Andhra Pradesh given Rs 6,403 crore

digital-apTDP leaders staged protest at Gandhi Statue in Parliament premises, over Andhra Pradesh special status issue.

On other hand BJP minister Rao Inderjit Singh said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha that, Central government has provided an Rs 6,403 crore to the Andhra Pradesh government as financial assistance, since the enactment of AP Reorganisation Act 2014, up to March 2016.

The minister said, The 14th Finance Commission also recognised that the Andhra Pradesh state is revenue deficit state. AP is set to receive Post Devolution Revenue Deficit Grant of Rs 22,122 crore as per the assessment made by the 14th Finance for a period 5 years till 2020.