: BJP leaders from Telangana Thursday met Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Piyush Goel and Prakash Javadekar in Delhi and requested sanction of various projects in the state, including setting up an IIM.
The delegation, led by state BJP president K Laxman,urged Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar to take steps to establish an IIM and also a tribal university as per the Andhra Pradesh Re-organisation Act, party sources said.
Separate representations were submitted to to the Union Ministers on the issues raised by the state BJP leaders.
The delegation requested Gadkari, the Union Minister for Transport and Highways, to allocate funds for highways in Telangana and to take steps for six-laning the National Highway (NH)-44 from Bowenpally to Medchal via Kompally on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
They requested Union Railway Minister Goel to clear pending railway projects and speed up the works of ongoing projects in Telangana.
They pointed out that the Multi Modal Transport System (MMTS) Phase-II project in Hyderabad was progressing at a snails pace.
They sought establishing a workshop at Kazipet with an estimated cost of Rs 270 crore.
The state government had to provide 160 acres of land for this purpose.
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