After NABARD released first phase funds for Polavaram project, Venkaiah described Modi as the leader who could offer everything and Babu as someone who can do everything. He went on the say that combination of Modi-Naidu is a boon to Andhrites. ‘Just alike Nagarjuna Sagar project reminds us of Nehru, People remember Modi & Babu with the very mention of Polavaram project,’ he declared.
Venkaiah Naidu recalls foundation stone was laid to Polavaram Project when he was an MLA in 1981. ‘I always questioned how long it will take to complete. But, Babu gave me the hope that it will be completed in a record time of three years. Rayalseema districts and Visakha will receive irrigation and drinking water if Polavaram gets completed,’ he told.
Claiming that NDA Government is committed to complete Polavaram, Venkaiah reminded approving merger of 7 mandals of Telangana in AP during the first cabinet meeting.