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Andhra news on April 12, 2017

  • Amaravati: MPDEA’s term extended:: The State government has extended the term of 417 MPDEAs by one year. The government has on Wednesday issued orders. The government has permitted the Animal Husbandry department to appoint another 83 MPDEAs.
  • Amaravati:: Kamineni Srinivas to visit Uddhanam on April 15:: Minister for Health Kamineni Srinivas will visit Uddhanam area in Srikakulam district on April 15. He will review child and woman mortality at a meeting with medical and health department officials from the ITDAs of five districts to be held in Visakhapatnam on April 17. A decision was taken to conduct Blood Donation Week from April 2.
  • Amaravati:; GENCO MD K. Vijayanand gets international award:: AP Genco MD K.Vijayanand was presented with the International Icon Award. A gold medal to AP Genco was presented. The awards were presented to Vijayanand at a meet held Malaysia by the Institute of Economic studies that organized a meet on ‘Indo-Malesia economic cooperative’.
  • Chittoor:: SSC results will be in the first week of May:: The valuation of SSC examination papers will be completed by April 16 and arrangements are being made to release the results in the first week of May said Director of Examinations Bhargava. He visited the valuation centre at Chittoor on Wednesday. He so far made surprise visits to seven valuation centres.
  • Kurnool:: Separate quota sought:: Some BC activists staged a rally from Birla Gate to the Kurnool Collectorate and staged a dharna today demanding constitution of a commission for earmarking separate backward communities. Terming that 93 communities among BCs were most backward, Most Backward Association district president Dhananjaya Naidu and district secretary Prasad said only eight to ten communities among BCs were cornering the benefits, meting out injustice to the most backward.
  • Srikalahasti:: ‘No taking back of resignation’, says Bojjala :: Former Minister for Forests Bojjala Gopala Krishna Reddy clarified that there is no going back on the resignation submitted to the MLA post in protest against removal from the ministerial post. After garlanding NTR statue at RTC circle, speaking to media, he said the same. He said that it is a fact that he is ill health and the removal of ministerial ship with the sole reason is not correct. He will conduct a meeting with the party activists and cadre and take an appropriate decision shortly.
  • Vijayawada:: Panel report on Amaravati design soon:: The expert committee formed by the AP Capital Region Development Authority to get the historic ad cultural aspects of the State incorporated in the Amaravati master plan has almost completed. The members of the panel headed by Government Advisor (Communications) Parakala Prabhakar have prepared separate reports on aspsets like architectural styles that gave the Stte temples a distinct appearance, various dynasties that ruled the State and cultural diversity.
  • Hyderabad:; Jagan Reddy expresses condolences over the death of Ramesh Agarwal:: YSRCP president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed condolences over the sudden demise of Dainik Bhaskar Group chairman Ramesh Chandra Agarwal. Agarwal (73) sustained cardiac arrest o Wednesday at Ahmedabad airport port. He was shifted to Apollo hospitals where he had his last breath.
  • New Delhi:: Centre gives green signal for IIPE:; The Central government has given green signal for establishment of Indian Institute of Petroleum Energy by special act in Visakhapatnam. The Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval. The Cabinet also agreed to capital fund of Rs.655.46 crores required for its establishment. The Cabinet has approved to allot another Rs.200 crore for endowment fund.
  • New Delhi:: 2.25 lakh vacancies in Railway protection and security staff in Indian Railways:: In response to a question raised by YSRCP MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy, the government clarified that there were 2,25,823 posts lying vacant in the Indian Railways in Railway protection and security wing. As many as 14,580 vacancies in South Central Railway and 7,608 vacancies in East Coast Railway are lying vacant, said the Minister Rajen Gohain. He said that there is no proposal of introduction of Satabdhi Express between Hyderabad and Tirupati. This was stated by the Minister in response to a question raised by MP Butta Renuka.




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