15 February 2016

TSPSC - Policies of Telangana State

Telangana, the 29th state of India, was formed in June 2014, with Hyderabad as its capital. The state was formed as a result of the split of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh state. The state is land locked by (new) Andhra Pradesh to the south and east, Maharashtra and Karnataka to the west, and Odisha and Chhattisgarh to the north.

Policies of Telangana State

Here we study six policies/missions/yojanas/projects that are being implemented by the government of Telangana for the upliftment of the state in various fields.
They are:
  1. Mission Kakatiya
  2. Telangana water grid project 
  3. Swachh Telangana - Swachh Hyderabad
  4. Telangana Haritha Haram
  5. Telangana State Industrial Policy
  6. Telangana Gram Jyothi

Each policy in brief

Policies of Telangana State for TSPSC Group II exam

  1. Mission Kakatiya

    • This mission focuses on reclamation of tanks for growth in state.
    • Restoring minor irrigation sources.
    • 'Mana Ooru - Mana Cheruvu'
    • Aim: Retrieving the lost glory of minor irrigation in the state with community participation for ensuring sustainable water security.
    • Total tanks as of July 2014, in Telangana - 46,531
    • This mission aims to restore all 46,531 tanks in the next five years, 20% in each year.
    • Objective: It enhances the development of agriculture based income for small and marginal farmers by accelerating the development of minor irrigation tanks.
    • The first name of this mission is - Chinna Neeti Vanarula Punarudhara.
    • Later renamed as Mission Kakatiya.
    • State government planned t restore 9,306 tanks per year.
  2. Telangana water grid project 

    • Though two perennial rivers flow through Telangana, most state have no clean drinking water.
    • To change this situation, Telangana CM, K Chandra Sekhar Rao, designed Telangana water grid project to provide a sustainable and permanent solution to the drinking water problem.
    • Objective: To provide 100 liters of clean drinking water per person in rural households and 150 liters per person in urban households.
    • Aim: To provide water to 25,000 rural and 67 urban habitations.
    • This project derives inspiration from Siddipet drinking water project, which CM KCR himself was part of the design of that project.
    • Telangana State CM, KCR decided to change this state water grid project to Mission Bhagiratha.
  3. Swachh Telangana - Swachh Hyderabad

    • Aim: To transform Hyderabad into a clean and green, slum free city.
    • Introduced by Telangana CM, K Chandra Sekhar Rao.
    • Telangana state government allocated Rs. 200 crore for this program.
    • Niti Aayog spent 75 crore for this campaign.
  4. Telangana Haritha Haram

    • This program aims to transform the state into Bangaru Telangana.
    • In the coming three years, 230 crore trees to Telangana greenary.
    • It aims to increase tree cover in the state from 24% to 33%.
    • The key person of this program is the State forest minister, Mr. Jogg Ramanna.
  5. Telangana State Industrial Policy

    • This Program is shortly named as 'TS iPASS'.
    • Motto: Single window policy.
    • Vision: "Research to innovation; Innovation to industry; Industry to Prosperity."
    • Slogan: In Telangana - Innovate, Incubate, Incorporate.
    • This policy makes doing business easy.
    • TS iPASS stands for 'Telangana State Industrial Project Approval and Self Certification System.'
  6. Telangana Gram Jyothi

    • This program is the logical continuation of 'Mana Ooru, Mana Pranalika'.
    • It aims to improve the service for rural areas in Telangana.
    • It works under the ministry of Panchayat Raj, strengthening the Gram Panchayats.
    • Goal: Bring in much derived accountability, transparency in functioning of public institutions working at Gram Panchayat level and make them responsive to the needs of the people.
    • At present there are nine rural districts in Telangana.

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