Taking forward the decision on creation of Telangana, the Home Ministry hopes to present in the next 20 days a cabinet note for initiating the process of carving out a new state.
"We are preparing a note to pass a resolution in the Cabinet. After we finalise the note, it will be sent to the Law Ministry for legal vetting. I hope the note will be presented before the Cabinet within 20 days," Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde told reporters in New Delhi on Monday.
The Cabinet, after giving its approval for creation of Telangana, is expected to set up a Group of Ministers to go threadbare into issues arising out of the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.
This is likely to be followed by a resolution being sent to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly over the formation of the new state.
After formation, Telangana will be 29th state of India.
The Monsoon session of Parliament is witnessing strong protests by both Congress and TDP MPs from the Seemandhra region seeking "justice" and opposing any division of Andhra Pradesh.