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Andhra Pradesh News on July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014 - Hyderabad

BJP MLA wants AP Express to run from Visakhapatnam
VISAKHAPATNAM: BJP Visakhapatnam North MLA P Vishnu Kumar Raju terming the announcement of AP Express to New Delhi from Vijayawada is a great injustice wanted it to run from Visakhapatnam. He said an hour its run, it crosses the boarders and enters another State. ‘How can a train running from the borders of the State be called Rajdhanai Express for Andhra Pradesh, he questioned. He said that since capital was not yet decided, it should be run from Visakhapatnam as it would cover many parts of the State en-route.

Assistant Sub-Inspector in ACB net

Advisors appointed
VIJAYAWADA: The State Government has appointed three Advisors to assist it in formulation of plans and policies in key areas of finance, irrigation and water management and e-governance and IT. The Government has appointed retired IAS officers CS Rao as advisor for finance and related matter, Pradeep Kumar Agarwal (Irrigation) and J Satyanarayana (e-Governance, electronics and Information Technology).

Chief Minister tours two days in a week
HYDERABAD: Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu in an effort to take administration closer to the people has decided to tour districts two days a week . To start with, he will be launching the programme from Chintalapudi Assembly from West Godavari on July 16. During his visit, he would interact with people and SHGs, know their problems first hand and solve them wherever it is feasible. He would also meet the local party leaders.

‘Issue of Ration cards through e-Seva centres is under consideration’, says Minister Paritala Sunita
HYDERABAD: Minister for Civil Supplies Paritala Sunita said that efforts are on to issue ration cards and amendments in it through e-Seva centres. She said that the government is considering the prospects of coordinating them with Aadhar cards.
She held a review meeting with the officials of Civil Supplies on Saturday. She said that a public opinion will be taken for supply of nine commodities being made available through ration shops. She explained the civil supplies officials of 100 days plan to the officials.

20- member police force posted at Gandhi Hospital
HYDERABAD: In line with the demand of the duty doctors working at Gandhi Hospital, the State Government has posted 20-member team of police and armed reserve force. The police force is working in two shifts at the Intensive Care areas of the hospitals round the clock. The State Government has also sanctioned Rs.5 lakhs for installation of CCTV cameras and the work has also been commenced at the hospital. 50 CCTV cameras in emergency areas including casualty, acute medical care unit and gynecology department among others are being installed. It may be recalled that the junior doctors have gone on strike recently demanding these following an attack on them.

GHMC workers call of strike
HYDERABAD: The striking GHMC workers on Friday called of their two days strike following an assurance with the GHMC officials. The officials have announced that the wages of sanitary staff will be increased from 15th of this month and assured that health cards would be issued to them by August 15.

AP Chief Minister writes to his Telangana counterpart on EAMCET counselling
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu in a letter to his Telangana counterpart wanted to act in accordance with the laid down rules in the process of admissions into Engineering and Pharmacy. He wanted him to take up the process at the earliest possible time. In a letter, he said that nearly 2 lakh students are waiting for counselling as the process will come to an end by this month end.

Training classes for State MLAs
AP Assembly Speaker Dr Kodela Siva Prasada Rao said on Friday that training classes for MLAs will be conducted on July 18 and 19. He said that training classes will be given by experience persons. Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, Nazma Heftulla, Subash Kasyap, Sumitra Mahajan, Arun Jaitely and Vinod Rai will attend’, said Kodela Siva Prasada Rao.
Dr.Kodela Siva Prasada Rao said that it will be held Grand Kakatiya Hotel. MLCs are also invited for the sessions, he said. Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu and Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu will give lectures on the first day.

Chandrababu Naidu is making publicity for loan reschedule’, says YSRCP leader Umareddy Venkateswarulu
VIJAYAWADA: YSRCP Central Committee member Umareddy Venkateswarulu speaking at a round table conference on Agricultural loan waiver-Water Scarcity on Friday said that Chandrababu Naidu announced the scheme only after division of the State. He said that Naidu announced the manifesto after knowingly aware that it is not possible. Former Chief Ministers Dr.YS Rajasekhara Reddy and Dr.NT Rama Rao have with their first signatures implemented their manifesto while Chandrababu Naidu has constituted a committee with his first signature. He questioned loan reschedule is only a burden and the farmer has to repay even after reschedule of the loan along with loan, he said.

Telangana Chief Minister plans to approach Supreme Court on Polavaram
HYDERABAD: Sources said that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao is planning to know the doors of the Supreme Court on the AP State Reorganization (Amendment) Bill – Polavaram issue. Sources said that violation of Article 3, approval of Bill without Assembly opinion and violation of rights of Girijans are some of the base points.

AP Secretariat will start functioning within a week’, says Chief Secretary IYR Krishna Rao
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Chief Secretary IYR Krishna Rao said that the AP State Secretariat will start function in full-fledged way within a week time. He said that the Pratyush Singh Committee will be meeting on July 14 on the division of All India Services officers.

‘We will rescue the submergence prone mandals’, says Minister Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao
HYDERABAD: State Minister for Major Irrigation Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao said that the government will come to the rescue of the submergence prone mandals. He questioned whether KCR is aware of the issue in the division bill or not. He said that he made many lies for coming to power and now provoking the people. He said that the government is committed for construction of Polavaram project within three years and this will give drinking water to 20 lakh people and 20 TMC water to Visakhapatnam.

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