Andhra Pradesh: Cabinet gives nod for caste-based census
Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has decided to request the Centre to take up caste-based census to mention other backward classes (OBCs) in the national census for 2021.
Andhra Pradesh cabinet has also approved the formation of a separate department for welfare of economically weaker sections.
This department was created with the aim of implementing welfare schemes for upper caste poor people.
Andhra Pradesh Cabinet also decided to create 4035 new posts in medical and health department. It includes 560 pharmacist posts in YSR Urban clinics. Cabinet also approved 2190 additional posts for teaching faculty, paramedical staff and staff nurses. Government also proposed to fill 41,000 vacancies in Medical Health department. In last two & half years, around 26,917 posts have been filled.