AP Government makes provisional allocation of buildings in Hyderabad

Written by | May 31, 2014 | 0
Hyderabad: With just two days left behind for the separate Telangana and (new) Andhra Pradesh states to come into existence, on Friday, the AP government made provisional allocation of several buildings which would house the Legislative Assembly, Legislative Council, and Secretariat to the two successor states.

The A, B, C and D Blocks on the existing Secretariat premises have been allocated for Telangana and J, K, L, H (South) and H (North) blocks for Andhra Pradesh. The AP government also allocated provisionally the office space to the departments of Secretariat of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.

According to a Government Order (GO) issued by the Chief Secretary PK Mohanty, the new Assembly building would go to Telangana, whereas old Assembly building to (new) Andhra Pradesh. The existing Legislative Council building has been given for Andhra Pradesh and the abutting Jubilee Hall to Telangana.

Similarly, the camp office-cum-residence for the AP Chief Minister will be the Lake View Guest House whereas the existing camp office at Greenlands is for Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.

However, Mr Rao has said that he was not interested in operating from Greenlands CM camp office and has chosen IAS and IPS quarters in Kundan Bagh for the same. Mr Naidu is making it obvious that he would prefer to operate from his residence and that Lake View would be a temporary set-up.

Provisional allocation of buildings in the GHMC area has also been made for residence of ministers, MLAs and MLCs of the two states. Quarters 1 to 15 situated at Road No.12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, for Telangana and Quarters 16 to 30 for Andhra Pradesh.

Similarly, 11 to 19 Blocks (general) and 20 to 23 (deluxe) at Adarshnagar and the multistoried Block MS1 at Hyderguda have been allotted to accommodate AP MLAs.

June 2 is the appointed day when Telangana and residuary Andhra Pradesh will come into existence as two separate states. On and from the appointed day, Hyderabad (the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation area) would be the common capital for both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh for a period of 10 years.

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