Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao will be heading for New Delhi for a five-day visit starting Thursday to discuss key issues related to the state with the central government, sources said. Meanwhile, on Wednesday, Chandrasekhar Rao held discussions with officials on his programmes. Mr. Rao is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati and Others. According to the Special Representative of the Telangana government in New Delhi, S. Venugopala Chary, Mr. Rao will seek some incentives for the State and Central funds for the water grid programme and Mission Kakatiya at his meeting with Mr. Modi. He will also ask for the retention of some IAS officers who were allotted to Andhra Pradesh. Increasing the scale of finance for Telangana and issues relating to Goods and Service Tax and VAT will figure prominently in the meeting with Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Mr. Rao will want the Centre not only to fund its schemes but that of the States. The appointment with Power Minister Piyush Goyal was not confirmed. On February 8, he is expected to attend Niti Ayog meeting he added.