Kapu Commission to be headed by retired High Court judge

The Andhra Pradesh State Government has decided to establish a commission exclusively for the ‘Kapu’ community.

Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, speaking to media, said that the commission will be headed by a retried High Court Judge. The names of the members of the Commission will be announced within two to three days. The Kapu commission will study and submit a report to the Government. However, the finance minister assured that by establishing the Commission, the BCs will not be put to any sufferings and equal reservations would be given to both Kapu and BCs.

The Commission will look into the possibilities of including into Backward classes. The Commission will formulate modalities and submit its report within nine months, after which, the Government will take a decision based on the report. The decision to establish a commission was taken at the State Cabinet Committee under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu.

The following key decisions wree also taken at the Cabinet meeting:

  • to establish the Kapu Corporation at a cost Rs 100 crore.
  • to establish maritime Board on the lines of Gujarat and Maharashtra. The Board will be headed by a Chairman with five to ten directors.
  • to establish seven lakh farm ponds at a cost of Rs.2,000 crore.
  • to allot 13.5 acre land to AP Transco for establishing 4/200 KV substation at Podili mandal in Prakasam district at a price of Rs.4.26 lakh per acre.
  • to allot Rs 55 lakh to lay approach road to Ravindra Bharati SKS School at Kanupuram in Venkatachalam mandal in Sri Potti Sriramulu Nellore district.

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