AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu held a cabinet meeting at the state secretariat in Amaravati on Tuesday.
As per the report, they discussed various issues including the relief measures in cyclone Fani affected areas, scarcity of drinking water, the effect of climatic changes, the status of employment including NREGS in the state.
On Monday, the Election Commission of India (ECI) gave permission for the meeting as the Model Code of Conduct is in place.
The ECI also clarified that it has no objection for the proposed meeting, subject to the condition that any new decisions or revision of rates or any outstanding payment will require ECI’s permission before implementation.
The ECI also restricted to make any media announcement of enhancement of rates.
Elections to 175-member Assembly and 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state were held on April 11.
Voting for the 543 Lok Sabha seats is being held in seven phases: April 11, April 18, April 23, April 29, May 6, May 12 and May 19.
Result of the seven-phase general elections will be declared on May 23.
With inputs from ANI