How Chandrababu Naidu Made Money From Polavaram Project! 

“Chandrababu Naidu (former CM) is using Polavaram Project as an ATM. In the name of project he is drawing money whenever needed…”

(Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Rajahmundry public meeting)

PM Narendra Modi made this statement during 2019 election campaign, though this was political but it was fact. Government records are proving his accusations. 

Chandrababu Naidu increased the cost of the project to Rs 3,000 crore, and opened the Pandora box to the unprecedented corruption by handing over all the project construction work directly to his near & dear in a nomination manner with the approval of the Cabinet.

In the name of Polavaram he diverted project works to his loyalties and reportedly made huge personal benefits for himself. The decision taken by the then state cabinet in October 2015 will prove these accusations. He made allegations that the contractor was not able to do the work properly due to financial constraints as well as lack of engineering power capabilities and decided to cancel the old contractor and hand over the project construction works to his loyalties. This clearly shows that allegations made by the Prime Minister today are absolutely correct.

Irrigation Department danced to the tunes of Babu

Chandrababu Naidu used Cabinet meeting for his self benefits and personal agenda made decisions in Polavaram Project.  The Cabinet meeting on October 10th, 2015 approved the proposal submitted by the Department of Irrigation. On the instructions of Chandrababu, the officials drafted the proposal, approved it in the cabinet and handed over the project construction works to his loyalties. After getting Polavaram Project construction works in his five year tenure as Chief Minister and his loyalty engineering companies did nothing else but emptied treasury.  With the consent of the Cabinet approved resolution by Chandrababu Naidu on October 13, 2015, the work was handed over directly to the contractors belonging to the Telugu Desham Party (TDP) loyalists. The decision taken by Chandrababu in the cabinet contributed to the entry of TDP companies and contractors into the company which was already working.

Treasury is empty ... but project work not move forward

No major work was done on the project. But the government was a burden to the treasury. Profitable works were completed in advance and made money. If we look at the whole controversy in this regard, it is clear how shamelessly Chandrababu Naidu used this project. 

According to the report submitted to Cabinet on October 10, 2015 by Irrigation Department everything went according to the wishes of Chandrababu Naidu. 

This summary report was submitted by Irrigation Department (Project-1) entitled "Draft Memorandum for the Council of Ministers". We can understand how the project was robbed for selfish purposes and immersed without doing anything.

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