New Delhi: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday evening and submitted memorandums on several demands for industry, irrigation, reservations, education, etc. During the meeting that continued for more than an hour, KCR briefed the Prime Minister about twenty-three significant issues.
The list of demands submitted by the Telangana CM includes the revival of Cement Corporation of India (CCI) unit in Adilabad district and set up a steel plant at Bayyaram in Khammam district. In his memorandum, the Telangana Chief Minister proposed a reservation of 37 per cent for BCs, 15 per cent for SCs and 10 per cent for STs in education and employment.
KCR is also keen on getting the Defence land in Secunderabad for Secretariat building and widening of highways in the cantonment area. The Chief Minister has offered state government’s land in exchange of defence land.
Telangana CM has further requested the Centre to extend financial assistance of Rs 5,000 crore and Rs 19,205 crore to Mission Kakatiya and Mission Bhagiratha respectively as recommended by NITI Aayog.
List of demands, as put forward by KCR: