Polavaram gets Rs 1981 Cr

At last, funds for Polavaram

At last, funds for Polavaram

At last Polavaram project gets substantial funding from the Centre, as promised in the AP Bifurcation Act. Termed as Long Term Irrigation Fund (LTIF) under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee (PMKSY), a Cheque worth of Rs.1981 Cr was received at a formal function at India Habitat Center in Delhi.  

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Irrigation Minister D Uma Maheswasra Rao,  Union MinistersArun Jaitley,  Venkaiah Naidu,  Uma Bharati, Y S Choudhary, Vijay Goel,  Dr Sanjeev K. Balyan were present on the occasion. Speaking to the media on the occasion, Naidu said that it was a memorable day for him, as Polavaram was his first priority. With funds on hand, the project would be completed on time by the year 2018, he said.