Hyderabad: The eight-member committee, which was lately formed by the ministry of defence (MoD), on Friday created a subcommittee on Friday comprising locals to hammer out the phrases and circumstances relating to the SCB merger with the GHMC.
The transfer follows the Telangana authorities’s acceptance of the MoD’s proposal to merge the civilian areas of the cantonment with the GHMC.
The ultimate report from the eight-member panel should be despatched to the MoD by February 4; thereafter, the state authorities and the ministry will work out the modalities of the merger.
The committee mentioned the modalities, together with land and immovable belongings in addition to the place the board staff can be posted from if the merger went via. Other subjects included the problem of pensions, pending cantonment funds from each the Telangana and the central governments, supply of civic companies, which primarily embody sanitation and street security.
During the hour-long assembly, in-depth discussions have been held on moveable properties, street administration, significantly for the roads which were closed.
According to sources, the SCB was keen to surrender sure areas for the merger whereas the state authorities has been in search of all the land. For causes of safety, the cantonment supposed to preserve management over just a few areas.
According to sources, the MoD gave consent for exclusion of civilian areas from the cantonment and that it wished the state authorities to rethink its demand of in search of all cantonment land. The SCB solely caters to the wants of the MoD and isn’t concerned in any choices involving the land, sources stated.
The appointment of the committee members, which doesn’t embody public representatives akin to TPCC president A. Revanth Reddy and Union minister G. Kishan Reddy in addition to different members from the central authorities, has angered the native communities.
“The merger is a critical matter. This should contain the native public representatives as a result of they’re accustomed to the state of affairs on the bottom. Most of the land underneath the navy belongs to the State authorities ever for the reason that Nizam period and should be resumed by them. The guidelines clearly state that the state authorities can take again the land from the navy if not in use. The dairy farm street which clearly mentions dairy has not been arrange and should be taken again by the federal government. The Parade Grounds, Gymkhana Grounds should be reworked into large sports activities fields,” stated economist and coverage knowledgeable Mohan Guruswamy.