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CM K. Chandrashekar Rao urges Amit Shah to release flood funds

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao went on an outing to the corridors of intensity in New Delhi by approaching Union home minister Amit Shah and Union Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Friday. He is likewise expected to approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.

Rao is believed to have asked Shah to release Disaster Management Funds for flood influenced Hyderabad during a 40-minute communication with the home minister separated from talking about different issues relating to the state.

He reminded Shah that the state government had looked for a prompt relief of ‘1,350 crore for the loss incurred by the state because of heavy rains and had presented a report with respect to the equivalent.

Rao left for New Delhi by a special flight from Begumpet airport on Friday afternoon on a three-day visit to the national capital.

Prior, Rao met Shekhawat for an hour and mentioned him to permit increment in the lifting limit of Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Scheme from 2 TMC to 3 TMC every day from Godavari River. He additionally examined about the water system extends in Telangana state.

It very well might be reviewed here that the Center had as of late put conditions through the Krishna River Water Management Board that all ventures in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana state should proceed simply subsequent to presenting the definite task reports and furthermore after freedom from the Apex Council headed by Jal Shakti serve.

Sources called attention to that Rao, subsequent to clarifying the advancement of the Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project, requested an early leeway to expand the lifting limit. Sources uncovered that Rao additionally protested the Rayalaseema Lift Irrigation venture of the AP government to redirect water from Srisailam Reservoir to Rayalaseema.

Rao is likewise expected to meet Union clergymen Nirmala Sitharaman, Nitin Gadkari and Hardeep Puri on Saturday to talk about long-forthcoming issues relating to the state with them.

He is required to profit to Hyderabad for Sunday. Despite the fact that the TRS asserted that the Chief Minister Rao’s visit to Delhi was to talk about issues with the Union priests and Prime Minister, the Opposition parties including Congress and the BJP claimed that Rao had a shrouded plan in gathering the home pastor and Prime Minister.

On his first day, Rao is said to have restricted his visits to Union pastors and subsequent to meeting the Prime Minister he will probably meet the rancher chiefs who are upsetting against the Center’s Farm Laws in Delhi.

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