Naidu was against the revision at this stage as it might put additional burden on the people. Revenue Minister Krishnamurthy, who already cleared the file, wants a revision in market value as it would increase revenues for the cash-strapped state.
According to sources, Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnu will present the first budget of Andhra Pradesh on August 18. Unlike 40-day long budget sessions of united Andhra Pradesh, the duration of forthcoming budget session may be short.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has finalized two models of news cars to be inducted into the police force. He took the decision during a review meeting with the senior police officials at the State Secretariat here on Thursday.
After APSCHE issued the notification, Telangana education minister G Jagadeeswar Reddy appealed to Telangana students not bother about the notification and that the government would take care of all their interests.
The government is unlikely to get the total proceeds of the auction as it had to provide 30 per cent of the revenue on developing of forest and another 1.7 per cent as service charge to Metal Scrap Trading Corporation (MSCT) which is auctioning the logs.
A nation-wide controversy has been stoked over a BJP leader of Telangana questioning the State government's decision to name tennis star Sania Mirza as the brand ambassador for the newly-carved out State.