Government of Telangana State have proposed scheme of Driver-cum-Owner of Four and Two Wheelers by various Welfare Departments viz., Scheduled Castes Development Dept. (SCDD)/ Scheduled Tribes, (ST)/ Backward Classes (BC)/ and Minority Welfare (MW) Departments. In the current market scenario, there is a great demand for Four Wheeler vehicles on hire basis. Similarly, Two wheelers would provide last mile connectivity from metro stations to the destination of passengers. Telangana Driver Empowerment Programme There is also a demand for delivery persons on two wheelers by various food and retail outlets etc.
In this context, instructions were issued to all the District Collectors in the State vide reference read above, to give wide publicity in their respective Districts to enable more number of SC, ST, BC & Minority drivers to apply for the Driver Empowerment programme through online in OBMMS web portal http://tsobmms.cgg.gov.in keeping last date as 28th February, 2017 while briefing about the scheme as detailed therein Telangana Driver Empowerment Programme.
Accordingly, a Committee is constituted comprising the following Secretaries for effective implementation of the Scheme Telangana Driver Empowerment Programme:
S/Sri M.D. Ekka, Secretary : Chairman Tribal Welfare Dept.
Venkatesham, Secretary, : Member BC Welfare Dept.
Buddha Prakash, Secretary, : Member SC Development Dept.
Dana Kishore, Secretary, : Member Minorities Welfare Dept.
The Committee shall look after various aspects such as likely income to the beneficiaries and long term viability of this Scheme. The Committee shall give their recommendations within (15) days. While deciding the numbers, all the respective Departments will keep their budgetary provisions in view.
Tribal Welfare Department – Implementation of Driver Empowerment Programme in Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Backward Classes & Minority Welfare Departments– Constitution of Committee– Orders – Issued. TRIBAL WELFARE (LTR)DEPARTMENT G.O.Ms.No. 15Dated: 24-03-2018 Read: Lr.Rc.No.1169/TW.LTR/2017-1, dated 14.02.2017.