Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has come under fire for spending crores of rupees from state exchequer on himself even as the state is facing a major financial crisis.
According to documents available, over Rs 40 crore was spent on the Lake View state guest house on the Raj Bhavan road in Hyderabad, the complete renovation of two floors of the secretariat and also his house in Banjara Hills.
According to a Government Order (GO), Rs 10 crore has been spent on renovation of two floors of the secretariat. Another camp office of the Chief Minister Lake view guest house cost the exchequer around Rs 2 crore.
Another Rs 3 crore was spent on the Chief Minister’s convoy, Rs 73 lakh and Rs 3 lakh on CCTV and air conditioner respectively for the Chief Minister's temporary residence in Banjara Hills.
For Naidu's Japan delegation visit, the government spent around Rs 1.5 crore.
Several crores have also been spent on his travel by private airplanes across India and the world. The Chief Minister visited Singapore, Japan, China and Davos after he took charge.