Naidu flies to Davos

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 gen [ ... ]

Gannavaram Airport New Terminal to Open on January 12th

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  [ ... ]

Chief Ministers Interview with Hindustan Times

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

Fintech Tower and Six Fintech Companies Opened in Vizag

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  [ ... ]

Nagarjuna University Gets NAAC A Grade

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-Chanc [ ... ]

CRDA Plans Bus-Cum-Boat Ride for Ibrahimpatnam to Amaravati


The State capital Amaravati will have bus-cum-boat vehicle facility soon. Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) officials have finalised plans to introduce the bus-cum-boats from Ibrahimpatnam to Amaravati on River Krishna. The CRDA officials are drawing up plans to replicate the two-way mode transport facility which was launched in Goa recently. According to sources, the new facility will be available in two months for both tourists as well as public. Ibrahimpatnam in Krishna district has become an important tourist spot due to Pavitra Sangamam (confluence of Krishna-Godavari rivers).  [ ... ]

CM to Open Swanky children's Theatre in Vizag

Considered to be the best in the country, VUDA Children Arena built at a cost of Rs 22.16 crore will be launched by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Nadu on December 17. The existing children theatre at Siripuram junction was partly demolished in 2012 and construction of new complex was taken up in 2013. There were many hiccups during the last three years and finally the dream theatre for children materialised. The modern children arena is proposed with increase seating capacity and state-of-the-art facilities having elegant appearance made with composite panel in different colours for outer sh [ ... ]

Adventure Water Sports Introduced in Krishna River

A new boating experience is brought to life for the visitors to Krishna River. Water Sports India has launched different varieties of boats on the Krishna Waters as a tourist attraction in association with the AP Tourism in Punnami Ghat on Wednesday. The Dolphin pedel boat stood attractive out of all, which facilitates four members while two of them pedal the boat to move in the water. The other is the inflatable boat which accommodates seven passengers, with one driver which runs on the motor speed on the Water. Water Sports India also provided Khayak Ocean boat in which two persons can g [ ... ]

Three-day Fete to Celebrate Guntur’s 150th Anniversary

The Guntur Municipal Corporation has decided to conduct the district's 150th celebrations on February 17, 18 and 19 next year. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the celebrations. Efforts are being made to invite President Pranab Mukherjee for the event. Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu and all AP ministers will attend the celebrations. A food festival of Guntur delicacies will be held on these three days near Swamy Theatre. Hyderabadi / Nizam foods on first, millet/pungent food of Rayalaseema on second day and Andhra-Guntur specials on the third day would be available for  [ ... ]

To Setup its Centre in Amaravati, Microsoft Seeks 5-Star Hotels For its staff

Generally, any industrialist or company wanting to set up a unit in any state asks the government concerned for various concessions and exemptions related to taxes, land allotment, power and Water supply. But, Officials Were Surprised over the requirements of Microsoft to set up its unit at Amaravati. Microsoft representatives met AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada two days ago. They discussed the possibilities of setting up a Microsoft unit at Amaravati, the capital city of AP. Senior officials of the AP government Were also present. Officials expected the Microsoft repr [ ... ]

Surgical Strikes on Black Money Could have Fetched More Says PM


Using the analogy of surgical strikes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wondered what would have happened if the government had adopted similar strategy in the recent campaign against black money, which unearthed Rs.65,000 crore. "We gave some time to those who had generated black money (to declare it). You Will be happy to know that Rs.65,000 crore in black money came into main stream with payment of tax and penalty. "Now think, Rs.36,000 crore that was leaking has been stopped (by direct benefit transfer), and Rs.65,000 crore of black money is unearthed, together it is 1 lakh-crore [ ... ]

Andhra Pradesh Singapore Sign MoU to Fight Cyber Crime

The state government on Saturday signed a pact with Singapore for the establishment of a Centre of Excellence (COE) at Visakhapatnam. According to JA Chowdary, Special Chief Secretary and IT Advisor to the state government, the MoU will be a landmark one in the government's endeavour to combat cyber crimes. Stating that Singapore is a pioneer in IT-enabled Financial Technologies (Fin Tech), Chowdary said that Fin Tech offers a solution to tackle the cyber attacks on banks and other financial institutions. Cyber hackers had become more intelligent these days and capable of hacking even smart  [ ... ]

