TDP to spend over ₹15,000 crore on welfare measures2 min read 12 Mar 2019, 01:48 PM IST
All payments, barring the salaries of state government employees, have been put on hold to disburse money for welfare schemes,
Political analysts say Naidu may do well if he manages to pass on the benefits in time, given that KCR’s welfare schemes led to his huge victory last year
Hyderabad: The Telugu Desam Party (TDP)-led Andhra Pradesh government is banking on welfare schemes for farmers, women self-help groups, unemployed youth, and pensioners, despite a cash crunch, to win the upcoming assembly and Lok Sabha polls. Through a handful of government programmes, for which funds were allocated before the announcement of the election schedule, the government is set to spend over ₹15,000 crore on its citizens.