State government has decided to prepare an eight-year perspective plan for overall development of tribals by identifying gaps in growth of tribal areas vis-à-vis plain areas, Minister for Social We

The East Godavari district administration is keen on ensuring construction of 4.5 lakh individual sanitary latrines (ISL) at households in the next two years under the ‘Atma Gouravam’ scheme.

People of Asanagiri and other girijan villages are strongly opposing mining of laterite in their area since it will deny them their livelihood and wipe out the caves in the Gangalamma Konda.

The prime objective of the study is to understand the forest diversity in the degraded forests of Burna, Baliagam reserve forests of Srikakulam and Mallavaram Reserve Forest of East Godavari districts of Andhra Pradesh, India.

Surface and ground water are systems linked with each other. In coastal region salanization problem is significant for groundwater contamination. The transition of ground water in to the surface waters contributes a noticeable change in teh ground water environment besides heavy metal cycling. Due to natural and anthropogenic activities the surface waters become contaminated which in turn depletes the ground water quality in the nearby areas of estuaries.

Kakinada: There is an outbreak of dengue in Hukumpet village of Thondangi mandal in East Godavari district, as four cases have been confirmed and 19 are suspected.

Debate in Rajya Sabha on Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill, 2014. The Minister of Home Affairs Shri Raj Nath Singh informed Rajya Sabha that " Rajya Sabha had passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill on 20th February. The Rajya Sabha had passed the Bill without any amendments.

Sedentary lifestyle and consumption of fat-rich food and alcohol are major causes

Incidence of cardio-vascular diseases (CVD) is on the rise in East and West Godavari districts, according to a study conducted by the Rural Andhra Pradesh Cardio Vascular Healthcare System (RAPCVHS).

This report was prepared for grant of Environmental Clearance to ONGC's project titled 'Development Drilling of 40 wells in KG Basin in East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna Districts of Andhra Pradesh' in Godavari Onland and West Godavari PML Onland blocks.

New Delhi: The Environment ministry has said that over 1.5 lakh people will be affected due to construction of the Polavaram multi-purpose project in Andhra Pradesh.

"A total of 1,77,275 persons will be affected in Andhra Pradesh as a result of construction of the project," Environment and Forest minister Jayanthi Natarajan said in reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

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