Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Tuesday and reiterated the demand about granting of particular class standing to the State and likewise urged Shah to launch the promised income deficit quantity ₹18, 969.26 crore.
They additionally mentioned approval of Polavaram venture estimates and guarantees made throughout state bifurcation and funds to backward districts of the State, in response to a press launch.
The diversion of surplus Godavari waters to the Krishna was additionally mentioned. The CM impressed upon the Union Home Minister that the loss suffered by the State as a result of bifurcation can solely be adequately compensated by granting the particular class standing – which might lead to speedy industrialisation and development of companies sector.
He additionally sought funds to totally different initiatives like development of a port at Ramayapatnam in Prakasam district, Visakhapatnam-Chennai industrial hall, petro-chemical complicated at Kakinada, and likewise institution of a metal plant in Kadapa. Of the ₹2,100 crores allotted for seven backward districts within the State, to date solely ₹1050 crore has been given by the Union Government and the remaining quantity ought to be launched forthwith.
The Chief Minister additionally appealed to grant ₹55,548.87 crore in accordance with the revised estimates of the mega Polavaram venture on the Godavari, a nationwide venture. Of the quantity, land acquisition and R&R would require ₹33,000 crore.
He additionally urged the Centre to reimburse ₹5,073 crore already spent by the State . He additionally apprised the Home Minister of the reverse tendering course of in Polavaram and different initiatives initiated by his authorities, provides the discharge.