Mon, Dec 26, 2016, 04:10 PM
Andhra Pradesh chief minister Chandrababu Naidu has expressed happiness about the dream project Polavaram which is going to be a reality after many years since independence. Addressing before the media in Delhi, the chief minister thanked PM Modi, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Water Resource Minister Uma Bharathi and Minister Venkaiah Naidu for clearing the hurdles towards Polavaram project after the state bifurcation. The chief minister said that NDA government is going in a big way linking up the rivers. Describing the Polavaram as a multi-purpose project, Chandrababu Naidu said that the project is going to irrigate 15.2 lakh acres of land, will provide drinking water to 540 villages, to give water for Industries in Visakhapatnam,going to generate 950 megawatt of power. The chief minister predicted that Polavaram project will be completed by 2018 ending or early 2019. Chandrababu Naidu has declared that every Monday it will be a Polavaram Day till the project is completed. The chief minister, who received the first cheque from NABARD towards Polavaram project in the presence of key union ministers in Delhi, said he is the happiest person today.