VIJAYAWADA: Reiterating his commitment to the development of his Parliamentary constituency, Vijayawada MP Kesineni Srinivas (Nani) thanked Union urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu for speedy release of funds.
In a press release, the MP said the government had sanctioned necessary approvals for the construction of Kanakadurga Varadhi Flyover, which is estimated to cost Rs 300 crore. chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu will shortly lay the foundation stone for the same.
He said their efforts saw Urban Development Ministry release Rs 461 crore for construction of storm water drains, underground drainage system and drinking water facilities in the Vijayawada Municipal Corporation. Another Rs 121 crore has been released for housing, Rs 26 crore for toilets.
The MP said works pertaining to construction of new airport terminal at a cost of Rs 103 crore, extension of runway, parking bays have been taken up and flight service between Vijayawada and Delhi has commenced.
He said plans are ready for construction of national highways in Vijayawada Lok Sabha constituency. Tenders have been called for road construction between Mylavaram-Tiruvuru and land acquisition for the road between Kondapalle-Mylavaram on Vijayawada-Jagdalpur national highway is almost over.