With Lok Sabha Elections and State Polls around the corner, Telugu Desam Party led Andhra Pradesh government is set to release the white papers on development and Progress of the state in last four and half years of its rule, and also for the vision of the future.
The State Cabinet that held its meeting on Friday, has decided to bring 10 white papers on issues including – State Bifurcation, State Financial Status and Growth rate, welfare of farmers, basic infrastructure in rural and urban areas, energy and trunk infrastructure, social empowerment, human resources development, industries and employment, good governance.
The Chandrababu Naidu led government has decided to keep this subject up for Public Discussion by bringing white papers on the issues.
Earlier Chandrababu Naidu has released 8 white paper in 2014 soon after Assembly Polls in the state. With this move of releasing white papers, Chandrababu Naidu intends to highlight the progress that the state has witnessed during his stint, as well as his vision to do if voted back to power in 2019 State Polls which are likely to be clubbed with Lok Sabha 2019.
Further, the state government has taken has decided to increase the subsidy to 90 percent from 70 percent in Aadarana Scheme, a scheme that provides tools and instruments to working class. The State Government also approved the proposal of setting up of AP Fisheries, and Ocean University in Bhimavaram.
Further, five universities in the public-private partnership will be set up across the state. The Andhra cabinet has agreed to establish Andhra Pradesh Maritime Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act 2013.
The cabinet decided to send a proposal to the central government for encouraging Zero budget natural farming at a cost of Rs 2046 Cr. The cabinet also decided to sanction posts of ACB court to be set up in Rajahmundry.
Earlier on Monday, TDP Chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu while talking to Media at Interim Government Complex said that Despite Non-Cooperation from Modi Government and stiff resistance from Oppositions, His Party managed to implement so many welfare and development schemes across the state and catapulted Andhra Pradesh to top position on several fronts.