Andhra Pradesh Government

  • Google inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh for state's IT vision Yesterday

    Visakhapatnam: Google India on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government to support AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's vision of transforming the state of Andhra Pradesh to 'Digital AP'. Under the pact, Google India would work with the AP government to get women as well as...
  • No decision yet on bauxite mining in agency area: Andhra Pradesh minister 5 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Tribal and Social Welfare Minister Revela Kishore Babu said on Wednesday that the state government has not taken any decision on bauxite mining in agency areas in the state. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday, he said that there is no proposal pending with the government on bauxite...
  • Andhra Pradesh government mulls setting up travel and tourism university 1 week ago

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday directed the tourism department to examine the possibility of setting up a travel and tourism university in the state. At a review meeting with officials at the CM Camp office, the Chief Minister asked them to model it on the lines...
  • Sreedharan named as principal adviser for Andhra Pradesh metro projects September 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday appointed E Sreedharan, former Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, as principal adviser for the Metro Rail projects it has proposed to take up in Visakhapatnam, Vijayawada and Tirupati. The state government has already issued a preliminary notification for taking up the first phase...
  • Andhra Pradesh government seeking funds to implement mega loan waiver September 17, 2014

    Hyderabad: Desperate to keep its prepoll promise of loan waiver to farmers, the Andhra Pradesh government is seeking funds from different quarters to go ahead with the financially debilitating scheme. "The Andhra Pradesh Government open for funds for rythu runamaafi (farmers' loan waiver)," an official statement said on Wednesday. As a...
  • NTPC, Andhra Pradesh sign initial pact for 1,000 MW solar power projects September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Stateowned NTPC has signed an initial agreement with Andhra Pradesh government for developing 1,000 MW solar power projects in Andhra Pradesh. "As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), NTPC shall develop 1,000 MW solar power projects at sites identified by the state government...
  • On Gandhi Jayanti day, it will rain welfare schemes in Andhra Pradesh September 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Come October 2 and the Andhra Pradesh Government will launch a host of schemes keeping with the promises made by the Telugu Desam Party ahead of the general elections in May. 'NTR Sujala', a scheme intended to supply purified drinking water at Rs 2 per 20 litres, will be launched...
  • Rs 2.52 crore bounty for info for arrest of Naxal chief Ganapathy September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: An unprecedented Rs 2.52 crore cash reward has been announced for anyone giving information leading to the arrest of chief of CPI (Maoist) Muppala Lakshman Rao alias Ganapathy. 65yearold Ganapathy is one of country's most wanted persons. This is for the first time such a huge amount has been...
  • Andhra Pradesh government defers eauction of red sanders to October September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Government has postponed the eauction of 4,160 tonne of red sander logs to October 1017, a senior official said on Saturday. "The eauction was originally scheduled to be held between September 1926," Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, AV Joseph said. He said that MSTC Limited, a public sector...
  • Andhra Pradesh government forms panel on shifting of offices to Vijayawada September 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: Keen to relocate to the state's "ad hoc capital" Vijayawada from Hyderabad at the earliest, the Andhra Pradesh government on Saturday constituted a threemember committee of principal secretaries to examine shifting of offices of the heads of departments. Besides being the ad hoc capital, Vijayawada region will eventually become...
  • Andhra Pradesh government to soon sign deal with NTPC for 1000mw solar unit September 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to make Andhra Pradesh power surplus, the state government is shortly entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the NTPC for setting up a mega solar power unit with a capacity of 1,000 MW at Ananthapur. Andhra Pradesh Information & Public Relations Minister Palle Raghunatha...
  • Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress to agitate against failures of TDP government September 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: YSR Congress will highlight "failures" of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) led Andhra Pradesh government in implementing its poll promises, especially loan waiver of farmers and women groups, through agitation programmes starting next month. "A decision to this effect was taken at a statelevel meeting chaired by YSR Congress president...
  • Capital concern for Andhra Pradesh as expert panel against focus on 1 city August 31, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh government is staring at an uphill task of developing a capital city for the state with an expert committee suggesting that the main government and other institutions be distributed across three different regions instead of the capital being established at any particular place. Development of a capital city...
  • NHRC sends notices to AP government over beating up of blind student July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: A day after a video surfaced showing three visually impaired students being beaten by their teacher and another unknown person. The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday has sent notices to Government of Andhra Pradesh. A twomember team of the Child Rights Commission visited hostel near Hyderabad. The...
  • ED attaches Rs 863 crore properties of Jagan, his associates March 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Initiating one of its biggest criminal actions in a money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday attached assets worth Rs 863 crore of YSR Congress leader Jaganmohan Reddy and his associates in connection with its probe into alleged corruption in an infrastructure project in Andhra Pradesh. The agency...
  • Cyclone Phailin spares North Andhra, govt gives no room for Oppn to take credit October 13, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: The administratiion of Andhra Pradesh took no time to jump into action after the Met officials and various government agencies like NDMA started predicting Phailin and its impact on the three districts of north Andhra. District collectors were put on high alert, teams from NDRF and army were immediately dispatched...
  • Seemandhra remains without power, cyclone threat adds to woes October 9, 2013

