Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made it clear AP Government should be held responsible if Polavaram Project gets delayed. 'We have agreed to the demand of AP Government seeking the power to take care of the entire construction process. Centre will provide 100 percent reimbursement of the Polavaram project cost. If it gets delayed, AP should take the responsibility,' he said, during the meeting with AP BJP Leaders.
BJP AP In-charge Sidharth Nath Singh, AP unit president Kambhampati Haribabu, MP Gokaraju Gangaraju, Party National Spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao, MLA Akula Satyanarayana, Kavuri Sambasiva Rao and Party Coordinated Raghuram felicitated Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, M Venkaiah Naidu and Nirmala Sitharaman for sanction Special Assistance Measure (SAM) to AP. They thanked him for making an announcement on assistance to be extended to the state in crisis.
Arun Jaitley asked BJP Leaders to explain to the public about the benefits of the package announced by Centre. He claimed AP would receive Rs 2 lakh crore financial benefit from Central Government.