AP CM Meets Singh Shekhawat seeks approval for Polavaram revised estimates

Vastavam web: AP CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Jalasakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and urged to provide adequate assistance to complete the Polavaram project expeditiously. CM Jagan, who met the Minister on Wednesday sought the approval of the revised estimates of the Polavaram project. He briefed that the revised cost of the Polavaram project will be Rs 55,656 crore and requested to release of Reimbursement of land acquisition and rehabilitation cost. The chief minister also asserted the minister over the number of families to be relocated, who has been increased significantly in 2017–18 compared to 2005–06. During the meeting, CM Jagan reminded that another Rs 1779 crore amount is yet to be reimbursed which was spent by the state government for the construction of Polavaram.