Britain to Fund Rs.40,000 Crores to Amaravati

Britain government is going to invest around 6 billion dollars (Rs.40,000 crores), to Andhra Pradesh Capital Amaravati. Britain will keep a special fund called "Amaravati Development Fund" and used this amount for the basic infrastructure and development of Amaravati. "Amaravati Development Fund" would be raised by Britain through London Stock Exchange. These funds will not only be helpful to infrastructure, but also provide loans to establish industries in private and public sector. Price Water House Coopers and Ernst & Young are going to act as a consultant for British government and  [ ... ]

Guntur Municipal Corporation to Provide 24x7 Drinking Water Supply Across City

The Guntur Municipal Corporation for the first time in the State will introduce uninterrupted drinking water supply in the city from December. The Guntur Municipal Corporation would conduct a tap mela to sanction individual water taps from October 21 to 27 in eight places of the city. GMC commissioner S. Nagalakshmi said that water woes of the Guntur city would be resolved with new connections. She said that the integrated drinking Water supply scheme was funded by the World Bank at a cost of Rs 460 crore under the Amrut Scheme and laying of Water supply lines in majority areas was nearing c [ ... ]

Police Constable Recruitment on November 7th

The physical measurement tests (PMT), physical efficiency tests (PET), trade and driving tests for 25 SCT police constable (mechanics) posts and 134 police constable (drivers) (Men) posts will be held from November 7 at 6th Battalion, APSP Mangalagiri. In a communiqué issued on Thursday, AP state level Police Recruitment Board (APSLPRB) chairman Atul Singh said that the candidates may download their call letters from the Website recruitment.appolice.gov.in, on October 27. The APSLPRB chairman has suggested to the candidates to bring their Aadhaar card or any other photo identity pro [ ... ]

Fertiliser Plant to Come up in Krishnapatnam

Krishnapatnam, which has become popular for its port activities, would soon be a home for one of the major fertiliser plants in the country. In a joint venture, Indian fertiliser co-operative Kribhco has joined hands With OCP, a Moroccan Company, to set up a new plant at Krishnapatnam for manufacturing phosphatic fertilisers with an investment of Rs.1,500 crore. On Friday, both the companies announced their joint venture (with equal share) - Greenfield NPK (Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium) fertiliser plant with an annual production capacity of 1.2 million tonnes. In a release, Kiribhco  [ ... ]

Lokesh Declares Family Assets; Balayya Gift to Devansh is a Highlight

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu Family announced their assets for the sixth consecutive year. This time Nara Lokesh has announced the family assets. He has dared the opposition parties to prove wrong and file a case, if they have any more assets, than the announced. This year Nara Devansh, grandson of Chandarababu Naidu has also have some assets. Nandamuri Balakrishna, grandfather of Nara Devansh has gifted him Rs.2.04 crores as fixed deposit and showed his love towards his grandson. Here are the assets of Chandrababu family. Chandrababu Naidu Total Assets: Rs 3.73 crore
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31 Start Hotels to Invest in Amaravati

In a significant move by CRDA to promote hospitality sector in the capital city of Amaravati in line with the vision of Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu to make Amaravati one of the best five capital cities of the World, 31 giants in hospitality sector of national and international repute evinced keen interest in setting up their hotels and convention centres in Amaravati. A round table conference in this regard was conducted on Tuesday in the city with the top developers and hotel chains. Laying out the context, Ajay Jain, principal secretary (CRDA), explained to the delegates about the po [ ... ]

Brain Dead Youth From Vijayawada, Gives Life to Five

A young guy from Jaggayyapeta from Krishna District, who is brain dead, gives life to five other, by donating organs. Vamsikrishna from Jaggayyapet in Krishna district was working as a network administrator at Mandava Engineering College and he fell sick with fever and severe headache. He was admitted in Andhra Hospital in Vijayawada. But, his condition has become serious and declared brain dead on Wednesday. Vamiskrishna's parents Venugopal Rao and Rajeshwari came forward to donate all the useful parts of their son's body through Jeevan Dan Trust. Eyes were donated to Vasan Eye Hospital in [ ... ]

Tremendous Growth in Gannavaram Airport Passenger Traffic

Gannavaram Airport, which is the only airport of the capital region Amaravati, is surprising everyone with its growth rate. The trend of increase in passenger traffic is growing every year, post bifurcation. The first half of 2016-2017 financial year proved this once again. Gannavaram Airport registered a growth of 71.38 % compared to same period last year. As many as 3,19,725 passengers travelled to various destinations from Gannavaram Airport, compared to 1,86,558, in the same period in 2015-2016. Whereas for the complete financial year in 2015-2016, the total number of passengers travell [ ... ]

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