Any Time Water Scheme to Start in Amaravati

Any Time Water (ATW) to the public of Amaravati will start on June 20. The installation Works of mineral Water plant under NTR Sujala scheme at Venkatayapalem in Tullur mandal Amaravati is nearing completion. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu would inaugurate the drinking Water scheme of NTR Trust under which 20 litres of drinking water would be supplied for 2 through swipe card to the locals of Amaravati. Guntur district Collector K. Sasidhar, along With officials inspected the works. He said that purified drinking water would be supplied to the locals of 29 villages of Amaravati capital [ ... ]

SRM, VIT Universities to Start Academic Sessions from Amaravati

Municipal administration and urban development minister P. Narayana Said that basic infrastructure would be provided to all the institutions being established in the Amaravati Capital city along with Water resources and power supply needed. Mr Narayana along with CRDA Commissioner Ch Sridhar had monitored the construction works progress of SRM and VIT Universities, and Opined about completing the works at the earliest. Prestigious universities like SRM and VIT are going to commence their academic Schedules in the capital city. VIT is going to start on July 19th and SRM from August 7th. VIT  [ ... ]

7 New Post Office Passport Centers for Andhra Pradesh

The ministry of external affairs (MEA) and the department of posts (DOP) have decided to open a total of Seven post office passport seva kendras in Andhra Pradesh for delivery of passport related services to the people. The objective of this partnership is to extend passport related services on a larger scale and to ensure wider area coverage. The Seven new POPSKs will be opened at Anantapur, Chittoor, Guntur, Krishna, Ongole, Rajamundry and Srikakulam. With the opening of seven new POPSKS the total number in Andhra Pradesh would be 10 and the total number of passport seva kendras, passport [ ... ]

Dolphin Sighting to be Promoted at Sagara Sangamam

Visitors to capital city Amaravati can enjoy the sighting of dolphins at Sagara Sangamam, where Krishna river joins the Bay of Bengal. At the confluence where the river enters into the sea, hoards of fish swim against the current of the water and dolphins arrive there to catch them. As dolphins move in families unlike other fish, adult and baby dolphins are sighted as they come to the surface water. Observers say they come to the surface during closure of low tide, when the high tide is about to begin. Moreover, as dolphins require breathing fresh air at regular intervals, they come to the s [ ... ]

Chief Minister to Lay Stone for 1.5 Lakh Houses Today

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will lay the foundation stone for 1.5 lakh houses under urban housing scheme simultaneously in all the districts in remote control mode from Vijayawada on Monday. Several MLAs, representatives of local bodies and local officials will also take part in the programme at their respective places across the state. After making serious exercise, Chief Minister directed the officials to promote housing schemes in big way by taking help from the Centre. As part of the drive, the state government has invited tenders for 1.09 lakh houses. The tender process will be  [ ... ]

9 Year Old, Madanapalle Boy Ravikar Impresses Chief Minister

Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu was impressed by Master Ravikar Reddy, a little boy from Madanapalle, who had the rarest opportunity for a civilian, to visit a forward post on India-Pakistan border and see from close quarters, BSF jawans who guard the border day and night. Ravikar Reddy wrote a letter to BSF Director General KK Sharma expressing his desire to visit the forward post of the BSF on the Indo-Pak border. Seeing the patriotic spirit and interest in defence services of the country, BSF DG give Ravikar, who is in V standard, an opportunity to visit the forward post. He was allow [ ... ]

Venkatesvara Vaibhavotsavam at PWD Grounds

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) will conduct Sri Venkateswara Vaibhavotsavam in a big way at PWD Grounds in Vijayawada from July 2 to 9. The event is meant to replicate all the paid rituals (Arjitha Sevas) performed from dawn to dusk at Tirumala viz., Suprabhata Seva, Thomala, Archana, Nivedana, Sahasra Deepalankara Seva and Ekanta Seva, and bring them before the devotees at remote locations, with the grandeur and spiritual ecstasy intact. After receiving overwhelming response from the public for its previous events in various parts of the State, the TTD management chose to hold th [ ... ]

Drone Manufacturing Unit to be Setup at Vizag

The AP Innovation Society is all set to establish a drone manufacturing unit in Visakhapatnam in two months. Delhi-based robotics and drone technology company Omni Present will join hands with the society in the project. With an estimated budget of Rs1.25 crore, the drone manufacturing unit in Visakhapatnam will be ready for production by September. All the establishment costa nd employees' salaries would be provided by the State government and the company would recruit people from the State to run the unit. The drones manufactured in this unit would be sold at a cost ranging from Rs.1.5 la [ ... ]

13 Districts in AP to Come Under Surveillance

The entire Andhra Pradesh will be under surveillance of the State government, which will use cloud-based IP CCTW surveillance cameras for the purpose. In addition to the existing 5,159 surveillance cameras, another 14,770 surveillance cameras will be installed to from a Statewide Surveillance Platform. A decision to this effect was taken at the State Cabinet meeting held at the Interim Government Complex at Velagapudi on Thursday. Andhra Pradesh State Fibernet Limited (APSFL) will execute the project at an estimated cost of Rs.989 crore. APSFIL will create an AP Surveillance Cloud, in asso [ ... ]

New Railway Line for Capital City, Amaravati

Union minister of railways Suresh Prabhu announced that the Union government sanctioned Rs.2,680 crore funds for the new railway line to new capital Amaravati. He asserted on the need for new railway line to the new capital Amaravati and assured about cooperation to AP towards construction of Amaravati railway line Connecting Vijayawada and Guntur. Guntur MP Galla Jayadev asserted the need for railway development in Guntur district in view of new capital Amaravati establishment and asked Mr Prabhu to initiate measures for the development of railway stations in Guntur district.

