Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu held a meeting with Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari in Delhi on Wednesday night. Nitin Gadkari directed the main contractor to show progress in concrete works within a month. He made it clear that concrete works will be allocated to the new contractor if the existing contractor fails to show progress. Chandrababu has discussed funding to Polavaram Project, payment of bills to contractors, R&R package and land acquisition. Nitin Gadkari said there is a provision in the AP Reorganisation Act that the Central government has to bear the escalation costs.