Amaravati: AP government has decided to call for the reverse tender for the Polavaram project on August 17. The tenders for Rs 5,070 crore, which includes the remaining works of headworks, and hydel project. The Polavaram authority has warned the government that the reverse tender will result in delay and project cost escalation. The authority has suggested the government to conduct a thorough study over the reverse tender process. However, the government has decided to go for reverse tender of the project. The tender notification will be released on Saturday (August 17).