The two trained elephants which were brought from Chittoor for operation Gaj for chasing wild tuskers to Orissa are starving and the forest department officials planned to shift them to Indira Gandhi

The Mylavaram reservoir constructed with a capacity of 9.5 tmc ft to provide irrigation water to 75,000 acres in Kadapa district is drying up.

The National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) is to be implemented at a cost of nearly Rs 151 crore in West Godavari district from April.

All the works including civil, pressure mines (laying underground pipelines) and electro-mechanical works of Indirasagar Lift Irrigation Scheme (ILIS) are going on a war-footing with an aim to start t

The officials issued orders banning digging of agriculture borewells in 350 villages in the district in which the water table plummeted.

Anantapur district topped the state in speeding up works of the second phase of houses under the Indiramma scheme at the field level.

Steps are being taken to generate power from the first phase of the power project with a capacity of 4,000 mw in Krishnapatnam in the district in October 2013.

The much-hyped High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) to improve the quality of power supply is moving at snail's pace.

Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy on Sunday directed officials to introduce social audit in the Indiramma housing scheme.

The government is conducting a socio-economic survey in the Bhadrachalam forests to find out the status of primitive tribal groups who will be displaced by the Polavaram project. The minister for major irrigation, Mr Ponnala Lakshmaiah, told the Council that that the survey had been concluded in 276 villages. Ten more villages are left to be surveyed. Kondareddis, one of the primitive groups, live in the Bhadrachalam forests. Mr Lakshmaiah was reacting to MLCs who asked the government to explain the status of the primitive tribes. Mr P. Yadagiri (TD) said, advocates who were filing cases on behalf of displaced people were minting money. The minister said land acquisition was done with the consent of the locals and there was no role of advocates. The Chief Minister, Dr Y.S. Rajashekar Reddy said collectors were asked to be liberal while granting compensation to displaced persons.