CM YS Jagan meets Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

During his meeting with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy made a strong plea to expedite the release of the pending funds to the southern state.

CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's half-an-hour discussion also focused on the mega Polavaram Irrigation project, which is estimated to cost Rs 55,657 crore, and he requested an early approval of the revised cost estimate. Additionally, he urged for swift clearance of all pending financial funds to help the newly formed state overcome its financial stress.

Notably, CM Jagan had previously met with Union Home Minister Amit Shah to seek the implementation of pending provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act (APRA).

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