Tag: Telangana

Telangana gets approval for additional borrowings of Rs 2,508 crore

NEW DELHI: After Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, Telengana has become the third state to complete urban local bodies reforms stipulated by the Union finance ministry. With the completion of the reforms, the ministry has allowed the state to make additional borrowing of Rs 2,508 crore. The permission for mobilising additional financial resources of Rs […]

Telangana seeks funds from Modi government for handlooms, textiles

HYDERABAD: Telangana’s Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao has urged the Narendra Modi government (Centre) to allocate funds in the Union Budget 2021-22 for development of handlooms and textiles in the state. In a letter to Union Textiles Minister Smriti Z. Irani, he sought funds for the development of the Kakatiya Mega Textile Park, and sanction […]

Chandrasekhar Rao announces filling up of vacancies in all departments

HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday announced that notifications would be issued shortly to fill up vacancies of teachers, police personnel and others. He directed Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar to collect the list of number of vacancies in all the departments all over the State. “The primary information suggests that there are […]

Registration of non-agricultural properties in Telangana again from December 14

NEW DELHI: Registration of non-agricultural properties in Telangana will resume from December 14 as Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Friday formally launched slot booking. The development came a day after High Court permitted the commencement of registrations with 100 per cent advance slot booking. Initially, only 24 slots can be booked per day at each […]

South Central Railway transport automobiles from Telangana to Tripura

NEW DELHI: The South Central Railway (SCR) has for the first time transported automobiles from Telangana’s Zahirabad to Tripura. SCR officials said on Wednesday that mini trucks and commercial vehicles were transported to Jirania Railway Station in Tripura in the Northeast part of the country. It is the farthest distance being covered by Railways from […]

KCR promises all help to Telugu film industry

HYDERABAD: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday assured the Telugu film industry that the state government will take all the measures needed to protect and support it in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. He promised concessions and exemptions to support the film industry and the workers as they suffered losses due to […]

Amazon Web Services to invest Rs 20,761 crore in Hyderabad

NEW DELHI: Amazon Web Services (AWS) will invest Rs 20,761 crore to set up multiple data centres in Hyderabad, the Telangana government announced on Friday. Telangana’s Minister for Information Technology and Industry K.T. Rama Rao said this would be the largest foreign direct investment in the history of Telangana. AWS will set up Asia Pacific […]

Telangana agriculture minister meets Sharad Pawar in Baramati

NEW DELHI: Telangana agriculture minister Singireddy Niranjan Reddy on Friday called on NCP chief Sharad Pawar at the latter’s residence in Baramati of Maharashtra’s Pune district. Taking to Twitter, former Union Agriculture Minister Pawar said it was a “courtesy call” and that they had discussed issues and challenges pertaining to the agriculture sector. “We discussed […]

6 electric vehicle firms to invest over Rs 2,500 crore in Telangana

NEW DELHI: Six firms in the electric mobility space will set up their facilities in Telangana with an investment of over Rs 2,500 crore. These firms including Mytrah Energy, Olectra Greentech and ETO Motors on Friday signed memoranda of understanding with the state government. The biggest investment is proposed to be made by Mytrah Energy. […]

Telangana waived off Rs 27,000 crore crop loans in six years: KTR

HYDERABAD: The Telangana government has waived off crop loans amounting to Rs 27,718 crore during the last six years, Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao said on Wednesday. He said that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) report on state finances reinforces Telangana government’s unflinching commitment to welfare of farmers. The minister tweeted that in the […]

Telangana to strengthen Agriculture Department with Marketing Division

NEW DELHI: The Telangana government on Friday decided to strengthen the Agriculture Department by creating two divisions, one to take care of irrigation, power, fertiliser and seeds, and the second to focus on marketing. Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, who held a review meeting on agriculture, directed that an Indian Administrative Officer (IAS) officer should […]

Telangana Assembly passes amendments to GHMC Act

NEW DELHI: The Telangana Assembly on Tuesday passed amendments to Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) Act 1955, which among other things, made it mandatory for the State Election Commission to take the state government’s concurrence while conducting the elections. The Assembly, which is holding a special session to pass amendments to various laws, passed the […]

Telangana CM wants Andhra Pradesh to stop “illegal” projects

NEW DELHI: Telangana would construct a barrage at Alampur-Pedda Marur in the state to lift three TMC of water per day for agriculture if neighbouring Andhra Pradesh does not stop construction of “illegal”projects like Pothireddypadu on Krishna river, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said on Tuesday. He said the Telangana government would not keep quiet […]

Telangana seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre for Hyderabad-Vijayawada highway

HYDERABAD: Telangana’s minister for municipal administration and urban development K. T. Rama Rao has urged the Narendra Modi government (Centre) to provide Rs 500 crore for development works on Hyderabad – Vijayawada section of National Highway 65. In a letter to Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, he sought the assistance to […]

Modi government allows 5 states to procure 13.77 lakhs tonnes of pulses, oilseeds

NEW DELHI:The government of India has allowed five states to procure 13.77 lakh tonnes of pulses and oilseeds in the current Kharif season (2020-21), the Union Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare said in a statement on Monday. The five states are Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Haryana. The Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21 […]

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