Naidu launches spillway works of Polavaram

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Friday launched the works of spillway of Polavaram project at Ramayyapeta village in Polavaram. The Centre had recently released Rs.1,981 crore for the project.

The Chief Minister said that the state government would complete the mega project by end of 2018. The project has an assessed command area of 2.91 lakh hectares and power generation potential of 960 MW. (INN)