Andhra Pradesh news on February 3, 2017

  • Vijayawada:: 12 BC residential schools to be upgraded:: The Board of Governors of the BC Residential Schools Society at a meeting on Friday under the aegis of Minister for BC Welfare and Empowerment K.Ravindra resolved to upgrade 12 BC residential schools into residential junior colleges from 2017-2018. The Minister instructed the Secretary of the Society to start the newly sanctioned BC residential schools at 9 places from the academic year.
  • Vijayawada: 639 acres of land for Greenfield airport in Kurnool district:: The State government on Friday permitted the Revenue department to alienate nearly 639 acres in Orvakal,, Pudicherla and Kannamadakala villages in Kurnool in favour of the MD of Bhogapuram International Airport Corporation Ltd., for establishment of a Greenfield Airport at Orvakal. The allotment is subject to payment of market value at the rate of Rs.8 lakh per acre and some other conditions.

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