Amid standoff over funds, Nitin Gadkari to visit Polavaram project site on July 11


Amid standoff over funds, Nitin Gadkari to visit Polavaram project site on July 11

In the backdrop of Andhra Pradesh government accusing the Centre of not releasing funds on time for Polavaram project, Union Minister of Road Transport and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari will visit the dam site on July 11. Andhra Pradesh’s Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswara Rao said that Gadkari will inspect the progress of work at the site.

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, meanwhile conducted a review meeting on the progress of Polavaram project in Amaravati. Giving details of the 66th virtual review meeting of Polavaram project, Rao said the crest gates erection would be commenced by September.

Adding that the state government is making efforts to complete the Polavaram project as per schedule, the minister said that 56 per cent of project works were completed so far. Read More

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