Committee on Welfare of Backward Classes
The Committe on Welfare of Backward Classes is constituted under rule 277 of Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in Telangana Legislative Assembly .
Composition of the Committee
The Committee consists of eleven Members out of whom eight Members are nominated by the Speaker from amongst the Members of the Assembly and three Members are nominated by the Chairman, Legislative Council from amongst the members of the Legislative Council.
Functions of the Committee
The Committee on Welfare of Backward Classes examines the matters concerning welfare of Backward Classes which fall within the purview of the State Government.
The Committee examines the measures taken by the State Government to secure due representation of the Backward Classes in services and posts under its control with regard to the provisions of the Constitution and guarantees given by the State Government to the Backward Classes.
The Committee reviews the progress and implementation of welfare programmes and other ameliorative measures and also constitutional safeguards for the Backward Classes.