Education Minister Botsa Satyanarayana and Revenue Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao highlighted the impact of the YSR Aasara loan waiver program on the lives of women in Andhra Pradesh during public meetings in Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts on Monday.
Minister Botsa Satyanarayana, addressing attendees at the Aasara fourth tranche distribution program in Cheepurupalli, Vizianagaram district, emphasized the efforts of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy in uplifting the living standards of women. He praised the Chief Minister for implementing various schemes without considering the political affiliations of the beneficiaries.
During the event, Minister Satyanarayana announced plans for the construction of a 100-bed hospital in Cheepurupalli and distributed a cheque worth Rs 11.54 crore as part of the fourth tranche of the Aasara program, benefiting 14,727 members of self-help groups in the Cheepurupalli Mandal. Additionally, he inaugurated a village health clinic and an RBK center, while also distributing house pattas to 41 homeless families.
Revenue Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao, addressing women in Balaga, Srikakulam town, reiterated the positive impact of the YSR Aasara program on women’s lives in the state. He commended Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy for fulfilling the promise made during his padayatra to clear DWCRA loans in four phases. Minister Prasada Rao emphasized the commitment of the YSR Congress Party (YSRC) to fulfill its electoral promises and highlighted the party’s manifesto, which included the loan waiver program.
He further emphasized the government’s dedication to fulfilling the basic needs of the people by launching various welfare schemes, including providing houses and house sites for 20,000 beneficiaries at a cost of Rs 500 crore over four and a half years.
The ministers’ speeches underscored the significant impact of the YSR Aasara program in empowering women and improving their quality of life across Andhra Pradesh.