SCS not a promise for industrial incentives
The manner in which the meaning of ‘special category status’ is understood in Andhra Pradesh, as compared to the actual wording of the statement of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in Parliament, on special category status at the time of division of the state, fully reflects the above statement of Winston Churchill.
AP state division promises: Reality and Perception
In this article, I will deal with making good the revenue deficit gap as envisaged in Section 46 of the Act and the statement of Prime Minister on the floor of Parliament.
It is more than four years since Andhra Pradesh was reorganized leading to the creation of the State of Telangana and leaving the balance region as the residuary State of Andhra Pradesh. The bifurcation was against the popular sentiment in the Andhra region and to placate the public opinion there, a number of promises were incorporated in the Reorganisation
Act and also announced as part of the statement of the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the floor of Parliament.
It may be worthwhile to take a look at what is promised and what is implemented and the balance that needs to be fulfilled by the Government of India in this regard. In this article, I will deal with making good the revenue deficit gap as envisaged in Section 46 of the Act and the statement of Prime Minister on the floor of Parliament.
Centre has done a lot to set up educational institutions in AP
Out of a number of promises made in the AP Reorganisation Act the one on which there is a substantial progress relates to setting up of educational institutions of national importance. This is covered under Section 93 of the Act which says the central government shall take all necessary measures as enumerated in the 13 Schedule for the progress and sustainable development of the successor States within a period of 10 years from the appointed day. Read More
Division promises: fulfillment perception and reality
In an article in this daily earlier, I dealt with the promise of making good the revenue deficit of Andhra Pradesh by the government of India consequent on bifurcation of the State.
In an article in this daily earlier I dealt with the promise of making good the revenue deficit of Andhra Pradesh by the government of India consequent on bifurcation of the State. In this article, I propose to deal with the fulfillment of other promises as mentioned in the AP Reorganisation Act as well as the statement of the then Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh on the floor of the Parliament. Read More