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YS Jagan meets Union Jalasakti minister, seeks approval for revised estimates of Polavaram project

YS Jagan meets Union Jalasakti minister, seeks approval for revised estimates of Polavaram project
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YS Jagan meets Union Jalasakti minister, seeks approval for revised estimates of Polavaram project

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Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met Union Jalasakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and urged to provide adequate assistance to complete the Polavaram project expeditiously.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister 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 and the number of flooded houses that increased from 44,574 families to 1,06,006.

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. YS Jagan would tell that any delay in the construction of the project will further increase the cost and urge that the project be completed as early as possible.

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