Meanwhile, the audit on the expenditure incurred before March 31, 2014 is underway.
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Naidu, during his visit to the Polavaram project site on Monday, said that water can be given through gravity from Polavaram only by 2020.
He pointed out the reply of the Union Minister of Water Resources in the Rajya Sabha on April 10, 2017 to his question as to who will bear the cost of escalations of the project beyond April 1, 2014.
The Opposition YSRC on Monday said Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu violated the Model Code of Conduct by visiting the Polavaram project site.
Naidu visited the Polavaram site for the first time after the April 11 elections and inspected the ongoing work.
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Officials said that the Union Cabinet can’t be in session till May 27 due to poll code.
Minister for Water Resources Devineni Umamaheswara Rao has dared YSRC party national general secretary V Vijayasai Reddy to disclose the files on Polavaram project with the latter.
While the state had sought Rs 10,000 crore to meet the project deadline, the interim funding will come in handy for the cash-strapped state.
He also came down heavily on YSRC chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and rubbished the claims of the Opposition leaders that the YSRC would come to power.
Tension prevailed at Polavaram project site on Monday following the death of a 22-year-old worker identified as Bimlesh Kumar Ram of Jharkhand.
The Telangana government requested the Supreme Court to look into issuing orders to parties concerned for a new environmental impact assessment of the Polavaram Project located in AP.
He lashed out at the saffron party for ignoring the Telangana State’s development and then quickly copying its welfare schemes at the central-level.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to expedite the Polavaram project work.