Andhra Pradesh News on June 17, 2017

Classes to begin soon at VIT university

Amaravati:: Minister for Municipal Administration P.Narayana along with CRDA Commissioner Ch.Sridhar visited the campus sites of the VIT University and the SRM University which are under construction at Inavolu and Neerukonda respectively. Narayana said that the classes would begin from the coming academic year from July 19 at both the universities from August 7 respectively. He said that both the universities had started the admission process. The VIT is going to have 660 graduation, 120 post graduation and 50 Ph.D seats. This year, the SRM University is going to have 240 students.

Second phase of KRUCET counselling from June 28

Machilipatnam:: The second phase counselling for admission to various post-graduate courses offered by Krishna University will be held at the KBN College in Vijayawada on June 28 and 29. According to a press release, candidates who qualified for the Krishna University Common Entrance Test-2017 are eligible to attend the counselling. Candidates who got admission in the first counseling will be given a chance to change the college during the two-day counselling.

YSRCP plenary on June 29

Kakinada:: The district level plenary of the YSRCP will be held here on June 29. Senior party leaders Dharmana Prasada Rao and Mopidevi Venkataramana will participate as special invitees. YSRCP district president K.Kanna Babu speaking at a press conference said except in Rampachodavaram, the party completed constituency level plenaries in all the Assembly constituencies.

Workshop for faculty

Vizianagaram:: MVGR College of Engineering conducted ‘Google Code to Learn’, a training programme for school faulty on its premises today. Over 50 teachers from 40 schools in the district attended the programme by Google and AP State Skill Development Corporation. The programme would provide an exposure to coding techniques by using Google tools.

Somu Veerraju urges Jana Sadharan train

Rajamahendravaram:: BJP MLC Somu Veerraju today urged the Railway Minsiter Suresh Prabhu to introduce a ‘Jana Sadharan’ train between Kakinada and Secunderabad. In a letter to Railway Minister, he said following cancellation of permits given to 900 private buses by Arunachala Pradesh government, new ‘Jana Sadharan’ train should be operated to meet the rush.

Diploma in Handloom Technology

Sri Pragada Kotaiah Memorial Indian Institute of Handloom Technology (IIHT) invites applications for three years’ diploma course in handloom technology. The basic qualification is SSC ass and the age should be in between 15 to 23 years while relaxation is there for SC/ST candidates. The selection will be based on marks. The application fee is Rs.100. The last date for submission of applications is Jun 20, 2017. Details can be had on SPKM Indian Institute of Handloom Technology Venkatagiri, SPSR Nellore District Andhra Pradesh, India – 524132 Phone: 08625 -257260 Fax: 08625-257826 Email:, Website:

Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticulture university

Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticulture University invites applications for M.Sc. Ph.D courses in fruit science, vegetable science, floriculture and land scaping, architecture, plantation, spices, medicinal and aromatic crops. The candidates seeking M.Sc courses should have B.Sc (honors/horticulture) for Ph.D courses, the candidates should have M.Sc., The upper age limit is 40 years as on July 1, 2017. The selection will be based on academic marks for M.Sc., entrance test, and for Ph.D courses, the selection will be based on academic marks with interview. The application fee is Rs.1,500 for general and OBC students and Rs.750 for SC/ST/Physically challenged. The last date for receipt of applications is July 3, 2017. Details can be had on

Special Train from Chennai Egmore to Santragachi (Kolkata)

Hyderabad:: One special train will be run from Chennai Egmore to Santragachi (Kolkata) to clear of extra rush of passengers. Train No. 06078 Chennai Egmore - Santragachi Special Train will depart Chennai Egmore at 16:30 hrs on 18th June, 2017 (Sunday) and arrive Santragachi at 18:30 hrs o­n Monday. Enroute this special train will stop at Gudur, Nellore, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Bhadrak and Kharagpur stations.

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