Spread Word about Amaravati, says Naidu

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu directed officials concerned to identify construction companies and invite global tenders for the construction of Assembly as the designs have almost been finalised. In a tele-conference on Thursday with senior officials of Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) and other departments, he wanted the officials to start the process pertaining to construction of the government buildings once the master plan is approved. They were asked to focus on construction of Central Axis Bridge on Krishna River to directly link the Assembly Complex with the other en [ ... ]

Train Halt for Secretariat Staff

There is good news for the Secretariat employees. A one minute halt to the 12795/96 Vijayawada - Secundrabad-Vijayawada inter-city express at Mangalagiri was announced by the railway ministry. The railway ministry introduced inter-city express to help the Secretariat employees residing in Hyderabad to reach Temporary Secretariat at Interim Government Complex at Velagapudi in Amaravati. But the employees have to step down at Guntur or Vijayawada and then are forced to travel to Velagapudi On buses covering 22 km from Vijayawada and 38 km from Guntur. The Hyderabad-based Secretariat employee [ ... ]

Hospital with Air Ambulance Facility Inaugurated in Vizag

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu, Inaugurated Pradhama Hospital, a multi-speciality hospital introduced by a group of 60 doctors from Visakhapatnam to serve the less privileged families and other sections of society seeking healthcare assistance. An air ambulance with roof-top helipad and add-on facilities like wellness centres are in the offing at a 10-floor corporate hospital being opened with an investment of Rs. 220 crore in the heart of the city abutting the National Highway by a team of local doctors. After obtaining clearance from the Civil Aviation Ministry, the hospital with bed s [ ... ]

VIT Amaravati, going to start its Classes from July 19th

The first ever educational institute in Captial Amaravati is going to start shortly. Amravati campus of VIT (Vellore Institute of Technology) will begin its classes from July 19. The campus will start with 830 students from AP and other states. These include engineering 660, M.Tech 120, and PhD students 50. The 'VIT', which is based in Vellore in Tamil Nadu, is the first institute to built its campus in Amravati. The government has allotted 200 acres to Ainavolu, about 2 km away from the temporary secretariat complex in Velagpudi. Buildings have been built in 100 acres in the first phase. O [ ... ]

Blueprint Ready for Inland Waterways between Kakinada to Puducherry

Blue Print has been prepared for inland water transport system between Kakinada-Pondicherry by The Inland Waterways Authority of India. The plans have been develop for water transportation from Kakinada to Puducherry through the confluence of Godavari-Krishna Rivers. Steps have been taken to develop 1078 km of water ways and Union Ministry of Shipping and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari is closely monitoring this project. This 1078 km includes 810 km in Andhra Pradesh, 188 km in Tamil Nadu, 78 km in Telangana, 2 km in Puducherry. It will develop be developed in 3 phases. In the first phase [ ... ]

Tenders for 10,000 Crore Works to be Called for Amaravati

Steps are being made to make the infrastructure in Capital Amravati on par with international standars. In the end of this month, CRDA and ADC are going to call tenders for the important works. It is estimated that their value will be between Rs. 9,000 crores to Rs. 10,000 crores. These tasks will be divided into multiple packages and will be handed over to international and professional expertise. The CRDA has been working hard to take up the process of tenders as soon as possible, as many national and international monetary agencies and banks came forward for funding. The capital city is [ ... ]

Benz Circle Flyover Works Commenced

The traffic congestion problem at Benz Circle in Vijayawada is going to come to an end very shortly. Water Resources Minister Devineni Umamaheswarar Rao, MP Kesineni Nani, East MLA Gadda Ramaohan Rao, MLC Buddha Venkanna, State Police Housing Corporation chairman Nagulmira, Mayor Koneru Sridhar started the flyover works. The formal pooja has been done at Anjaneya Swamy Temple

Speaking on the occasion Kesineni Nani said that, Once Benz Circle flyover is over, nobody can stop the development of Vijayawada. The flyover is being constructed at Rs 220 crore, with six lines of roads on either side [ ... ]

Stunning Fly-Through Video on Amaravati Designs

Stunning fly-through video animation prepared by Foster + Partners UK as part of their Concept Design presentation to CBN. The video summarizes the guiding principles and design features visualized by the Master Architect for the overall Government Complex and the iconic Legislature & High Court buildings. Norman Foster group which designed London's most Iconic buildings, Apple's Space Ship campus and many more Iconic building around the world has come up with final designs for Amaravati. Join hands with Amaravati, the People's Capital in Making. Please post your comments/suggestions/op [ ... ]

Naidu's Dream Capital Amaravati Gets Startup

An area of 6.84 sq km in capital city Amaravati was handed over to the Singapore Consortium on Monday for the development of a startup area. The APCRDA submitted a Letter of Award to the consortium in the presence of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and Singapore Minister of Trade and Industry SIswaran in Vijayawada. The consortium, consisting of Ascendas-Singbridge Pvt Ltd and Sembcorp Development Ltd, along with Amaravati Development Corporation as Amaravati Development Partners (ADP) will execute project works in the allotted area in three phases over a period of 15 years. Iswaran als [ ... ]

Watch IPL Cricket on Big Screen at IPL Fan Park in Vijayawada

Here is good news for cricket lovers and IPL fans in Vijayawada, yet again they can feel the stadium-like experience of watching the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Rising Pune Super giant scheduled to be held on Tuesday evening in Mumbai, in their own city, courtesy Vivo IPL Fan Parks. Makineni Basavapunnaiah Stadium at Ajit Singh Nagar is being readied as IPL Fan Park to provide stadium-like experience to the cricket fans. A giant screen measuring 32 feet high and 18 feet wide is being installed at the stadium. "Asthere are no IPL matches in the State and with the cost of tickets f [ ... ]

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