Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu once again retried that ‘Special Package’ is the best alternative for Andhra Pradesh
Speaking to party workers He said, Industrial development will take place without Special Category Status . AP would almost have equal benefits which it would have got with SCS.
He said, AP would get Rs.2.25 crore in the coming years under Special Package besides Rs.22k crore revenue deficit. Apart, 100% funding to Polavaram . He explained that SCS accorded states like Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir are still underdeveloped.
He said, It took 40 years for development of Hyderabad . The city developed without SCS.