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Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, MP awarded best-performing states in ’Ease of Living Index’ 2018

Sep 25, 2018
The state of Andhra Pradesh has topped the ‘Ease of Living Index’ rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. It was followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. The three states were awarded best-performing states at the National Dissemination Workshop on September 24.

World’s first thermal battery plant to be inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh

Aug 6, 2018
The world's first-ever thermal battery plant will be unveiled in Andhra Pradesh by the state’s Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. The technology, which will help in mitigating carbon emissions, is best suited for grid balancing and stabilisations.

Andhra Pradesh tops Ease of Doing Business Rankings

Jul 11, 2018
Andhra Pradesh was followed by neighbouring Telangana (98.33 percent score) and Haryana (98.07 percent score) at the second and third position, respectively. This year, Gujarat slipped to the fifth rank in the ease of doing business from last year’s third position.

Andhra Pradesh gets separate state symbols post split

May 31, 2018
The state of Andhra Pradesh has notified its separate state symbols post-split and creation of Telangana in 2014. The move comes four years after unified Andhra Pradesh was bifurcated into two states- Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in June, 2014.

Andhra Pradesh Government launches multi-utility vehicle Naipunya Ratham

Mar 23, 2018
The first phase of the Naipunya Ratham launch will cover 13 districts and 28 smart villages in collaboration with Hewlett Packard (HP), Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India and Guide Foundation for Development.

Chandragiri becomes first ‘all women’ station in Andhra Pradesh

Mar 7, 2018
The South Central Railway has decided to convert some stations into ‘all women stations’ with an aim to empower the women work force in the Indian railways and develop their morale and self-confidence. Chandragiri became the first station in Andhra Pradesh to get the privileged status.

President inaugurates Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project

Dec 28, 2017
The Andhra Pradesh Fiber Grid Project was inaugurated by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at Velagapudi, Amaravathy. The project, initiated by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, aims to expand high-speed internet facility in the state.

Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’

Oct 3, 2017
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu launched ‘Swachh Andhra Mission’ on 2 October 2017, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti. Speaking on creating Open Defecation Free Andhra Pradesh, the Minister said that the state government is working on making the state 100 per cent ODF by March 2018.

Andhra Pradesh to be declared ODF by March 2018

Sep 21, 2017
The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu announced that the state will be declared ODF by March 2018. In Madhya Pradesh, over 2 Lakh toilet pits were dug on 17 September with the intention of turning them into at least one lakh toilets by 2 October.

Andhra Pradesh signs MoU for Hyperloop between Vijaywada and Amravati

Sep 8, 2017
If everything goes as planned, this will be the first Hyperloop project to be implemented in India.

Government to develop green airports in Andhra Pradesh

Aug 4, 2017
As a part of Government of India’s initiative to develop green airports, two airports in Andhra Pradesh- Tirupati and Vijayawada are going to go completely green!

Government to implement India’s first Rural LED Street Lighting Project in AP

Jun 6, 2017
The government of India would be fitting 10 lakh conventional street lights with LED lights in Gram Panchayats of 7 districts in Andhra Pradesh.

Vizianagaram wins MGNREGA National Award

Jun 5, 2017
The prestigious award would be presented to the district programme coordinator and District Collector at the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA Sammelan on 19 June 2017 in New Delhi.

Andhra Pradesh hosts 3-day MODI fest

Jun 2, 2017
Andhra Pradesh is hosting a three-day Modi Fest to celebrate the successful completion of the three-year rule by the NDA government.

Andhra Pradesh’s Banganapalle mango gets Geographical Indication tag

May 5, 2017
The Andhra Pradesh government is the registered proprietor of the GI tag for Banganapalle mangoes, often hailed as “the king of mangoes.”

Cabinet approves Vijayawada Airport as International Airport

May 4, 2017
The cabinet led by Prime Minister approved the proposal demanding for upgradation of Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada Airport to an international airport.

Union Cabinet approves setting up of Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy at Visakhapatnam

Apr 13, 2017
The institute will be set up as "an Institute of National Importance" through an Act of Parliament.

Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 3-day National Children’s Film Festiva

Apr 7, 2017
A three-day National Children’s Film Festival was inaugurated by Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Vishakhapatnam on 7 April 2017. The festival is being hosted by the Children’s Film Society, India, and Andhra Pradesh state government.

ESIC launches Mobile Clinic Services in AP, Telangana

Mar 27, 2017
ESI services cover around 48 lakh beneficiaries through 12 lakh insured persons in Telangana.

Union Cabinet approves special assistance measure for Andhra Pradesh

Mar 16, 2017
The centre will provide the 100% fund of the remaining cost of the irrigation component of the Polavaram project for the period starting from 1 April 2014.

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