Karimnagar: District collector Shashanka on Tuesday advised officials of various departments to provide immediate relief and protection to the children orphaned by the Covid19 pandemic.
In this connection, the collector chaired a meeting with officials of the women and child welfare, child protection, SC-ST-BC and minorities departments as also of the education department at the collector’s camp office here.
He called for steps to admit these children in schools and provide support to enable them avail scholarships as also the benefits of the rythu bhima and rythu bandhu schemes.
Besides, the properties of their parents should be transferred to the names of these children. Officials should also ensure these children do face problems of poverty.
He asked officials to collect and provide the details of the orphan children taking shelter in SC, ST, BC and minority hostels to the head of the Child Protection Bhavan.
The collector asked the head of the women and child…