Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao has constituted a three-member committee to select women candidates for the Chairperson of certain Corporations and other nominated posts.
The three-member Committee consists of Deputy Speaker in Legislative Assembly Padma Devender Reddy, Karimnagar ZP Chairperson Tula Uma and Nizamabad MP Kavita Kalvakuntla.
The Chief Minister has asked the Committee members to prepare a list of the eligible women based on which the nominated posts will be filled up with women candidates shortly.
The decision has been on the occasion of International Women’s Day for an increased role for women in the governance. KCR has decided to give nominated posts to women who took an active role in the Telangana Statehood movement and also in the movement for women development.
Meanwhile, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Chief Minister has conveyed his greetings to women in the State. He said that the government was taking several measures for the welfare of women in the State. “Several innovative programmes for women will be launched this year.
The women in the State should take advantage of the programmes, schemes of the government and move forward,” said the Chief Minister. (INN)