Andhrapradesh

₹186 crore for burial ground development

₹186 crore for burial ground development

State government will develop 5,000 crematoriums by 2019’ Minister for Information Technology and Panchayat Raj Nara Lokesh said here on Monday that the State government had allotted ₹186 crore for the development of burial grounds in the State. Speaking to reporters after inaugurating a modern crematorium developed under the PPP …

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Adopt micro-irrigation to increase yields, ryots told

Adopt micro-irrigation to increase yields, ryots told

More than 300 farmers attend workshop by horticulture experts Horticulture scientists on Monday said adoption of micro-irrigation techniques could help coconut and cocoa farmers reap greater benefits. Several scientists from the Coconut Research Centre and the YSR Horticulture University spoke at a workshop on Premier Technologies in Coconut Farming and …

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No fiscal mismanagement, says top finance official

No fiscal mismanagement, says top finance official

Ravichandra seeks to clear the air on PD Accounts In the wake of the raging controversy over the Personal Deposit (PD) Accounts, Special Chief Secretary (Finance) M. Ravichandra has clarified that there is “no mismanagement of finances” in the State. “The PD Account is a mere nomenclature. They are not …

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State will fight against GST on Haj pilgrimage: Naidu

State will fight against GST on Haj pilgrimage: Naidu

Chief Minister flags off the first batch of the Haj pilgrims Terming the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Haj Pilgrimage as unfortunate, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has assured that the State government will fight with the Union government to do away with the GST. He flagged off five …

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No bauxite mining, says CM

No bauxite mining, says CM

Will not do anything that is detrimental to the interests of tribal people’ Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has assured the tribal people that he will not take any action that will be detrimental to their interests, thus making it clear that he is against bauxite mining in the Agency …

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Drought continues its march in Andhra Pradesh

Drought continues its march in Andhra Pradesh

Declared fifth time in a row; scale of relief yet to be paid for 2017 The State government is yet to release scale of relief to farmers of drought-hit mandals for the year 2017. In fact, the government revised the number of affected mandals last year. Initially, 98 mandals were …

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White Paper sought on funds to Central institutions

White Paper sought on funds to Central institutions

Javadekar making false statements, says Ganta Minister for HRD Ganta Srinivasa Rao on Sunday demanded the NDA government to release a white paper on the funds released to the proposed Central academic and research institutes. After participating in the inaugural session of the Central University of Andhra Pradesh in the …

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11 waterfalls in Kondapalli forest area get names

11 waterfalls in Kondapalli forest area get names

Collector promises to promote adventure sports at these places The word ‘waterfall’ conjures a distinct image of an idyllic, semi-secret place that can be accessed only by committing to an arduous hike through the woods. This, of course, doesn’t have to be the case always. What if you come to …

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11 waterfalls in Kondapalli forest area get names

11 waterfalls in Kondapalli forest area get names

Collector promises to promote adventure sports at these places The word ‘waterfall’ conjures a distinct image of an idyllic, semi-secret place that can be accessed only by committing to an arduous hike through the woods. This, of course, doesn’t have to be the case always. What if you come to …

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State is the front-runner in energy efficiency measures

State is the front-runner in energy efficiency measures

Chief Minister lauds high score in BEE and NITI Aayog list Andhra Pradesh has emerged the “front-runner” in the field of energy efficiency according to the States’ Energy Efficiency Preparedness Index (SEEPI) released by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and NITI Aayog. The World Bank has already ranked A.P. …

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