Mon, Sep 12, 2016, 09:43 AM
In Big Debate programme, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said that there was delay in announcing special package to Andhra Pradesh. He stated that the BJP-led NDA government has sanctioned Rs 2.25 lakh crore worth projects to AP. Venkaiah said that projects will get legal sanctity once they are approved by union cabinet. Besides, Rs 22,000 crore will be given to AP for adjusting revenue deficit, he added. The Minister said that the Centre will bear entire cost of Polavaram project.