Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Thursday met Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Delhi and made out a solid case for incorporation of Puducherry as a constituent of the Central Finance Commission.
A realese from the Chief Minister's office in Puducherry said Mr Narayanasamy advised Mr Jaitley of the challenges the regional government had been confronting for need of being a constituent of the Finance Commission.
Mr Narayanasamy likewise looked for waiver of advances totalling Rs. 2,177 crore due throughout the years to the Center from Puducherry government, it said.
He likewise needed portion of adequate assets to Puducherry to meet the use for dispensing of expanded wages for government staff taking after the proposals of the seventh Pay Commission.
The discharge additionally said Mr Narayanasamy approached Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and argued for incorporation of Puducherry in the calendar of "brilliant urban areas."
Consent was likewise looked for from the Center to Puducherry to make utilization of budgetary help totalling Rs. 2120 crore from a French government supported money related organization for advancement of foundation here including underground seepage furthermore expanded drinking water plan.
Mr Narayanasamy, why should set challenge a bypoll from the Nellithope Assembly situate taking after abdication of sitting Congress part A John Kumar, likewise approached Congress president Sonia Gandhi and different pioneers, party sources said.