Jagan's parting gift to Modi is a letter seeking release of pending funds

He urged the Prime Minister to grant the state “Special Status” which would help AP recover from the bifurcation

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  4 July 2022 2:15 PM GMT
Jagans parting gift to Modi is a letter seeking release of pending funds

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy while seeing off Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Gannavaram airport on 4 July gave him a letter appealing for the release of pending arrears. In the letter, the Chief Minister requested the Centre to release the resource gap grant of Rs. 34,125.5 crores and clear dues of Rs. 6,627.28 crores that was cleared by Telangana Discoms.

Jagan also asked the Prime Minister to consider the revised estimates of the Polavaram Project and approve Rs. 55,548.87 crores. Further, he reminded Mr. Modi that the ration allotted to the state under the National Food Security Act is insufficient and requested him to take appropriate measures to amend it.

The CM appealed for adequate financial support for the newly-established medical colleges in the state and also requested clearances for Bhogapuram airport. Jagan also asked the Centre to allocate iron ore mines to APMDC. He urged the Prime Minister to grant the state "Special Status" which would help AP recover from the bifurcation.

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