Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao in his first meeting with Prime Minister Nraendra Modi, after becoming chief minister of the state for the second consecutive term, urged to declare Kaleswaram irrigation project in the state, as a national project. He submitted a 16-point wish-list to Prime Minister, last evening, referring to various pending issues, for which Modi responded positively and assured to take decisions at the earliest.Promises made under Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act as well as various pending projects.
He also urged to sanction special grant for this project and sought transfer of Bison Polo grounds to the State government for construction of the State Secretariat and also taking up road-widening. KCR urged the Union government to expedite completion of pending railway projects in the State, citing that the State government has expressed its readiness to bear the part of expenditure in select projects.
Rao also urged the Prime Minister to issue necessary orders for establishment of Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Hyderabad, Indian Institute Informational Technology (IIIT) in Karimnagar, and also 21 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNVs) in newly constituted districts in the State. He sought sanction of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Hyderabad and also requested for release of funds for the proposed National Investment and Manufacturing Zone (NIMZ) in Zaheerabad. He also wanted the Centre to establish the proposed Tribal University in Warangal district.