AP Chief Minister offers sharing of fee reimbursement
July 31, 2014 - Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday offer to pay 58 per cent of fee reimbursement to the Telangana Government over the fee reimbursement in a bid to resolve the impasse over EAMCET counselling. Chandrababu Naidu wanted the Telangana government to pay the balance amount.
At a press conference in Hyderabad, he said that he has voluntarily coming with the offer in the best interests of the students. He wanted both the governments to come across the table and try to resolve the dispute even as he criticised the TRS government for fixing 1956 as the cut-off date.
Chandrababu Naidu contended that since liabilities between Andhra Pradesh and Telangna have been divided in the ratio of 58:42, it would be appropriate if T Government considered financing the studies of AP Students in Telangana as yet another liability and p[ay 42 per cent of the financial commitment for them.
The Chief Minister reiterated that there was Presidential Order and Six point formula to decide the domicile issue. Besides, the AP Reorganization Act, 2014 stipulated that there should be common admissions to professional courses for 10 years. He said that solution could be found to any intractable problem if representatives of both the governments sit together.