Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, who is currently on day three of his Delhi tour, has met Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The chief minister appealed to the Centre to review the allocation of IPS cadre to Telangana.
In a letter addressed to the home minister, KCR said that as part of his mission to meet the aspirations of the people of Telangana, the state government revamped its district administrative set up by reorganizing the then existing 10 districts into 33 districts for administrative convenience, efficient delivery of welfare and developmental programmes to the people residing even in remote areas.
Revising the existing zonal system under Article 371-D had become necessary following the formation of Telangana, as it is aimed at avoiding injustice done to employees and aspirants for government employment The re-organized districts have been recognized by the Government of India too.
The police administration has special recognition unlike other departments in the said notifications with 20 police districts and nine police commissionerates in place of nine police districts and two police commissionerates existed earlier. On account of the new administrative set up of police units, there is an imminent need to create new territorial posts in tune with the notifications of Government of India to fulfil statutory responsibilities as per Police Act, 1961.
The letter stated that the earlier IPS cadre review for the Telangana State was done by the Ministry of Home Affairs in 2016, and a total of 76 senior duty posts and a resultant 139 total, authorized posts were approved for the Telangana State. The state government has sent a proposal to the Ministry of Home Affairs, for review of IPS cadre for Telangana.
A day earlier, KCR had met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to requested to sanction Tribal University for Telangana, IIIT for Karimnagar, and IIM for Hyderabad.
KCR presented the wish list to Prime Minister during a meeting in New Delhi on Friday. In the meeting that lasted for 50 Minutes, the CM requested the PM to solve several issues pertaining to the state. The CM submitted a list of 10 demands to the PM.
Telangana's wish list:
1. The Centre should review IPS Cadre
2. Integrated Textile Park should be established in the State
3. Hyderabad-Nagpur Industrial Corridor should be developed
4. Navodaya Schools should be set up in the new districts
5. Release additional funds for the PM Garmin Sadak Yojana
6. Take up road works in the Maoists influenced regions
7. PM Sadak Yojana Programme should be bettered
8. Set up IIIT in Karimnagar
9. Set up IIM in Hyderabad
10. Set up Tribal University in the State.
KCR also requested the PM to allot land to the state government for constructing `Telangana Bhavan' in New Delhi. The CM invited PM to the inauguration of the Yadadri temple. KCR told the PM that the inauguration of the renovated Yadadri temple would be held in October or November. The PM responded positively and assured to attend the inaugural function.