Amidst the ‘local poll’ war between the APSEC and state government, the State Cabinet Meeting chaired by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy convened on Friday grabbed media attention. The state cabinet has reportedly deliberated on over 27 key issues from the last three days.
Giving details of the Cabinet meeting in the media meet, Agriculture Minister K. Kannababu disclosed the decisions taken by the cabinet- cyclone Nivar relief measures approving the distribution of 30 lakh housing sites on December 25 being the major.
Rs. 500 financial aid for the homeless people, compensation to the farmers who lost their yield in the cyclone were the main resolutions taken in the meeting. The Cabinet approved the construction of YSR Housing Colonies, distribution of 2.49 lakh units of sheep on December 8, several draft bills to be introduced in the Assembly.
Besides which, the cabinet resolved to give an in-principle nod to terminate the Singapore Amaravati Investment Holdings (SAIH), which formed Amaravati Development Partners (ADP) with Amaravati Development Corporation Ltd (ADCL) for the implementation of the project.
Kannababu also announced that the AP Amul Milk project would start from December 2. In the initial phase, 9,889 bulk chillings centres would established at Prakasam, Kadapa and Chittoor districts. It has been decided to open sheep and goat units on December 10.
The Cabinet also announced a dearness allowance (DA) hike of 3.144 per cent DA hike and it has decided to pay the DA arrears of employees and pensioners. Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council meetings will begin from the 30th of this month.