Monday, January 11, 2016
YSRCP seeks whitepaper on investments: The YSRCP has demanded that the State Government publish a whitepaper on the MoUs signed by the government during its nine year rule, the net investments that had come to the State and the number of jobs that were generated. YSRCP MLA G.Srikanth Reddy said that the CII Summit at Visakhapatnam claiming it was aimed at gaining publicity and the numbers do not add up in reality.
Chandrababu Naidu is keen on including Balijas on BC list::Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is keen on including Balija, Kapu, Telaga and Ontari casts in the Backward Classes category according to AP.Kapu Welfare and Development Corporation Chairman Challmaseeti Ramanujaya. He said that the government had constituted the corporation with a corpus fund of Rs.100 crore and promised to allot up to Rs.5,000 crore to it to extend loans to small entrepreneurs and scholarships to children form the community.
Nodal officer to guide US bound students::A Nodal Officer was appointed by the State Government to explain to the students leaving to US what precautions they have to take said the Minister for Information and Technology Raghunath Reddy. The Nodal Officer provide information necessary to the students needed for their travel to the US for higher studies was provided on the website. The students were advised to contact the NRI wing and details would be uploaded onto the NRI website www.apnri.ap.gov.in. or call 040-23459293 for information.
DGP reviews preparations for International Fleet Review::DGP J.V.Ramudu while reviewing the preparations said that over 15,000 police force along with National Security Guards, Special Protection Group and paramilitary forces drawn from various unions will be put on duty for the upcoming International Fleet Review to be held here from February 4 to 9. Over 50 countries will be participating in the IFR with their naval fleet. A host of Central and State Ministers, VVIPs and international delegates, IFR witness the participation of President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu.
GVMC to mechanize road-sweeping::GVMC plans to introduce machines in sweeping of roads and in solid waste management. The GVMC has initiated the process to hire road sweeping machines for use on its main roads. Five machines are planned to be deployed each with a capacity to sweep 40 km a day according to sources. It will sweep either side of the rod in turns. The machines costing Rs.1 crore each will be hired by GVMC from the companies making them and the contract is for operation and maintenance said sources. GVMC Commissioner Pravin Kumar said that they need 30 compactors for the city and orders have been placed for five. He said that the GVMC has also placed orders for road sweeping machines.
Left parties and YSRCP alleged police harassment on Girijans:: The CPI(M), the CPI and the YSRCP alleged that after the murder of former sarpanch of Jerrela Sagina Venkata Ramana, a large number of Girijans living in the villages around Jerrela are being harassed by the police and are kept in illegal custody. Paderu MLA Giddi Eswari said 18 persons were taken into custody and nine were later allowed to go. The leaders said that the Girijans were in no way responsible for the murder of Venkata Ramana for which Monists had claimed responsibility. The MLA said that she would move the Human Rights Council against illegal detention of Girijans.
RINL inks pacts with Government:: RINL inked MoUs with the State Government for an investment of Rs.38,500 crore at the 22nd CII Partnership Summit and first Sunrise AP Investment Meet with an investment of Rs.38,500 crore. The agreements include expansion of RINL to 7.3 million tonne and modernization with an investment of Rs.3,600 crore, construction of Coke Oven Battery-5 and other projects at an investment of Rs.3,400 crore. Agreements were signed between RINL Director (Projects) P.C.Mohapatra and Kartikeya Misra exchanged the MoU copies for establishing projects to create employment opportunity to around 3,000 persons.
SPIC, Sany to invest Rs.32,000 crores::The Government has signed two MoUs with the State Power Investment Corporation and Sany Group of China for construction equipment for power projects at an investment of Rs.32,000 crore. The agreements were signed in the presence of Ajay Jain, Secretary, Energy and Hou Xuezhong, Executvie Director of SPIC Overseas and Tang Xiuguo during the Partnership Summit. The MoU is for cooperation in power generation in the state while the second is for generating 5,000 MW thermal, wind and solar power.
A Babujee takes charges as Additional Superintendent of Police (Operations)::Attada Babujee has assumed charge as Additional Superintendent of Police (Operations) and officer on Special Duty Narsipatnam on Monday.