Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu wrote a letter to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to release funds for Externally Aided Projects (EAP) as part of the special package announced to Andhra Pradesh. In the letter, Chandrababu expressed displeasure over the delay in clearance of EAPs. He requested the Finance Minister to sanction Rs 16,725 crore funds through NABARD for six EAPs. The six EAP proposals are pending with the Finance Ministry. The Chief Minister will be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi after Sankranti festival.