Rajahmundry, June 14: Health authorities are initiating measures to contain the outbreak of seasonal fevers like malaria, dengue, cholera, typhoid, gastro and others in both East and West Godavari districts as several parts in both the districts are witnessing rainfall for past few days.

Rajahmundry, June 6: Governor of Pondicherry, Dr Iqbal Singh, called for preserving drinking water resources for future needs.

Participating in the bhoomi puja programme for the supply of drinking water to Yanam under Pondy state from the Godavari river on Sunday, Mr Singh said that unless these measures were initiated properly, there would be shortage of drinking water by 2020.

Rajahmundry, May 31: Though health authorities are able to detect new cases of tuberculosis by involving health workers in villages advising people suffering with continuous cough to approach a health centre for diagnosis, they are facing a gigantic task to persuade TB patients on treatment to continue it until they get relief and also to bring down the number of fatalities in both East and West G

The Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation (APMDC) has floated a global invitation for expression of interest (EoI) for entering into agreement with it for operating heavy mineral beach sand mines (HMBS), mineral separation plants and value-added industries under the public private partnership (PPP) mode and the response has been very encouraging.

Rajahmundy, May 25: Laila cyclone brought relief to East Godavari in the form of developing water sources, both surface and ground water.
Studies reveal that the district, which was otherwise reeling under severe water shortage, benefited from the rains due to the cyclone immensely.

Rajahmundry, May 24: Authorities in the Godavari districts have taken up a special drive for maintenance of sanitation especially in villages which were affected in the recent cyclonic storm, and are also organising health camps to educate people on health hazards.

May 20: Cyclone Laila left a trial of devastation in both East and West Godavari districts with the inundation of paddy fields, damaged roads, overflowing canals, uprooted electric poles and snapped power lines under the influence of heavy rainfall with gales. In East Godavari, based on preliminary reports, paddy crop was damaged over about 142 acres, 41 houses were damaged fully and 70 partly.

Rajahmundry, May 17: Villagers are likely to face a shortage of drinking water as the existing water levels in summer storage tanks are gradually depleting and irrigation authorities are planning to extend the reopening of the canals beyond 45 days as per the original schedule for taking up maintenance works in both East and West Godavari districts.

May 9: Following Sunday

Kakinada, May 5: The president of the East Godavari District Congress Committee and zilla parishad chairman, Mr Ch. Venugopala Krishna, said that he had recently appealed to the Chief Minister, Mr K.