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Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act

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  • November 24, 2021
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Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act

Part of: Prelims and GS II – Polity 

Context The Andhra Pradesh government passed a Bill to repeal (cancel) the Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act, and the Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) Repeal Act of 2020.

Key takeaways 

  • More comprehensive legislation will be brought in now.
  • No timeframe has been laid out for the exercise.
  • The repeal was intended to undertake further study and consultations to impart more clarity to the policy of decentralisation.

Three- capitals

  • Andhra Pradesh had notified the AP Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Act, 2020, and the AP Capital Region Development Authority (Repeal) Act, 2020 in July.
  • This law paves the way for three capitals for the state.
    • Amaravati– legislative capital.
    • Visakhapatnam– executive capital.
    • Kurnool– judicial capital.

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