KCR to attend Gadkari reception, to meet PM
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is scheduled to attend a wedding reception of the daughter of Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari in New Delhi on Thursday.
Besides meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, KCR will hold talks with other Union ministers and seek their cooperation and help in timely release of funds to the infant state. KCR has sought an appointment with the Prime Minister to discuss post-demonetization implications and necessary help to the state.
Besides seeking some financial assistance to the flagship programmes, arrears of funds, if any, under various heads, KCR is to seek relaxation of FRBM (Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management) limit to enable the state government to opt for more loans for developmental works. He is also likely to apprise the Prime Minister of the steps being taken to encourage cashless transactions across the state, particularly in villages and towns. -NSS