AP CM Jaganmohan Reddy Meets PM Modi in Delhi, Discusses Key Issues
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy is currently on a visit to Delhi, where he held a meeting with Prime Minister Modi on Friday. The discussion reportedly revolved around various crucial matters, including special status for AP, the implementation of the division promise, and political dynamics with the Prime Minister. This meeting signifies a significant opportunity for Jagan to engage with the central government on issues crucial to the state's development and political landscape.
Furthermore, discussions regarding the privatization of the steel plant, expedited release of Polavaram project funds, and pending issues related to power distribution between Telangana and Andhra Pradesh from June 2014 to June 2017 were likely on the agenda. Jaganmohan Reddy is said to have urged PM Modi to expedite the release of funds and ensure fair allocation of resources to facilitate the state's progress.
Additionally, seeking parity in the National Food Security Act coverage, Jagan expressed the need for more extensive coverage similar to Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Gujarat. He also pressed for increased medical college allocations under the central quota in new districts. The Chief Minister is reported to have emphasized the necessity of providing orders to the central mining department for supplying raw materials to plants sanctioned under APMEPZ, and clearing pending subsidy issues with the central government.