Vijayawada: The AP Cabinet on Saturday ordered action under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA), which was allowed to lapse in 1995, on the sand mafia.
The decision came after Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, who chaired the meeting, noted that preventive measures to curb the sand mafia and provide sand free of cost were not sucessful. He expressed his dissatisfaction at officials for not being able to implement the free sand policy.
The Cabinet also took a serious view of the APIIC for proposing land allocations at higher prices and instructed it to bring them down. It approved land allocations through APIIC to various organisations in all most all districts.
The Cabinet decided to take stringent action on agriculture colleges that were running without permission and suggested the constituting an inquiry committee.
It decided to provide 24x7 services at primary health centres in tribal areas and cleared posting of personnel to the areas.
The Cabinet decided to amend the Act to constitute a search committee to select the Vice-Chancellor of the YSR Horticulture University by replacing the Chancellor’s nominee with the Chief Secretary
The Cabinet approved handing over construction works of Dagadarthi greenfield airport developmental works to SCL Turbo Consortium under PPP mode...