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Centre tells YSRC, Andhra Pradesh is not ‘special’

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published Aug 16, 2015, 10:27 am IST
Updated Mar 28, 2019, 4:46 am IST
AP cannot be granted special status by any criteria specified by Planning Commission
YSRC chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy
 YSRC chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy

Hyderabad: The Centre made it clear that Andhra Pradesh cannot be accorded special category status by any criteria specified by the Planning Commission. It added that at present no special package of industrial incentives can be considered for AP.

In reply to a letter written by YSR Congress president Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy to the Prime Minister on the issue, deputy secretary of department of industrial policy and development Ashish Datta stated that the package was included in the Centre’s provisions for AP and the state does not fulfil any criteria for getting special status.

 

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Location: Andhra Pradesh




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