New Delhi, Aug 27: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao met Roads and highways minister Nitin Gadkari at New Delhi here on Monday and urged him to sanction the works on Sita Rama lift irrigation project.
He also urged the minister to release the funds for Regional Ring Road in Hyderabad and for Kaleswaram project works.
The Chief Minister who has been at New Delhi for three days will be returning to Hyderabad this evening.
During his three-day tour, KCR et Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday while he met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday.
He has submitted three letters on separate issues seeking the release of funds and raising Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) limits.
Thanking Rajnath Singh for taking steps for approval of the newly formed Zonal system in Telangana, the CM also discussed other issues related to the state.
"The CM also met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and submitted three letters. CM requested for the release of Rs. 450 crore towards the fourth installment of Special Assistance for the development of backward districts in Telangana state under the AP Reorganization Act, 2014 under the Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF).
He also requested raising the annual borrowing limit for the state by an additional 0.50% of GSDP as recommended by the 14th Finance Commission and to release interest subvention from Government of India towards the SHG Bank linkage programme," a statement from the Chief Minister's Office said.
Hon'ble Chief Minister Sri K. Chandrashekar Rao met Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping Sri @Nitin_Gadkari at Union Minister’s Residence, New Delhi today. pic.twitter.com/vyjGEd1G0k— Telangana CMO (@TelanganaCMO) August 27, 2018