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Which state CM launches YSR Asara scheme to empower 87 lakh women?

[A]. Madhya Pradesh
[B]. Andhra Pradesh
[C]. Telangana
[D]. Bihar

Answer: Option B


The Andhra Pradesh government headed by chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy clarified on the YSR Aasara scheme which is being taken up ambitiously in the state. It was clarified that the money given by the state government to the women of the savings societies could not be debited by the banks to the personal debts of the society or the concerned women without the consent of the beneficiaries. Women can use the money for any purpose, there are no restrictions on this. Gopalakrishna Dwivedi, Chief Secretary, Rural Development Department, has finalized the regulations of the YSR support scheme to this effect.

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