Wed, Nov 12, 2014, 01:16 PM
Union minister for commerce and industries Nirmala Sitaraman will preside over a meeting of the AP's Special Package Committee on Wednesday. During the bifurcation of united AP, Centre made some promises to residuary Andhra Pradesh on giving it special status. Even the BJP government was also committed to these promises. As per Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, the AP government has asked for a special package with regard to backward Uttarandhra and drought hit Rayalseema. The committee may release a statement on the issue after the meeting is over.