Hyderabad: The State Advisory Committee, constituted by Govt. of India to give recommendations on allocation of State cadre employees between Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States, met here on Friday and took some major decisions.
The 24th SAC meeting was chaired by Ajay Mittal, Secretary to Govt. of India, Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel and attended by Chief Secretaries of AP and TS Dinesh Kumar and S.P. Singh respectively and other senior officials.
During the meeting, it was decided to proceed further with allocation of Deputy Collectors since their seniority is finalised. It was also decided to expedite finalisation of seniority of Deputy Superintendents of Police and Excise Superintendents.
The SAC decided to constitute a Sub-Committee of the State Advisory Committee headed by Kimbuong Kipgen, Joint Secretary, DoPT, Govt. of India; K. Ramakrishna Rao, Principal Secretary to Govt. (SR), GAD, Govt. of Telangana as Member and L. Premachandra Reddy, IAS (Retd.)., E.O. Prl. Secretary to Govt.
(SR), GAD, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh as Member-Convenor. The Sub-Committee was authorised to take all the required decisions to expeditiously allocate Deputy Collectors, Deputy Superintendents of Police and Excise Superintendents between the two States.
It was also decided that after final allocation is done by Govt. of India, if there are any requests of employees to accommodate them in the State other than which they were allotted such cases may be disposed of by both the State Governments after mutual consultation and agreement.
Chief Secretaries discusses pending State Reorganisation issues:
The meeting between the Chief Secretaries of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to discuss and decide on pending issues was also held today. The Chief Secretaries were assisted by K. Ramakrishna Rao, Principal Secretary to Govt. (SR), GAD, Govt. of Telangana as Member and L. Premachandra Reddy, E.O. Prl. Secretary to Govt. (SR), GAD, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh.
In this meeting, it was decided to extend the time limit for application and disposal of Inter-State / mutual transfers applications of employees till June, 2018. It was also decided to expedite division of Schedule-X institutions, which do not have land and buildings.
It was decided to expedite the division of properties of A.P. Bhavan at New Delhi; To expedite approval of recommendations of the Expert Committee headed by Dr. (Mrs.) Sheela Bhide, on division of assets, liabilities & employees of institutions listed under Schedule-IX of A.P. Reorganisation Act, 2014 and to expedite the division of labour cess between the States of Andhra Pradesh & Telangana;
During the meeting, it was decided to expedite the settlement of power dues between the two States. It was decided to divide the employees of Lokayukta on the same lines as A.P. Administrative Tribunal;
It was also decided to expedite exchange of equal number State Cadre employees (Gazetted, Non-Gazetted & Last Grade employees), who are local to AP, opted to AP but allotted to TS and vice-versa between the two States. (INN)