Andhra Pradesh nevertheless to launch its share of resources for initiatives getting aided by the Centre, states BJP chief

There are a number of tasks that have been both stopped midway or retained pending as a result, states GVL Narasimha Rao

There are a quantity of jobs that have been both stopped halfway or kept pending as a outcome, states GVL Narasimha Rao

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In advance of Key Minister Narendra Modi’s two-working day check out to the metropolis, BJP Rajya Sabha member GVL Narasimha Rao has questioned the Point out federal government to give its share of the assignments that are getting funded by the Union government.

The Primary Minister is scheduled to arrive in the town on November 11 (Friday) at about 7.30 pm On November 12 (Saturday), he will deal with a community conference at the Andhra College Engineering College grounds, from where by he will also just about lay the stone , or dedicate to the nation, nine projects.

Railway line

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

“As per the settlement, the Point out federal government is anticipated to fund 50% of the challenge. But so far, not a single rupee has been provided by the State governing administration. The TDP government experienced offered about ₹289 crore. And however the Union federal government has concluded the challenge,” Mr. Narasimha Rao claimed.

There had been a quantity of this sort of initiatives that had to be stopped midway or saved pending thanks to hold off in funding its share by the Condition federal government, he reported.

The Prime Minister will also lay the stone for modernization of the Visakhapatnam fishing harbour.

Modernization of fishing harbor

Crafted in 1976, the fishing harbor is getting modernized at a value of ₹152 crore. “The will profit lakhs of people and stakeholders who are engaged in fishing. The modern day fishing harbor will have services this kind of as cold storages, mechanised dealing with, air-conditioned assembly corridor, and new jetties. The existing amenities will also be repaired,” he mentioned.

This apart Mr. Modi will lay the stone for the 6-lane greenfield Visakhapatnam- Raipur Economic Corridor (₹3,778 crore), re-growth of the Visakhapatnam railway station (₹460 crore), a committed port road from Convent Junction to Sheelanagar less than the Sagarmala task ( ₹566 crore), a 321-km Srikakulam – Angul GAIL pipeline (₹2,658 crore), ONGC U-subject east offshore development (₹2,917 crore), and development of IOCL grassroot POL depot at Guntakal (₹385 crore).

The Primary Minister will also devote to the nation the Pathapatnam- Narasannapeta railway line created at a price of ₹211 crore.


Giving details on the Primary Minister’s roadshow, Mr. Narasimha Rao said the proposed new route was from Maruti Junction, around INS Dega, to Naval Dockyard. The before route was from Outdated ITI Junction to Kancharapalem Metu.

On whether Mr. Modi will meet up with the workforce of the Visakhapatnam Metal Plant (VSP) who have been agitating for the past 20 months towards the proposal to privatise the PSU, Mr. Narasimha Rao stated it was not there in the program. “But we have apprised him of the situation and he is mindful of it,” he added.

Rushikonda issue

On the opposition parties’ demand from customers to get Mr. Modi on an aerial tour of Rushikonda, he claimed the Prime Minister ought to not be dragged into petty politics.

“He is coming to the town for dedicating initiatives to the country. It is remaining organized by the Point out federal government, and it is not an election rally to indulge in politics,” mentioned MLC PVN Madhav.

Elimination of outlets

The BJP leaders, who involved State vice-president Vishnuvardhan Reddy and former MLA P. Vishnu Kumar Raju, were, having said that, vital of chopping of trees at Andhra College and elimination of retailers around the general public assembly location.

“For all the trees taken out, we will plant at minimum 1 lakh trees in the days to occur. The authorities anxious must not have removed the retailers without having supplying a observe. It is issue of livelihood,” reported Mr. Narasimha Rao.

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