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May 5, 2001

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Andhra Pradesh News on May 5, 2001

United Insurance special scheme for Engineering Students in state

United Insurance announced a special Insurance scheme for the Engineering students in the state. The scheme covers insurance to an Student's parents to Rs. 3 Lakhs. The Student is also compensated with Rs. 2 Lakhs when his guardian or his parent demises. United Insurance earned Rs. 100 Crores as profits during its last years operations and this years target is put at Rs. 150 Crores. The company is also coming out with a special insurance scheme for houses constructed with financial loans from Andhra Bank.

Home Minister Sri Devendar Goud inaugurated Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporations's Computer Online Services at the newly built Civil Center. State Minister for Municipalities Sri Farooq was also present at the function.
Minister Technical Education Sri. A.Rajendra Prasad said that the Government will be considering for Online Admissions for EAMCET from next year to make sure that admission programme will take place more faster. He said that though the number of Engineering Colleges in the state has doubled, the demand for the same was still there. He said that notices will be issued to Colleges who fails to maintain standards or procure infrastructure as per AICTE norms.
TDP Party President Chandrababu Naidu took part in a TDP Members Meet in Hyderabad. He said that TDP will be organising Mini-Mahanadu's to understand problems at District level and take steps for strengthening of the party and effective working of the Government to the people. He said that state level District meets will be held between 9 - 18 of this month.
Annavaram Sri Satyanarayana Swami Kalayanam The Bramhotsavam of Sri Satyanarayana Swami at Annavaram ended today. The Swamivaari Kalyanam was held today at the Ratnagiri Hill. Minister for Endowments , Sri D Sivarama Raju presented the Official Silk clothes to Swamivarru. Thousands of people from various parts of the state took the Darshan of the Lord.
AP Regulatory Commission announced that it will be providing 50 % discount on power bills to farmers who switches to ISI Pump sets and following Demand Side Management Methods. However, the farmer has to pay Rs. 4000 towards deposit.
Many Medical shops in the state remained closed today in against Governments Decision of imposing Multiple Turnover tax again Druggists and Chemists in Bihar.
4 people died while 3 more sustained with injuries in a Car - Lorry Accident near Cuddapah.
The latest Tiger Cencus have counted 7 tigers and 13 panthers in Narsipatnam Forest division in Visakhapatnam.
A Decoit gang leader Mr. M Chinna Venkati was killed in an encounter at Venkataraopet village of Karimnagar.
May 5 in History

Events and happenings on 5 May in History

5 May 2001
Highlights: United Insurance special scheme for Engineering Students in state

5 May 2002
Highlights: Over 250 child labour rescued in Kurnool

5 May 2003
Highlights: Intermediate first year results released

5 May 2005
Highlights: More than one hundred naxals give up

5 May 2006
Highlights: Prime Minister in ADB meet

5 May 2007
Highlights: Chief Minister to leave for US on Sunday

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