AP Govt announces withdrawal of Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Develop of All Regions Act, 2020
The Andhra Pradesh Government today announced that it has withdrawn Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act, 2020. In the Assembly Session, Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy said that an amount of two crore rupees will be needed for providing basic amenities per acre, so for 50,000 acres, nearly one lakh crore rupees has to be spent. He further stated that there is no hatred towards Amaravathi and added that he also owns a house in the place.
Minister for Finance, Planning, and Legislative Affairs Buggana Rajendranath today introduced the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Repeal Bill, 2021 which refers to the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act, 2020 as well as the AP Capital Region Development Authority Repeal Act, 2020.
The Minister also said that Coastal Andhra Pradesh was not named as the backward place in the Srikrishna Committee report. Mr Buggana further asserted that the Sivarama Krishnan Committee prepared by the Expert Committee appointed by the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs under section 6 of the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014, a study of various alternatives regarding new capital for the Andhra Pradesh stated that decentralization is important for the development of the State.