Top News Developments from Telangana Today (December 11, 2023):

1. Viksit Bharat @2047: PM Modi Launches Youth Empowerment Initiative in Hyderabad

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the “Viksit Bharat @2047: Voice of Youth” initiative in Hyderabad, aiming to engage and empower youth in building a developed India by 2047.
  • Workshops will be conducted across Telangana and the country to gather youth ideas and translate them into concrete action plans.
  • This initiative is expected to boost innovation, create a skilled workforce, and promote social progress in India.

2. Telangana’s CM KCR Doubles Coverage under Aarogyasri Scheme to ₹10 Lakh

  • Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao announced the doubling of coverage under the Aarogyasri scheme, a health insurance program, from ₹5 lakh to ₹10 lakh.
  • This move will benefit millions of people in Telangana by providing access to better healthcare facilities and treatment.
  • The government has allocated ₹1,200 crore for the scheme in the upcoming budget.

3. Telangana Launches ‘Chief Minister’s Breakfast Scheme’ for School Children

  • The Telangana government launched a new scheme to provide free breakfast to around 23 lakh students in government schools across the state.
  • The scheme aims to improve the health and nutrition of children, leading to better learning outcomes.
  • This initiative is part of the government’s commitment to providing quality education to all children in Telangana.

4. ‘Revanth Reddy Fulfills Promise’: Iron Barricades Removed from CM’s Office

  • In a symbolic gesture, Telangana’s new Chief Minister T. Revanth Reddy removed the iron barricades placed in front of the Chief Minister’s Office.
  • This move signifies the new government’s commitment to transparency and accessibility for the people.
  • The barricades were erected during the previous government’s tenure.

5. HC Orders Passport Officials to Reconsider Man’s Application

  • The Telangana High Court directed passport authorities to reconsider a man’s application, which was earlier rejected due to alleged discrepancies in his documents.
  • The court observed that the authorities did not provide sufficient opportunity for the applicant to explain the discrepancies.
  • This case highlights the need for transparent and fair decision-making by government agencies.

Other noteworthy developments:

  • Telangana witnesses 41 new COVID-19 cases and 49 recoveries.
  • BJP delegation meets Telangana Governor over Akbaruddin Owaisi’s appointment as Pro-tem Speaker.
  • Colleges facing criticism for not returning original certificates to medical students.

Stay tuned for further updates on the latest news from Telangana.

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