Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy has directed the Finance Department to release Rs. 1,000 crore for completing works related to assurances given by him during Indiramma Baata programme on a war-footing.

At a high-level review meeting on the programme held in Secretariat on Saturday, the Chief Minister told the officials to speed up the process to take up and complete the works assured by him under the programme by March-end. The assurances were given during his tours of East Godavari, Srikakulam, Khammam, West Godavari, Kurnool, Mahabubnagar, Krishna, Prakasam, Medak, Ranga Reddy and Visakhapatnam districts. In all, the Chief Minister had given 1,020 assurances .