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Major rly stations in rural areas of AP & Telengana to have Wi-Fi

As per railway boards direction, South Central Railway (SCR) provided internet access in 45 stations 25 in Andhra Pradesh and 20 in Telangana last year. RailTel Corporation of India, which is working on the pan-India WiFi project in tandem with Google, took up the installation. It may be recalled that WiFi works are already on […]

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IGBC green cities rates Amaravati as ‘Platinum’ city

The IGBC has given the rating on the basis of the parameters including; city planning, heat mitigation, green building, public space and regions under green cover, environmental monitoring and others. A city is given a platinum rating if its score is between 76 and above, on whole Amaravati scored 78 out of 100 points. The […]

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Andhra Pradesh to encourages rural tourism

The tourism department of Andhra Pradesh has planned to boost rural tourism to highlight the image of rural Andhra Pradesh, by establishing homestays in rural areas that are less explored by tourists. As part of this plan, the department has identified 37 villages in 13 districts of AP which have the scope for tourism development.A? […]

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Andhra Pradesh plans to transform all its cities into smart cities

He said that they are readying a blueprint to develop all the cities in the state as smart cities with state, central and private funds and that Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu had directed them to ready the plans to transform all the cities into smart cities. A?Narayana further said, Centre is extending funds for development […]

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MoUD approves investment in Andhra Pradesh under Atal Mission

The Ministry had earlier approved Rs 663 crore for 2015-16 and Rs 877 crore for 2016-17 taking the total investment under Atal Mission to Rs 2,890 crore.

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Andhra Pradesh to turn six towns into smart cities

With the state government stepping up developmental activities in both Vijayawada and Guntur as part of the capital city development project, almost all the cities in central and south coastal districts have been covered under the Smart Cities programme. A?

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Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh becomes first states to achieve ODF status

In a similar address to Tirupati programme, Naidu urged the people to become Swachhagrahis to make the country free from poor hygiene in the spirit of Satyagrahis who won political freedom for the country under the leadership of Gandhiji. He said that Rs 186 crore has been sanctioned for Andhra Pradesh for focusing on solid […]

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A village in Andhra Pradesh gets biodigester toilets

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry Nirmala Sitharamans adopted village in Andhra Pradesh has become the first village in India to get biodigester toilets, courtesy DRDO. Source: NDTV

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Andhra Pradesh to become Indias first Open Defecation Free State

The state officials gave this assurance during a review of the progress of Swachh Bharat Mission in all the 110 municipalities of Andhra Pradesh by Rajiv Gauba, Secretary (Urban Development) at Visakhapatnam. Gauba went to the port city for review of the progress of urban missions like Smart city Mission, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and […]

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Four greenfield airports to come up in Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh

The Civil Aviation Ministry has given clearance to develop four greenfield airports. One such airport in the offing is the Rs 1378 crore international airport at Dholera in Gujarat. The new airport aims to reduce traffic of the Ahmedabad airport, which has handled around 5.05 million passengers, including 1.22 million international travellers in 2014-15. The […]

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