID-19 is wreaking havoc in the country and there are people who still have not recovered from the extreme financial difficulties of the first wave. At a time like this, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao decided to release free financial aid of 2,000 rupees and 25 kg of rice each.
Financial aid and rice will be provided monthly through fair-price shops to teachers and other staff at recognized private educational institutions in Telangana.
To obtain financial assistance, teachers at private educational institutions and other staff members should contact the relevant district collector with their bank details and other relevant information, the chief minister said.
The CM instructed Education Minister Sabita Indra Reddy, Minister of Civilian Supplies Gangula Kamalakar, Chief Government Advisor Rajiv Sharma to hold a videoconference at 11:30 am on Friday April 8 at the Secretary of State.
All district collectors, district education officials, and civil supply officials will attend the conference. Orders for the implementation of the guidelines and the required action plan will be issued.
The CM said the decision was taken on a humanitarian basis and would help 1.50 lakh teachers and staff working in recognized private educational institutions in the state.