Polavaram Project is a multi-purpose irrigation project which has been accorded national project status by the union government of India. The state government and the Centre is keen to complete the project. The state government has requested funds from the Centre as an advance. The Centre has agreed to clear the financing issues soon once the required documents are submitted by the State Government. The Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari has recently visited the project site and inspected the ongoing works. The work is likely to complete by April 2019.