Telangana cabinet meets ahead of Assembly’s winter session

Hyderabad: Ahead of the winter session of Telangana Legislative Assembly beginning December 16, the state cabinet held a meeting here today.

There was no official briefing after the meeting.

Sources said a cabinet sub-committee would go into the issue of private universities bill.

The state government may go for appeal on the decision of Brijesh Kumar Tribunal on sharing Krishna river water, they said. The Tribunal had said the water should be shared between Telangana and AP without involving upper riparian states.

The cabinet also discussed cashless transactions following demonetisation. The state government has already decided to promote cashless transactions in a big way.

It also decided to launch an ‘e-wallet’ to promote cashless economy.

The winter session of the assembly would begin on December 16 as per a notification issued yesterday.