Buggana meets FM Nirmala Sitharaman, Anurag Thakur for Polavaram, GST funds
Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy on Thursday met Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur in Delhi for release of pending funds to Andhra Pradesh. Speaking to the media, Buggana said that he urged the Centre to release Rs 3,000 crore pending GST compensation and reimburse money spent on the Polavaram Project. “I requested the Finance Minister to honour the promise of granting the Special Category Status for AP,” he said. Buggana has further said that he asked the Centre to take up construction of the Ramayapatnam Port and Kadapa Steel Plant.