The state Cabinet on Wednesday decided to confer full rights and pattas to all original assigned landowners, who have enjoyed the land parcels for 20 years.
In case of death of original beneficiaries, their legal heirs would get the full rights. This will benefit 66,111 persons, who are in control of 63,191. 84 acres of assigned lands.
While enhancing the retirement age of professors working in educational institutions like JNTU from 62 to 65 to overcome the scarcity and of endowment department staff from 60 to 62 years, the Cabinet also gave approval for all temple arachakas to continue in the profession as long as they can work without retirement
The Cabinet, chaired by chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, has ratified the investment proposals approved by the State Investment Promotion Board.
It also approved the welfare calendar for July and decided to do bhoomi puja on July 24 for the construction of 47,000 houses for the poor in 1366 acres of R-5 zone in the CRDA region with an expenditure of Rs 5000 crore.
As per the welfare calendar, the government will release funds for Jagananna Thodu on July 18, Nethanna Nestam on July 22 and Sunna Vaddi on July 26 and Videshi Vidya Deevena on July 28.
Besides permitting construction of burial grounds for SCs in 1966 revenue villages, the Cabinet also decided to remove Inam lands from the prohibited list, benefiting 1,13,000 beneficiaries and also waive loans given to the dalits to purchase 16,213 acres of land under land purchase scheme before bifurcation of the state. They will now enjoy full rights on those lands.