After Kerala and Odisha, Andhra Pradesh set to give pension, houses to transgenders
 Source : NewsBharati  Date : 22-Sep-2017

Hyderabad, September 22: After Kerala, Andhra Pradesh following the steps of ‘equality’, Transgenders soon to get government’s support in availing the benefits of housing, ration cards and get pension of Rs.1000/-. 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. 

Also, employment opportunities will soon be created for transgender community people. CM Chandrababu Naidu also said that employment opportunities must be created so that they can be a self-sustainable community. "CM instructed all the collectors to ensure that transgenders avail the govt. schemes of housing, ration and pensions," said in a tweet.

 

As Kerala has set a pioneering example of bringing the societal dignity to transgenders, Odisha too have stepped forward by empowering its transgender community people. Now Andhra Pradesh follows the same footsteps which show that ‘Equality’ for all will soon be the reality.