Mon, Oct 05, 2015, 05:29 PM
Telangana Council has witnessed discussion on the agency areas development in the state. Panchayati Raj and IT minister KTR said that out of 438 village mandals, 150 mandals have been shortlisted as these are very backward and mostly inhabited by SC and ST communities. The minister has read out the number of backward mandals in each district of the state. The minister said that out of 150 mandals, 2879 gram panchayats have been listed out for development.