Andhra Pradesh News on September 4, 2017

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Chalo Vijayawada

Srikakulam:: CITU State vice-president Ch.Narasinga Rao today announced ‘Chalo Vijayawada’ on September 21 to oppose the proposed privatization of mid-day meal scheme.

High Court seeks info on staff allotted for SPCA in all districts

Hyderabad:: A Division Bench of Hyderabad High Court comprising of acting Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice Uma Devi today directed the State government to give details of the staff allotted for each Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in 13 districts of the State within two weeks. Dealing with a PIL filed, the Bench had directed the government to constitute, register and take steps to see that SPCA is functional.

Byreddy likely to join TDP

Kurnool:: Anguished at the Rayalaseema Parirakshana Samithi bagging a mere 154 votes in the Nandyal by-elections, its president Byreddy Rajasekhara Reddy has decided to wind up the party floated by him a few years ago. He convened a meeting of his followers in Muchumarri in Pagidyala mandal of the district on Tuesday to decide his political future. He had discussions with Hindupur MLA Nandamuri Balakrishna recently and is all set to join the TDP.

Takes over as NTPC regional Executive Director

Vijayawada:: K.Rama Chandra Murty took over as the regional executive director (south) of National Thermal Power Corporation in Secunderabad today. Earlier, he was the executive director for three large power plants of Singrauli, Rihand and Vindhyachal. A mechanical engineer from Ravi Shankar University, he joined the NTPC in 1980 as an executive engineer trainee and held several important positions.

Train mishap averted

Guntur:: Passengers travelling by Chennai bound Pinakani Express had a miraculous escape on Monday after the driver noticed a broken rail line at Mallepadu railway gate near Tuni. The Pinakani Express left Tenali railway station at 6.35am and after travelling nearly 3 km, the driver noticed that the train was shaking a bit. Driver G.Satish got down from the train and noticed that a rail line was broken. Five coaches apart from the engine passed on the broken rail line.

Increase in MSP for onion sought

Kurnool:: Demanding increase in the minimum support price for onion from Rs.3,200 to Rs.4,000, onion growers demonstrated at the Collectorate on Monday. Farmers raised onions in about 20,000 acres in Kurnool district by spending Rs.70,000 per acre but were not getting remunerative price, they said.

Pension to kidney patients hailed

Srikakulam:: The State government’s decision to sanction Rs.2,500 a month as pension for kidney patients will come as a major relief for more than 15,000 victims in the district. Many patients in Uddanam region hailed the government’s decision and sought more benefits such as free transport facility and supply of safe drinking water in all the villages of Itchapuram, Sompeta, Kaviti, Kanchili, Palasa, Mandasa and Vajrapukotturu. It may be recalled that the government has decided to extend Rs.2,500 pension to CKD patients .

Permission rejected for 32 B.Ed. colleges

Kadapa:: YVU College Development Committee Dean Prof. Shavali Khan in a statement on Monday said that 32 B.Ed. colleges in the purview of Yogi Vemana University were declined. There were 53 B.Ed. colleges in its purview and permission was rejected to 32 B.Ed. colleges for the year 2017-18. He said that affiliation was granted to 16 colleges following the recommendations of APSCHE. Show cause notices were served on 5 colleges, he said.

Some more assets of AgriGold were attached

Amaravati:: The State government on Monday issued orders attaching some more properties of AgriGold. It may be recalled that 11 cases have been registered against AgriGold for not returning the monies deposited by depositors and the case has been handed over to CID that seized the assets in Vijayawada. With the fresh orders, 1.13 acres of land at Timminaidupalem in Tirupati Urban, 1045.1888 square yards in Survey No.233/2 and 1645.454 square yards and 3478.262 square yards sites were attached.

Applications are invited for Mandal co-ordinator in Brahmin Corporation

Amaravati:: AP Brahmin Corporation has invited applications from eligible youth from Brahmin Community to work as Mandal coordinators. Brahmin Corporation Chairman Ananda Surya said in a statement that it has decided to appoint coordinators to take up the welfare schemes taken by it to the gross root level.

R&B Superintendent Engineer Raghavendra Rao suspended

Amaravati:: The State government has placed Guntur R&B Superintendent Engineer K.V.Raghavendra Rao. He is charged with possession of disproportionate assets to known sources of income by ACB that conducted raids on September 1. The ACB officials unearthed documents pertaining to houses, lands, and gold and silver ornaments along with assets to the tune of Rs.3.22 crore. He was remanded by the court .

Job point

  • Defence Institute of Advanced Technology invites applications from eligible candidates for filling up of 13 vacancies- Library Assistants-5, Graduate Apprentices-8. The upper age is 28 years for Library assistants and 23 years for graduate apprentices. The last date for submission of application is September 30, 2017. More details can be had on
  • National Human Rights Commission invites applications for filling of 10 vacancies on contract basis from law graduates. The posts are Junior legal and research consultant. The upper age is 30 years and the last date for submission is September 28, 2017. More details can be had on

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