Reddy also informed in the meeting that about Rs 1,779 crore is still pending towards reimbursement of Polavaram works along with the December 2018 bills.
Talking to reporters, he said that funds were being released without delay towards this, with Rs.2300 crore being released on Monday.
e Re-organisation Act had clearly mentioned that the Centre would construct the Polavaram project and there fore it has to provide funds for irrigation land acquisition and rehabilitation, said Minister Anil Kumar Yadav
"The state government will appeal to the centre to take up the Rehabilitation and Resettlement (R&R) package too," said Minister Anil Kumar
Discussion was, reportedly, also held on other projects pertaining to Krishna river between the two leaders today.
According to the applicant Ponguleti Sudhakara Reddy, the project may result in displacement of hundreds of families without there being any plan for rehabilitation
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Rambabu also defended his government's decision to quash Agriculture Debt Redemption Scheme, 2014, which was brought in by the previous government.
The new Government has asked the company to quit the Polavaram project, due to massive corruption during the previous TDP regime, and decided to call for fresh tenders