In Khammam on Monday at the Collectorate Village Organization Assistants working under the Indira Kranthi Patham scheme launched 48-hour Maha Dharna under the banner of Centre of Indian Trade Unions demanding to clear 18-month pending salaries.
Dhana Lakshmi who is a CITU leader alleged that the TRS government did not provide interest-free loan up to Rs 10 lakh to DWCRA groups. Instead it stopped paying interest for 12 months on the loans taken by them, she deplored.
She alleged the government for collecting 14% interest on the loans taken from Sthree Nidhi bank when it had promised to provide interest-free loans.
She said that Telangana government has failed to extend ‘Abhaya Hastham’, pension scheme to DWCRA members when previous State government had implemented it.
Dhana Lakshmi found fault with the TRS government for trying to dilute DWCRA groups.