KCR briefs Guv on Eamcet, RTC, AIS
- Seeks help in resolving issues with AP
- Support for welfare schemes sought
- One-on-one meeting for 90 mnts
Hyderabad, January 1: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today called on Governor ESL Narasimhan on the occasion of New Year 2015 at Raj Bhavan here. He greeted the Governor along with Deputy Chief Ministers Mahamood Ali and Dr T Rajaiah.
According to informed sources, the Chief Minister closeted with the Governor for about one-and-a-half hour and discussed on important issues of the State. KCR is understood to have spoken on controversy regarding Eamcet 2015 and requested for bifurcation of AIS officials without further delay. He is said to have objected to AP Government announcing Eamcet schedule unilaterally and reiterated his stance on conducting separate examinations for Telangana State.
When the Governor suggested against any injustice to students taking Eamcet, KCR is understood to have given his nod but he has reportedly told the Governor that the interests of the Telangana students would be paramount. He urged the Governor to direct the AP Government to stop creating further problems for Telangana State on water, power and resources. He is also said to have sought the Governor’s cooperation for speedy completion of projects by taking up the issues with the Centre. It is being said that the Chief Minister has urged the Governor to impress upon the Centre to give special status to the State and package for projects.
The Chief Minister also reportedly urged Narasimhan to extend support to the ambitious projects and welfare schemes like Re 1-a-kg rice to poor launched on January 1 across 10 Telangana districts. KCR is said to have apprised the Governor of the steps being taken for power production, water grid, lakes restoration, pension scheme and many others. He also informed the Governor about bifurcation of the APSRTC shortly. The meeting assumes significance as the Governor intervention has been giving positive results. (NSS)