Girijana Bandhu Scheme Telangana 2023: Eligibility, Benefits & Online Procedure

Chief Minister of Telangana, Shri. K. Chandrashekhar Rao, recently announced about Girijana Bandhu Scheme 2023, in an assembly on 10th of Feb 2023. It is of immense happiness for SC community. The government plans on distributing 11.5 lakhs acre of Podu land. This scheme will be successfully launched by the end of the month.

I believe this is a great idea to help the tribes of the state by providing them a source of income as well as increasing the agricultural lands, which inturn will bring a positive impact overall the country. When agriculture is increased at such a high rate, food production gradually increases in the country. Whoever wishes to make the best of this scheme, can apply online. We ensure you with all the details of the scheme given below.

Girijana Bandhu Scheme Telangana

Benefits of the Scheme:

Telangana government have announced to distribute 11.5 lakh acre of podu land to tribes of the state. This land is for ST community of the state and among ST community, to those who do not own any kind of land.

The process for launching the scheme has already been started by the Tribal Welfare Department. Forest land of Telangana will be given to landless farmers of ST community on lease. Along with the Pattas, farmers will also be given electricity facilities and benefits of Rythu Bandhu Scheme is also extended for the beneficiaries of Girijana Bandhu Scheme.

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In return of the land, Government asks the beneficiaries to protect the land of forest and a written commitment will be taken in this matter. Whoever tries to extend their Podu land or claims the forest land, their Pattas will be canceled. The government has even decided to secure the forest area and post armed personnel for the patrolling.

Permissible Sectors:

The government has placed this scheme only for humanitarian reasons and the given land cannot be exploited in any way. The government has approved only few sectors for which the land can be used. Given below are few of them.

  • Agriculture
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Industrial manufacturers
  • Transportation
  • Retail and shops
  • Services and supplies

Pilot Projects:

The government of Telangana has alleged to launch pilot projects under 12 constituency assembly for ST community. Below are those 12 constituencies:

  • Mulug
  • Dornakal in undivided warangal district
  • Mahbubabad in undivided Warangal district
  • Wyra
  • Aswaraopeta
  • Yellandu
  • Bhadrachalam in undivided Khammam district
  • Pinapaka in undivided Khammam district
  • Asifabad
  • Khanapur in undivided Adilabad distric,
  • Boath in undivided Adilabad district
  • Devarakonda in undivided Nalgonda district
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Eligibility for the Scheme:

  • Applicant must be a permanent resident of Telangana.
  • Must belong to ST Community.
  • Should hold not own any kind of land.

Documents Required:

  • Aadhar Card
  • Resident Proof
  • Caste Certificate
  • Passport sized photographs

Procedure to Apply:

The government has only recently announced the scheme in the constitution assembly. Few pilot projects are about to be released by the end of the month. Stay uprooted on the page. Link and Procedure will be shared as soon as updated by the government.

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