Ananthapur

  • Andhra Pradesh government to soon sign deal with NTPC for 1000-mw 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...
  • AP: Himalaya helps build jail inmates' herb farming skills February 19, 2013

    Ananthapur: Prisoners in Ananthapur in Andhra Pradesh are getting a second chance in life. Through a unique rehabilitation program started by the pharmaceutical company Himalaya, the inmates are now turning to herb farming. Shiva Shankar Reddy, a prisoner, has to supervise the tilling of the land so that the new...