    Hyderabad/New Delhi: Seemandhra got no respite from power blackouts for the fourth day on Wednesday while talks with striking government employees failed and a cyclone threat added to the worries of the Andhra Pradesh government which faced calls for clamping ESMA to restore normalcy. As the deadlock in talks including with...
  • Cong MLA Dronamraju Srinivas slams Chandrababu Naidu's remarks September 8, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh government whip Dronamraju Srinivas on Sunday strongly objected to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu's "abusive and unparliamentary" public remarks made against senior Congress leaders. He was objecting to Naidu's certain objectionable remarks against the Prime Minister, Congress President Sonia Gandhi", former state chief minister Y...
  • Andra Pradesh CM hails passage of Food Security Bill August 27, 2013

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Tuesday hailed the passing of the Food Security Bill by Lok Sabha and complimented Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi over it. The bill aims to provide food and nutritional security in human life cycle approach by ensuring access...
  • Prounited Andhra employees at Secretariat to go on strike over Telangana August 22, 2013

    In fresh trouble for Andhra Pradesh government, already grappling with unrelenting stir by employees in Seemandhra region, the prounited Andhra Pradesh employees at state Secretariat on Thursday announced indefinite strike from September 2 midnight. The employees, who have been agitating against the proposed division of Andhra Pradesh, gave a notice in...
  • Telangana: Andhra Finance Dept clamps ESMA to prevent strikes August 17, 2013

    The Finance Department of Andhra Pradesh government tonight issued an order prohibiting with immediate effect strikes in the treasury, pay and accounts and works accounts wings for the next six months. The ban comes in the backdrop of the indefinite strike launched on August 13 by the AP NonGazetted Officers' Association,...
  • Andhra Pradesh government budget website hacked February 16, 2012

    Hyderabad: Just a day before the budget for 201213 financial year was to be presented in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, an unidentified hacker broke into the official government website budget.ap.gov.in, sending the state administration into a tizzy. The hacker, apparently from a foreign location, created additional pages dz.htm and x.htm to...
  • Telangana stir hits railways, KTR detained October 15, 2011

    Hyderabad: A crackdown was on Saturday launched against Telangana supporters in Andhra Pradesh. Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) chief K Chandrashekhar Rao's son KT Rama Rao and other protestors were detained by the police. This came after a rail roko led to more than 170 trains being cancelled. It was a tug of war...
  • Sai Baba's trust feud takes a political turn June 25, 2011

    Hyderabad: The Rs 35lakh mysterious cash trail at the Sathya Sai Central Trust in Puttaparthi district of Andhra Pradesh has taken a political turn. After refusing to interfere in the trust affairs, the Kiran Reddy government has now asked the trustees to submit a factual report on the financial matters...
  • Govt, drug experts fight over HPV vaccine May 12, 2011

    New Delhi: There seems no end to the controversy over the vaccine against cancerous Human Papillomavirus (HPV). There was uproar over a government report that said the vaccine wasn't linked to deaths of seven tribal girls in Andhra Pradesh. Drug experts have slammed the final government report on the HPV...
  • Oppn trains gun on Andhra CM over land scam March 31, 2011

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy has conceded to illegal land allotment by the YSR government to former Congress MP Jagan Mohan Reddy. The entire controversy has given the Opposition in the state an opportunity to castigate the government. "There is no transparent policy in allotting lands. It is...
  • Andhra activists get reason to jeer: more bars August 5, 2010

    Andhra Pradesh government plans to issue licenses for liquor bars in the state based on 2001 census. ...
  • YSR's shining moment; takes oath as Andhra CM May 20, 2009

    Hyderabad: Y S Rajasekhara Reddy of the Congress on Wednesday evening took oath as the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister for the second consecutive term. Governor N D Tiwari administered the oath of office and secrecy at 6.32 pm (1832 hrs IST) as thousands of party leaders and workers from across the...
  • Modi interested in Guj metro, 'not votebank politics' November 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has got Tata Motors small car Nano to be made in Gujarat a car that will add to the traffic congestion because of its affordability but he has also persuaded a Canadian company called Bombardier to help relieve congestion by ...