July 28: With concerns about polluted environments growing and the Centre identifying several industrial clusters across the country that pose an unacceptably high risk to human health, cleaning up some of the worst areas is a big challenge for the authorities.

Vijayawada, July 6: The Union minister for urban development, Mr S. Jaipal Reddy, said on Tuesday that the Central government would continue sanctioning grants for the development of infrastructure in Vijayawada city under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) phase II.

Vijayawada, June 30: The municipal council gave a green signal to the proposal made by the officials to seek either grant or loan from the Central government/ World Bank for the execution of JNNURM-Plus project aimed at the development of infrastructure for Vijayawada urban transport.

Vijayawada, June 29: As part of the mega housing project under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM), the Vijayawada municipal corporation (VMC) will construct 3,072 G+3 units in Ajit Singh Nagar and Kabela colonies, each unit at a cost of Rs 2.50 lakh.

June 24: The district administration has constituted mandal-level teams to take preventive measures to check the outbreak of seasonal diseases like diarrhoea, cholera, malaria, filarial and jaundice in the monsoon season.

Vijayawada, June 1: Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS) buses will ply on city roads after the laying of BRTS roads.

Vijayawada, May 31: The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation Vijayawada region has decided to introduce new city buses according to the demand.

Vijayawada, May 30: Land problem for the construction of houses under Jawaharlal Nehru Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) in Vijayawada will be solved very soon.

Vijayawada, May 10: The much-awaited Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) road developed between Alluri Sitaramaraju Road in Kedareswarapet to Gunadala centre passing via Satyanarayanapuram and Madhura Nagar will be completed by next month.

VIJAYAWADA, April 27: The municipal commissioner, Mr G. Ravi Babu, has instructed the engineering and town planning officials to take steps to immediately vacate the residents in Machavaram Down area to speed up the construction of the Bus Rapid Transport System (BRTS) project in the city.