CM sought co-operation of Central govt for early completion of Polavaram project

 

  • CM completes Polavaram project spillway gallery walk today
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  • CM sought co-operation of Central govt for early completion of Polavaram project

Polavaram: Reaffirming his commitment to complete the Polavaram project as per schedule, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu made it clear that the water will be released through gravity from Polavaram project by 2019. Stating that if the central govt extends cooperation, he should have completed the project much early. He sought the cooperation of central govt to complete the project as per schedule as it is a national project.

The Chief Minister launched project spillway gallery walk at a length of one km today along with Ministers, MLAs and MLCs indicating the completion of the project as per schedule.

Later addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister said that he visited the project site personally for 27 th time  today and conducted virtual review of the project works 76 times to speed up the works. Describing  the gallery walk as a critical milestone in project works the Chief Minister said that the construction of diahphragm wall was also completed in a record time. He said 58.15 per cent of works completed so far.  He said the state govt spent Rs 14,600 cr on the project so far.

The Chief Minister said that the Polavaram project spill way set a record as highest spillway in the world and the project would set major number of world records regarding in completion of thePproject in a short time. He condemned the mudslinging activities of opposition parties instead of extending cooperation for early completion of the project.

The Chief Minister stressed the need for participation of every one including children and added that everyone should know the importance of the project, which is a lifeline of Andhra Pradesh.

Earlier, Assembly Speaker Kodela Sivaprasada Rao praised the efforts of Chief Minister in the progress of project works. Minister for water resources Devineni Umamaheswara Rao, Minister for Panchayat Raj Nara Lokesh and others addressed the gathering.

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