Earlier, Mr Chandrashekhar Rao joined BJP president and union home minister Mr Amit Shah for approximately 40 minutes.KCR gives an extensive list of demands.
Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao explained the economic slowdown and its impact on development with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during their hour-long conference, sources told. Mr Rao joined Modi and discussed several issues, including the political situation.
Experts in the chief minister’s office (CMO) told Mr Rao advised Modi about the discussions started by the state government. KCR gives an extensive list of demands to Modi
with AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy concerning the inter-linking of Krishna and Godavari rivers to share the waters to profit both states.
Earlier, Mr Chandrashekhar Rao met BJP leader and union home minister Mr Amit Shah for about 40 minutes. He also announced on defence minister Rajnath Singh and discussed the relocation of different institutions from the cantonment area. The CMO, in a statement, revealed that Mr Rao had proposed memoranda on 22 issues to the PM throughout the conference and asked him to consider them and take proper action.
He brought up the issue of paying the fifth instalment of Rs 450 crore under the support for backward communities as per the State Reorganisation Act. He asked Mr Modi to improve the Cement Corporation of India in Adilabad district with the cooperation of the National Highways Authority of India.
Mr Rao requested the Prime Minister to raise the number of judges in the Telangana High Court from 24-42 and to set up an Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in the state, allow the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research and 23 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV) in latest districts. He asked national project status for both the Kaleshwaram scheme or the Palamuru-Ranga Reddy lift irrigation project.
He said Mr Modi that Niti Aayog had approved financial assistance of Rs 5,000 crore for Mission Kakatiya, Rs 19,205 crore for Mission Bhagiratha.
Asking the PM to provide financial assistance as approved by the Niti Aayog,
Mr Rao confirmed the release of funds for the fulfilment of railway projects in the state and the National Investment and Manufacturing-Zone at Zaheerabad. He also asked an IIIT under PPP basis at Karimnagar.
Reminding Mr Modi of the commitments made at the time of bifurcation, Mr Rao told the problem of establishing up the steel plant at Bayyaram was pending for six years.