AP government spent Rs.19,000 cr for Polavaram : Naidu

naidu-polavaramAndhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu reviewed the progress of the construction with the engineers and officials.

He visited Polavaram Project site today & held a review meeting to track the progress of works.

He said, Polavaram irrigation project is the biggest project in the world with a capacity 50 lakh cusecs of water released, the concrete works would begin on December 10, the project would have 21 crest gates with 21 meters height and a 21-meter spillway.

He said The government had spent Rs.19,000 crore during the past two-and-half-years for the construction of the project. 40,000 crore of land to be acquired for the project.