Ground water is a significant source for drinking, agricultural and aquaculture purposes in Godavari region. Groundwater if contaminated due to manmade activities cause concern on environment and human health. The aim of the present study is to review the impact of aquaculture on environment briefly and to assess the ground water quality in East Godavari District. Aquaculture activities are major impact on water resources-they are physical, chemical and biological.

The East Godavari district administration has written a letter to the State Government to cancel the NOC granted for mining operations in two villages following irregularities.

The outcome at the 12 gram sabhas held in Kalahandi and Rayagada districts will impact the projects proposed in Vizag and East Godavari district

The decade-old struggle by the Dongria Kondhs and other traditional forest-dwellers in Odisha culminating in rejection of the proposed bauxite mining by Orissa Mining Corporation and Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) in Niyamgiri hills will have an impact on mining projects in tribal areas of Andhra Pradesh.

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) have commonly been known as rich people's disease, but a recent study in the state reveals how the NCD caseload in the state is more in rural pockets of Warangal, E

Rajahmundry: Urbanisation and migration of wage seekers is the cause of the sharp rise in slums in the city.

In East Godavari, both the commercial city Rajahmundry and port city Kakinada are plagued with increasing slums in the last decade. As per Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA) statistics gathered by East Godavari unit, 92 slums exist in Rajahmundry and 98 in Kakinada.

Hyderabad: The deaths due to sunstroke have risen to 524 since April 1, 2013, according to the department of Disaster Management of the state government.

It, however, says that the sample collected during exploration activity should not be used for commercial activity

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has accorded 'green signal' to Oil India Ltd's (OIL's) proposed exploration activities in KG–ONN–2004/1 block in the Krishna-Godavari basin.

Andhra Pradesh has lost significant number of farmers in the last one decade.

Lightning struck and killed at least 21 people and heavy unseasonal rain damaged acres of standing crops, particularly paddy and mango, over the past two days across Andhra Pradesh.

The company has said that gas supplies from Reliance D-6 block was dwindling

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has allowed GVK Group's gas-based power plant in East Godavari to use diesel as an alternate fuel after the company said gas supplies from Reliance D-6 block was dwindling. The Expert Appraisal Committee under the Ministry had earlier rejected the Group's proposal to use diesel as an alternate fuel at the plant, and advised it to approach the Ministry of Petroleum for its views on the matter.

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