cbn to davos 16012017

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will participate in 47th World Economic Forum summit at Davos which begins on Tuesday. According to the Chief Minister's office, Naidu will fly to Davos from New Delhi in the early hours on Monday. Chandrababu Naidu will take part in meetings with the representatives of European Education and Research Wing in Zurich.

Later, the Chief Minister will reach Davos and participate in the Economic Forum meeting which will be held for four days from January 17. The Chief Minister Would discuss on Amaravati capital city construction, metro rail, investments and generation of employment. He is expected to take partin meetings with many prominent personalities.

Mr Naidu, in a span of five days of his visit to Davos, will attend about 45 to 50 bilateral meetings. He will also hold multilateral meetings, and one-on-One meeting, arranged by the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board.

The Chief Minister is attending the WEF meet for the third consecutive year after he became the Chief Minister of bifurcated AP. This year he received the invitation from a member of WEF managing board Philip Rosler. In recognition of the prevailing discontent in societies which are not experiencing growth and development, the WEF has chosen to focus on "Responsive and Responsible Leadership' in its 2017 deliberations to highlight a deeper commitment needed for an inclusive and sustainable growth.

gananvaram 03012017

Gannavaram Airport (Vijayawada Airport) new terminal building constructed at a cost of Rs 128 crore is ready for inauguration. The new terminal construction works started in October 2015 and will be completed in a week. Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu and Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju will inaugurate the new terminal building on January 12.

Below are the features of the new terminal

  • Total are is 12,999 square metres
  • Lounge area is 3,613 square metres
  • Passenger holding capacity is 500
  • The new terminal has 18 check in counters
  • It has two arrival conveyors and one departure conveyor

Ground floor of the new terminal consists

  • Check-in
  • Security hold
  • Arrival hall
  • Meet and greet zone
  • Service staircase
  • Corridor
  • General aviation lounge
  • Dplly parking
  • Baggage make up Zone

First floor consists

  • Airline/airport office
  • Service Zone
  • General aviation lounge
  • Service staircase
  • Corridor

fin tech tower vizag 18122016

In what could be a shot in the arm of the "Digital Andhra Pradesh', six FinTech companies, including, India's largest mobile commerce firm, PayTM, launched their development centres in Visakhapatnam. The government initiative to make the Port City the 'Financial Valley' of the State took wings, with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu inaugurating a technology-based financial services and academic centre at IT SEZ here.

The FinTech institution will train engineering and management graduates on use of financial technology, apart from providing a start-up dais to young innovators.

FinTech is one of the strategic focus areas of the government and this strategy has become more relevant post-demonetisation, Special Chief Secretary said. Giving more details, he said the six companies had set up their development centres in the FinTech Towers, which was readied by the IT Department.

The facility can house units of up to 20 companies. In the first phase, the government has taken 1.3 lakh sqft of the three-storey building on lease for the purpose.

cm inteview ht 21122016

Watch our Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu speaking about his vision for the future of Andhra Pradesh, about Amaravati, about Development and Welface, in this exclusive interview given to Hindustan Times

naac a grade to anu 18122016

Acharya Nagarjuna University has been awarded A grade with 3.08 points by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The NAAC Standing Committee held a meeting with the peer committee which inspected ANU in the first week of December at Bangalore and decided to award A grade to Nagarjuna University.

NAAC peer committee headed by Prof HP Khincha of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, inspected the university and studied the academic infrastructure, educational standards, research activities and other related things for the purpose of awarding a grade to it.

ANU Vice-Chancellor A Rajendra Prasad made a PowerPoint presentation to the NAAC Committee on the academic development achieved by the university. While concluding its three-day Visit, Prof Khinchais of the view that ANU is poised for tremendous growth as it is located in capital region Amaravati.

ANU Vice-Chancellor Rajendra Prasad, Registrar K John Paul and Rector KRS Sambasiva Rao expressed their happiness over getting A grade. With the awarding of A grade by NAAC, ANU is likely to get more funds from the University Grant Commission (UGC) for research projects and further development of academic infrastructure.

The NAAC team which inspected ANU in 2010, awarded B grade to it with 2.86 points. The elevation of the university from B to A grade was welcomed by students and faculty members.