Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], September 22 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday announced that the transgender community must be supported by the government with housing, ration cards and pension of 1000 rupees.
In a bold move, Naidu also said that employment opportunities must be created so that they can be a self-sustainable community.
"CM @ncbn instructed all the collectors to ensure that transgenders avail the govt. schemes of housing, ration and pensions," tweeted the official Twitter account of the Government of Andhra Pradesh.
CM @ncbn instructed all the collectors to ensure that transgenders avail the govt. schemes of housing, ration and pensions.— Andhra Pradesh CM (@AndhraPradeshCM) September 21, 2017
Earlier, the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister also asserted that the state government is planning to provide pensions to the transgender community in order to provide equality and a better living standard to every individual of the state. (ANI)