Aug. 22: The state roads and buildings minister, Mrs Galla Aruna Kumari, said that proposals had been made for projects worth Rs 3,560 crore, extending to over 712 projects for the state. The Central governm-ent too has given a positive picture, stating that the State of Accruals were in proper shape due to which a sub-meeting would be soon organised.

Visakhapatnam, Aug. 8: The Union minister of state for human resource development, Ms D. Purandareswari, said that there was a need for a policy to stop export of iron ore as the steel industry would be facing a severe shortage in the ensuing years.

Site Inspection Report on projects: 2x660 MW (Phase-I) Super Critical Coal-based Thermal Power Plant in Sompeta Mandal in Srikakulam; 2640 MW Bhavanapadu Thermal Power Project near Kakrapalli village, Srikakulam District; Alumina Refinery (1.4 MTPA) and Co-generation plant (90 MW) at Srungavarapukota, Vizianagaram; Alumina Refinery (1.5 MTPA ) Smelter Plant (2,50,000 TPA) alongwith Captive Powe

June 3: Beginning this year, the Agency areas of north Andhra districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, besides Adilabad would have roads worth Rs 1,500 crore over a period of five years. Announcing this here on Thursday, the Araku MP and chairman of Parliamentary Committee on Public Enterprises, Mr Y.

May 27: The north coastal Andhra districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam experienced severe heat wave conditions, recording highest temperatures for the year on Thursday.

Hyderabad, April 12: When state-owned Power Generation Corporation (Genco) proposed setting up a thermal project in the backward Srikakulam district, it was hoped that the region would benefit. But the environment ministry has objected to the situation of the proposed plant on a lagoon, and Genco had no choice but to drop the plan.

VDS Rama Raju / Chennai/ Visakhapatnam October 19, 2009, 0:01 IST

North coastal Andhra Pradesh is set to become the hub for the aluminium industry with three companies lining up over Rs 20,000 crore in the next three-four years for their proposed alumina refineries in the region.

Oct. 12: The panchayat raj minister, Mr Botsa Satyanarayana, asked medical and health officials, government doctors, members of district wing of Indian Medical Association and municipal commissioners to strictly implement an integrated health action plan to combat epidemics and viral fevers effectively in the district.

Sept. 29: Hyderabad and other Telangana districts are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall on Wednesday following the formation of a well-marked low pressure over west central Bay of Bengal.

Sept. 1: The state is unwell if the outbreak of seasonal diseases is any indication.
While dengue cases are on rise in urban areas, including Hyderabad, malaria is spreading in rural areas.
Many malaria cases have been reported from Ramachodavaram, East Godavari, Kadapa, Paderu in Visakhaptnam, Srikakau-
lam, Vizianagaram Badrac-
halam in Khammmam and Adilabad.