Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Saturday and invited him for the inauguration of prestigious ‘YSR Raithu Bharosa’ scheme in the state. Reddy also discussed several issues of the state with Prime Minister for around one and half hour. The scheme, one of the major promises during the election, is scheduled to be launched on October 15 at Nellore. It is expected to benefit over 53 lakh farmers including tenant farmers. Reddy also requested the Central government for an additional grant-in-aid, said an official statement on Saturday. “Reddy has requested the Centre to release the funds in time and to cooperate for the development of the state. “The central government’s response looks positive on this issue and Chief Minister had asked to give revenue deficit amount and additional funds required for the state immediately,” it said.