1. How many gram panchayats in the state are reserved for state?
The Telangana State government has decided to accord 50 per cent reservation in the gram panchayat posts to women. The government has also finalised district-wise reservations. About 12,751 gram panchayats in the state are gearing up for the elections. However, 6,378 Gram Panchayats were reserved for women. In the scheduled area, 1,281 gram panchayats are allotted to the SC and 1,177 gram panchayats, which have 100 percent ST population, were allotted to the STs.
2. Which of the following committee is related to distribution of electricity employees between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana?
In a significant development regarding the distribution of electricity employees between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, which has been pending for the last four years, the Supreme Court bench directed concerned authorities to implement the recommendations to be made by the committee headed by retired judge Justice Dharmadhikari on the issue