KTR promises welfare schemes for advocates

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KT Rama Rao
File photo of Minister KT Rama Rao.

Hyderabad: Minister for IT and Industries KT Rama Rao on Tuesday said that once the TRS retains power in the State, major welfare programmes will be implemented for advocates.

Advocates and Bar association members and representatives of Telangana Federation of Bar Association met the Minister and requested him to include some welfare schemes in the TRS manifesto and submitted representations.

Speaking on the occasion, Rao said Telangana government had already implemented scores of welfare schemes for advocates and those would be further improved once TRS comes to power. “Based on the suggestions and representations of advocates, the TRS government during its first term had launched several schemes and those will be continued in a better way,” he said.

The Minister requested the Bar Association members to submit representation to the manifesto committee and assured them that they would be included in the full-fledged party manifesto.

The representation includes additional funds for advocates’ welfare trust, health cards for apprentices, yearly grants for Telangana Bar Association, cultural and academic building for advocates in Hyderabad, special housing schemes for advocates. The association members thanked the government for implementing special programmes in the last four years.