Naidu mentioned that through Pattiseema project, nearly 105 tmc ft of Godavari water was diverted to Krishna delta which paid off with the bumper crops. He further added that Krishna delta could have faced serious problems if there was no diversion of Godavari water. As reported by Deccan Chronicles Sharing his personal experience Chandra Babu said, I'm privileged to have conducted Godavari Pushkaralu two times as a chief minister. First time in 2003 and again in 2015,"
Commenting on the stand of previous Congress government at the center Naidu said that Congress government included Polavaram project in the state bifurcation act but not tagged the merging of seven mandals of Telangana into Andhra Pradesh for the completion of Polavaram project. He further underlined that Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first Cabinet meeting issued an ordinance and merged the seven mandals in Andhra Pradesh for completion of Polavaram project.