Telangana govt raised an issue with the Centre over control of APHMEL


The Government of Telangana today raised a point with the Central government regarding the intervention on the issue of division of a government company between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.

The issue concerns the Andhra Pradesh Heavy Machinery and Engineering Limited (APHMEL), a subsidiary of the state-run Singareni Collieries Ltd and according to a release from the Chief Minister’s office. An expert committee had recommended that APHMEL be passed to Andhra Pradesh in violation of the provisions of AP Reorganisation Act, the release said.

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Chief Secretary of Telangana Government has written a letter to the Union Home Secretary seeking intervention in the matter and setting aside the recommendation, it added.

A separate release from the office of Chief Minister of Telangana, K Chandrasekhar Rao said he would hold a meeting with ministers and officials on the distribution of cheques under the ‘Rythu Bandhu’ investment support scheme’ for farmers very next day.


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