Andhra Pradesh News on August, 01, 2014
August 1, 2014 - Hyderabad
Cabinet nod for three solar parks
HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh State Cabinet on Friday approved the setting up of three solar parks – two in Anatapur and one in Guntur district. While a 100MW park at P.Kothapalli village and another one of 1,000 MW would come up in Anantapur district, a 300 MW park would be established in Guntur. The Cabinet also approved allotment of 1,100 acres to APICC for a project of Defence Research and Development Organization in Chitoor district.
Indian Culinary Institute at Kurukalva
TIRUPATI: Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Shripad Naik will lay foundation stone for the Indian Culinary Institute at Kurukalva, near the Tirupati Airport on Sunday. The national institute headquarted at Tirupati will have centres and branches across the country to offer academic education that meets international standards.
Dasari Nageswara Rao takes as RINL director (O)
VISAKHAPATNAM: Dasari Nageswara Rao on Friday assumed charge as new Director (Operations) of RINL, a corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
Nageswara Rao who graduated in Mechanical Engineering from REC Warangal during 1979 and started his career as a Management Trainee at Rourkela Steel Plant of SAIL in 1980 and later joined as Deputy Manager (1989) during the commissioning stage of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant.
Medical College to come at Viziangaram
VIZIANGARAM: Minister for Rural Development Kimidi Mrunalini said that West Godavari and Viziangaram districts would soon have government medical colleges. The government would release Rs.30 crore in the first phase and classes in the college would probably being form the next academic year, she said.
Two children of Masaipeta train tragedy still critical
HYDERABAD: The condition of two children, Prashant and Varun Goud was still critical according to Yashoda Hospital doctors who were injured in Nanded Passenger train hit Kakatiya Techno School bus at Masaipet.
2,000 solar pump sets will be given
NEW DELHI: The Union Government has allotted 2,000 solar pump sets to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana States. AP will get 58 per cent while the rest to Telangna State. These will be made available by next June.
RTC Staff strike deferred
HYDERABAD: Following a request by the RTC management for 15 days’ time for sorting out the issue, the Employees Union has deferred the strike plan. It may be recalled that they have given strike notice from August 2 for release of dues to them by the management.
MLA Peddi Reddy fires on Chandrababu Naidu
YSRCP MLA Peddi Reddy on Friday fired on Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu and said that women and farmers will teach a lesson to them. He said that Chandrababu Naidu is confined to only Hyderabad. He said that Naidu who promised to supply 9 hours power is not in a position to give at least four hours a day.
APSCHE files implead petition in Supreme Court
NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh Council for Higher Education has filed an implead petition in Supreme Court urging permission to conduct EAMCET counselling.
AP State Cabinet decisions:
The State Cabinet meeting held on Friday under the chairmanship of AP Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has decided to create a commission for exclusively for BCs. The Cabinet has decided to all boards including that of TTD and effect transfers right from village level.
The State Cabinet also decided to allot 25 per cent in mining and create a sub-committee to establish canteens on the lines of ‘Amma’ canteens in Chennai. The Cabinet decided to conduct State Budget meetings from August 16.
Maoist leader Ravindra along with wife Lalitha surrenders before police
Maoist top leader Chamballa Ravindra along with his wife Lalitha surrendered before police on Friday according sources. He is the Central Committee member and is the in charge of Maoist Mobile Schools. He is Dandakaranyam Central Committee member. Ravindra is in the Maoist movement for the last 25 years. Sources said that he surrendered only due to health grounds.