Rajya Sabha member Krishnaiah calls on KCR to fix problems at state’s hostels – Reuters

By Express press service

HYDERABAD: Chairman of the National Backward Classes Welfare Association and member of Rajya Sabha, R Krishnaiah on Friday demanded that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao immediately conduct a review of the conditions of welfare homes and ensure that he does not there would be no student deaths in the future.

Expressing concern over the series of deaths of students in SC, ST and BC hostels due to viral fevers and food poisoning, Krishnaiah demanded that the Chief Minister intervene and set up a high-level committee to resolve the issues. household problems. He said students were now afraid to join government hostels. Krishnaiah, in a letter to the Chief Minister, highlighted recent incidents at hostels in Adilabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Khammam and Warangal districts.

Krishnaiah pointed out that mess fees set about five years ago still continue today. Prices for all commodities have doubled or tripled in the past five years, he said. With that, officials faced a shortage of funds to implement the menu, Krishnaiah said.

He said that the price for meals in a hotel would be around 60 rupees and the allotted amount for meals in inns was only 10 rupees. The state government paid 2,100 rupees per month for inmates in prisons and gave only 950 rupees per month for boarders of school children in hostels, he lamented.

HYDERABAD: Chairman of the National Backward Classes Welfare Association and member of Rajya Sabha, R Krishnaiah on Friday demanded that Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao immediately conduct a review of the conditions of welfare homes and ensure that he does not there would be no student deaths in the future. Expressing concern over the series of deaths of students in SC, ST and BC hostels due to viral fevers and food poisoning, Krishnaiah demanded that the Chief Minister intervene and set up a high-level committee to resolve the issues. household problems. He said students were now afraid to join government hostels. Krishnaiah, in a letter to the Chief Minister, highlighted recent incidents at hostels in Adilabad, Karimnagar, Nizamabad, Khammam and Warangal districts. Krishnaiah pointed out that mess fees set about five years ago still continue today. Prices for all commodities have doubled or tripled in the past five years, he said. With that, officials faced a shortage of funds to implement the menu, Krishnaiah said. He said that the price for meals in a hotel would be around 60 rupees and the allotted amount for meals in inns was only 10 rupees. The state government paid 2,100 rupees per month for inmates in prisons and gave only 950 rupees per month for boarders of school children in hostels, he lamented.

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