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Andhra Pradesh government invites South Korean steel giant POSCO to set up plant

AMARAVATI: The Andhra Pradesh government has invited South Korean major POSCO to set up its greenfield integrated steel plant in SPS Nellore district and promised to extend fiscal and non-fiscal incentives over and above those stipulated in the state Industrial Policy 2020-23. The state government’s invitation to POSCO comes at a time when Chief Minister […]

‘No change in Polavaram project height, water to flow from 2022 kharif’

POLAVARAM: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday said there is no change in the height of Polavaram project and that water from it will be released for Kharif 2022. “Rehabilitation works will be taken up on a priority basis. Initially, the rehabilitation works with an estimated cost of Rs 3,330 crore […]

Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy lays foundation for fishing harbours and hubs

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy virtually laid the foundation stone for four fishing harbours and 25 aqua hubs, which coincided with the World Fisheries Day on Saturday. Estimated to cost Rs 1,510 crore, the harbours will come up at Juvvaladinne in Nellore district, Uppada in East Godavari, Nizampatnam in Guntur […]

2 lakh private school students in Aandhra Pradesh shift to government schools

AMARAVATI: More than 2 lakh students have left private schools in Andhra Pradesh to join government schools in 2020, propelled by the myriad schemes introduced to encourage public education. “A total of 42.46 lakh students have enrolled themselves in government and government aided schools this year, which is 2.68 lakh more than the enrolment figure […]

Andhra Pradesh government cancels lease of Visakhapatnam restaurant, owner close to TDP

VISAKHAPATNAM: Officials of the Visakhapatnam Metropolitan Region Development Authority (VMRDA) have cancelled the lease of a food and beverage outlet, Fusion Foods, for violating lease rules. “The drive was carried out by VMRDA against Fusion Foods,” an official confirmed with IANS. Incidentally, the outlet is promoted by T. Harshavardhan Prasad, who is touted to be […]

Andhra Pradesh urges Centre to clear Rs 9,164 crore dues immediately

NEW DELHI: The cash-starved Andhra Pradesh government has requested the Centre to immediately release Rs 9,164 crore under various heads, due to the state for several years. Despite borrowing heavily from different sources, the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government is finding it very difficult to foot the bill for numerous freebie schemes and has […]

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister gives nod to hike taxes levied by Transport Department

AMARAVATI: In dire need of funds for his numerous freebie schemes, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy has given his nod for enhancement of various taxes by the Transport Department that could net an additional sum of Rs 400 crore to the exchequer per annum. Consequently, life tax on two-wheelers and four- […]

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister launches scheme to provide financial assistance to students

AMARAVATI: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched yet another scheme named after him ‘Jagananna Vasthi Deevena’ under which a financial assistance of Rs 2,300 crore would be provided to students pursuing various post-Intermediate courses to meet hostel and mess expenses. The Chief Minister launched the programme in Vizianagaram district […]

High-power panel on Andhra Pradesh capital to engage with all stakeholders

NEW DELHI: The high-powered committee of ministers and bureaucrats, which conducted its first meeting here on Tuesday, has decided to engage all stakeholders in talks before finalising its report on the state capital issue. The HPC, which has 10 ministers and six bureaucrats, including the state Chief Secretary, is supposed to deliberate the reports of […]

Amaravati can’t be capital city, Visakhapatnam can: Consulting firm

NEW DELHI: Amaravati cannot be developed as the state capital city instead port city Visakhapatnam could be the preferred choice, according to Boston Consulting Group, which the Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government hired to suggest a BIG (balance, inclusive growth) strategy for Andhra Pradesh. The BCG report, contents of which were shared with reporters […]

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