In a transfer to assist Brahmin college students financially, Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has introduced in a number of schemes for the neighborhood. The Brahmin neighborhood, bereaved of monetary aids for ages, at the moment are being benefitted by CM Bommai. Karnataka CM not too long ago launched a post-matriculation scholarship facility for economically backward Brahmin college students. Launched by the Karnataka State Brahmin Development Board (KSBDB), the Sandeepani scholarship can be credited by direct profit switch (DBT) into the financial institution accounts of scholars. Under the scheme, a complete of 9,206 college students can be benefitted with Rs 13.77 crore. Not solely Brahmin college students, however Bommai additionally flagged off the Annadata scheme to help Brahmin farmers financially. Under the Annadata scheme, these searching for assist to start out an agri-based enterprise can be benefitted. Moreover, the Purushottama self-employment scheme has been launched to offer loans to the farmers. Assuring assist to Karnataka State Brahmin Development Board, Bommai mentioned, “Brahmins in the IT/BT sector are financially powerful. But, there are many who are economically-backward.”Economically weak Brahmins in IndiaThe brahmin neighborhood has at all times been thought-about as properly to do neighborhood. Despite being economically backward, the neighborhood has at all times been bereaved of monetary aids and reservations too. In 2018, the neighborhood had additionally demanded a survey to seek out out the variety of individuals in the neighborhood dwelling in poverty. Anand Dave, president of the Pune district unit of the Akhil Bharatiya Brahman Mahasangh had mentioned, “It is widely believed that people from the Brahmin community are well-to-do. That is not true. Almost 60-70 per cent Brahmins are poor, especially those living in rural areas.” He additionally said that Brahmins make up 8-9 per cent of Maharashtra’s inhabitants, which is round 90 lakh. “The survey will clear the picture regarding the economic status of the Brahmin community. We are not seeking a survey on educational status. Education levels in the community are high, but financially they are not sound. Majority of Brahmins, more so those living in rural parts of the state, are struggling to make ends meet,” he added.Bommai’s welfare schemesDespite dealing with the challenges as similar as some other neighborhood, the Brahmin neighborhood has at all times been disadvantaged of any welfare schemes. But, Bommai appears to recognise the difficulties confronted by the neighborhood. However, Karnataka CM has not solely thought-about the challenges confronted by the Brahmin neighborhood but additionally different issues within the state. Thus, proving himself as the most effective Chief Ministers again and again, he has launched a number of welfare schemes for the state. Read extra: With Bommai, Modi-Nadda have solved probably the most delicate political equation of the partyCM Bommai, on the event of Independence Day, had introduced ten welfare schemes throughout numerous sectors, akin to sports activities, farming, city improvement and others below the Amrith programme. As per the experiences, the schemes will price round Rs 720 crore to the state treasury.Bommai, on Friday, additionally directed the officers to start out the method of choosing eligible beneficiaries for 4 lakh houses below numerous housing schemes. He mentioned, “If the target of four lakh new houses is not approved by the central government, or less houses are approved, the remaining houses will be constructed under the state government’s housing scheme.” Basavaraj Bommai was put in because the Chief Minister of Karnataka after BS Yediyurappa resigned from the publish earlier this 12 months. PM Modi and JP Nadda’s decide, Bommai, is a Lingayat – Karanataka’s dominant caste from North Karnataka.