Andhra Pradesh but to launch its share of funds for tasks being aided by the Centre, says BJP chief


There are a variety of tasks which have been both stopped halfway or stored pending because of this, says GVL; laying of stone for SCoR zone headquarters not within the itinerary: Madhav

There are a variety of tasks which have been both stopped halfway or stored pending because of this, says GVL; laying of stone for SCoR zone headquarters not within the itinerary: Madhav

Forward of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day go to to town, BJP Rajya Sabha member G.V.L. Narasimha Rao has requested the State authorities to offer its share of the tasks which might be being funded by the Union authorities.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to reach within the metropolis on November 11 (Friday) at round 7.30 p.m. On November 12 (Saturday), he’ll tackle a public assembly on the Andhra College Engineering School grounds, from the place he may even just about lay the stone, or dedicate to the nation, 9 tasks.

Railway line

Addressing the media right here on Wednesday, Mr. Narasimha Rao stated among the many 9 tasks was the inaugural of the Vijayawada – Narsapuram – Gudivada-Nidadavole railway line. The 200-km line has been doubled and electrified at a price of ₹4,106 crore.

“As per the settlement, the State authorities is anticipated to fund 50% of the mission. However to date, not a single rupee has been given by the State authorities. The TDP authorities had given about ₹289 crore. And but the Union authorities has accomplished the mission,” Mr. Narasimha Rao stated.

There have been quite a few such tasks that needed to be stopped halfway or stored pending on account of delay in funding its share by the State authorities, he stated.

The Prime Minister may even lay the stone for modernisation of the Visakhapatnam fishing harbour.

Modernisation of fishing harbour

Inbuilt 1976, the fishing harbour is being modernised at a price of ₹152 crore. “The desire profit lakhs of households and stakeholders who’re engaged in fishing. The trendy fishing harbour may have amenities comparable to chilly storages, mechanised dealing with, air-conditioned assembly corridor, and new jetties. The prevailing amenities may even be repaired,” he stated.

This aside Mr. Modi will lay the stone for the six-lane greenfield Visakhapatnam- Raipur Financial Hall (₹3,778 crore), re-development of the Visakhapatnam railway station (₹460 crore), a devoted port highway from Convent Junction to Sheelanagar beneath the Sagarmala mission (₹566 crore), a 321-km Srikakulam – Angul GAIL pipeline (₹2,658 crore), ONGC U-field east offshore growth (₹2,917 crore), and building of IOCL grassroot POL depot at Guntakal (₹385 crore).

The Prime Minister may even dedicate to the nation the Pathapatnam- Narasannapeta railway line constructed at a price of ₹211 crore.


Giving particulars on the Prime Minister’s roadshow, Mr. Narasimha Rao stated the proposed new route was from Maruti Junction, close to INS Dega, to Naval Dockyard. The sooner route was from Previous ITI Junction to Kancharapalem Metu.

On whether or not Mr. Modi will meet the workers of the Visakhapatnam Metal Plant (VSP) who’ve been agitating for the final 20 months in opposition to the proposal to privatise the PSU, Mr. Narasimha Rao stated it was not there within the schedule. “However we now have apprised him of the state of affairs and he’s conscious of it,” he added.

Rushikonda challenge

On the opposition events’ demand to take Mr. Modi on an aerial tour of Rushikonda, he stated the Prime Minister shouldn’t be dragged into petty politics.

“He’s coming to town for dedicating tasks to the nation. It’s being organised by the State authorities, and it’s not an election rally to bask in politics,” stated MLC P.V.N. Madhav.

Referring to a query on laying of stone for the South Coast Railway (SCoR) zone headquarters, Mr. Madhav stated it might not function throughout this journey because the get together senior leaders have been viewing it as a standalone programme. “The formation of the zone is confirmed, and has been agreed up and there’s no backing from it,” he added.

Elimination of outlets

The BJP leaders, who included State vice-president Vishnuvardhan Reddy and former MLA P. Vishnu Kumar Raju, have been, nevertheless, vital of chopping of timber at Andhra College and elimination of outlets close to the general public assembly venue.

“For all of the timber eliminated, we are going to plant no less than 1 lakh timber within the days to return. The authorities involved shouldn’t have eliminated the outlets with out giving a discover. It’s query of livelihood,” stated Mr. Narasimha Rao.



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