Amaravati:: Government issues GO allotting 172.84 acres of land to Patanjali:: The State government has issued a GO allotting 172.84 acres of land at Chinnaravupalli in Kothavalasa mandal of Vizianagaram district to Patanjali Ayurvedic Limited. The technical committee headed by the District Collector has recommended a price of Rs.9.62 lakh per acre but the government has approved to allot land at a price of Rs.3 lakh per acre. Government secretary B.Sridhar in his orders said that the rest of the Rs. 6.62 lakhs would be borne by the government since some part of the land was an assigned one.
Amaravati:: LED TVs in teaching hospitals:: The Principal Secretary for Medical Education Poonam Malakondaiah has on Tuesday issued orders to establish LED TVs in all teaching hospitals. The TVs are being supplied by Poojari Group of Companies for free of cost. Only programmes relating to health will be telecasted on the TVs said the orders.
Amaravati:: Placement cell for Agricultural students:: Acharya N.G.Ranga Agricultural University has established a placement cell for its students. A meet was held on Tuesday at Lam Fam House in Guntur. The Principal Secretary for Agriculture has attended the programme as a chief guest.
Srikakulam:: Satrucharla Vijayarama Raju files papers::Former Minister Satrucharla Vijayarama Raju on Tuesday filed nomination as TDP candidate for the Local Authorities constituency. YSRCP leader Mamidi Srikanth filed nomination as an independent candidate reportedly on the advice of former Minister Dharmana Prasada Rao.
Kakinada:: TDP nominee Chikkala Ramachandra Rao filed his nomination while five independent candidates filed their nominations. YSRCP did not field any candidate.
Kurnool:: TDP MLC and district president Silpa Chakrapani Reddy filed nominations for the Kurnool Local Authorities constituency. He handed over his papers to Joint Collector C.Harikiran.
Chittoor:: TDP candidate B.N.Raja Simhulu filed his papers. Madhava Rao was among the four who filed nominations as independents.
Vijayawada:: Chief Minister reviews AIIMS works:: Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu while reviewing the AIIMS works has directed the officials to speed up the process to sanction all permissions to IT. The AIIMS is coming up on the premises of TB Sanatorium in Mangalagiri of Guntur district. He expressed displeasure over the progress made so far. It may be recalled that the foundation stone for AIIMS was laid in December 2-15 and the ceremony had been delayed twice in 2015 due to land related issues. The government was keen on completing the main blocks by December 2018.
Bio-metric system to be introduced in all government schools::The State government has been taking up steps to introduce bio-metric system in all government schools in the State. State School Education Commissioner Sandya Rani has on Tuesday visited Kallam Venkata Reddy High School in Tadepalli of Guntur district . She said that the bio-metric system would be introduced in all 13 districts from March 1 to March 30. As part of this, the system was introduced here on a practical basis. Students should put his finger prints in the bio-metric machine so that to register their attendance.