View image Polavaram hydropower project will flood Orissa

March 20: The state government has decided to cancel the auctioning of sand reaches in the state till the completion of elections keeping in view the model code of conduct. But it decided to review its decision on Saturday.
A senior official of the mines and geology department said the CEO would be consulted in this regard on Saturday in this regard.

Rajahmundry Dec. 2: Two more rehabilitation colonies are getting ready at Thotagondhi and Mamidigondhi for the benefit of the Indira Sagar Polavaram project-affected people from Polavaram mandal as part of the relief and rehabilitation package in West Godavari shortly.

Compensation fails to rehabilitate Polavaram

Rajahmundry, Nov. 25: The state government issued an order declaring Papikonda Wildlife Sanctuary as a National Park recently. The government issued GO No. 144 declaring the wildlife sanctuary as a national park to be developed in an area covering about 1,012.85 square kilometres.

Rajahmundry, Nov. 14: The education authorities under the Sarva Siksha Abhiyan programme plan to start mini residential bridge centres (RBC) from January 2009 in West Godavari, in an attempt to rescue child labourers as well as school dropouts and provide them formal education.

Hyderabad, Nov. 4: The state government issued orders notifying Papikonda wildlife sanctuary as a national park. This became necessary as works were taken up in the sanctuary area for the Polavaram project. The animals in the national park will be shifted.

Rajahmundry, Oct. 15: After facing the nature

Rajahmundry, Oct. 14: The Centre is planning to develop the Papikonda wildlife sanctuary into a national park. The sanctuary is around 591 sq kms area and is spread over in East Godavari, West Godavari and Khammam districts. The forest authorities have recently carried out a survey to identify the thick forest areas adjoining the sanctuary limits and identified nearly 283 sq km.

Kamavarapukota, Oct. 13: The minister for minor irrigation, Mr Maganti Venkateswara Rao, ina-ugurated the mid-day meal scheme meant for high sch-ools students in West Goda-vari district on Monday.