Telangana state Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao expressed his opposition against the initiated modifications to the All India Services (AIS) rules, 1954 that allow the centre to select AIS officers without the authorization of the state government.
Telangana CM KCR protests rules on All India Services
He communicated with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi through his letter, written, “The initiated modifications resist against the federal structure of our constitution, both in letter and spirit.” The modifications will earnestly ravage the All-India Service character. As a consequence, Telangana directorate protest the modifications indomitably.
KCR said that considering the incitement of functions dispensed by AIS officers in the states, the present rule position furnishes for unison of states in matter of legation. The proposed amendment seeks to disturb the above position unilaterally, with the central government predicting the power to take officers on deputation without concurrence of the officers or concerned state government.
In the letter, KCR mentioned that the initiated modifications would also render state governments as helpless entities in matters of AIS officers. He said that he disagreed to the coloured exercise of powers placed with the centre to alter cadre rules to the drawback of the interest of the state and diminishing the federal polity of the country.