Kakinada:: Minister for Medical and Health Kamineni Srinivas said that there are 600 dialysis units in 40 centre the State. The government will pay Rs.2,500 as pension to all dialysis patients as they cannot do any work. Addressing the media after inaugurating a renovated dialysis unit at Kakinada Government Hospital today, he said that the centre was renovated with all facilities.
Chinturu:: Five militia members and Maoist sympathizers of Pungutta, a border village of Chhattisgarh and who participated in the banned Maoist activies surrendered before the Sub-Divisional Police Officer O.Dilip Kiran today. The surrendered are Diridi Gangayya, Muchika Madayya, Kunja Raju, Punem Raju and Sode Idamaiah. It is said that they have surrendered following motivation and counselling by the Chinturu police.
Kurnool:: A seed quality testing centre with international standards is being established in Hyderabad soon according to Chief Secretary (agriculture) C.Parthasarathi. Addressing a joint awareness meeting of Telangana State Seed and Organic Certification Authority and AP State Seed Certification Authority at VJR Convention Hall on the outskirts of Kurnool on Tuesday. He called upon the seed companies and farmers to gain awareness on production of qualitative seed to secure World Seed and Organic Certification.
Vijayawada:: YSRCP’s ST Cell president and former MLA T.Bala Raju accused Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu of neglecting the Tribal people in the State. Speaking at a press conference today, he alleged that the Tribes Advisory Council set up by the State government is dotted with Chief Minister’s henchmen and the elected representatives were kept away. He said that the council resembles TDP Janmabhoomi committees.
Tirupati:: The CPI today charged the Modi led NDA government with failure on all fronts and described creation of rift among communities, attack on social and democratic institutions and bringing the economy to a brink of collapse as some of its achievements. ‘At a meeting on ‘Modi’s three year rule- attack on democratic rights’ held here at party’s headquarters, its national general secretary K.Narayana said several decision of the government helped only the capitalists turn the black into white. ‘Modi government had waived Rs.11.50 lakh crore to the affluent. What do you call it, if not corruption?’, he sought to know. He demanded an explanation from the Prime Minister.
Amaravati:: The State government has placed six Agricultural Officers who got jobs with fake certificates. The suspension will be inforce till the investigation is completed. Sources said that they got employment with fake certificates issued by unrecognized universities. Following allegations, the State government has formed a committee and these officials were placed under suspension following the committee’s recommendations. The suspended officials are B.Yammmanda Reddy of Macherla mandal, K.Sudheer Babu, K.Eswar Reddy, K.Srikar, Sheik Abdul Raheem. All these six officials got certificates having studied B.Sc. (Ag) in Dr.B.R.Ambedkar University.
Jammalamadugu:: The officials who were investigating the Rs.2 crore scam in Town Bank at Jammalamadugu in YSR district has attached the assets of the Bank Chairman T.Hrushi Kesava Reddy according to AP Co-Operative Bank Act of 1964. The attacked houses included one House at Main Bazar, a 32 cents site in survey number 569/6, 33 cents site in survey number 559/7 along with his share in TPR theatre. The fixed deposits in SBI, Rs.6 lakh fixed deposit in cooperative bank, the locker in Andhra Pragati Grameena Bank.