Currently, eleven states - Jammu and Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Nagaland, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Sikkim, Tripura and Uttarakhand are the special category states. He said the Centre is awaiting a response from the state on this suggestion, PTI reported.
The only benefit that remained for a "special category state" was the benefit of assistance for externally aided projects (90 percent grant from Centre). We have also told them that AP needs hand-holding by the Centre for some years to ensure a level-playing field among other states in south India, by fulfilling all the promises made in the AP Reorganisation Act.
Jaitley added that after the 14th Finance Commission report, the term "special category status" doesn't exist any longer. Therefore some help had to be given to Andhra Pradesh. We are willing to satisfy every condition. "This decision has been taken only to benefit the people of Andhra Pradesh", he tweeted. This will be presented as a "special package".
Arun Jaitley clarified government's stand on granting special category status and said it is provided to states which do not have adequate resources. One of the promises was that Andhra Pradesh should be given special status.
Late on Wednesday night, Naidu held a teleconference with his MPs and said he was upset with Jaitley dismissing AP's demand for special category status as a "sentimental and political movement" that can not be accommodated constitutionally.
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