KVP Ramachandra Rao seeks a White Paper on Polavaram Project

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Congress MP K.V.P.Ramachandra Rao accusing the Chief Minister Naidu for misleading the State has sought a White Paper on the issue.

Addressing a press conference here, he said he had written an open letter to Chandrababu Naidu asking several important questions regarding the changed funding pattern since NDA government came to power in May 2014. ‘ You have proudly announced that the Centre had decided to grant Rs.23,814 crore through NABARD for the expenditure between 2015-16 and 2019-20. Don’t you know that these funds were not even half of the project cost of Rs.54,000 crore as estimated by your own government?, he asked the Chief Minister.

Ramachandra Rao wanted the State government to explain how it would arrange the remaining Rs.30,000 crore to complete it.

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