They should explain this cost difference of over Rs 1,500 crore," Mahana said.
"In the two years since the last tender, the cost of the project should have gone up.
However, we have managed to reduce it by Rs 1,515 crore.
The previous government invited bids when they did not even have the mandatory 90% of land acquired for the project and then even inaugurated it.
Samsung , that will be investing Rs 4,915 crore in the state now, wrote to me a day after I took the charge of the ministry in March 2017, saying that their projects were stuck and that they have to exit from the state.
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