Telangana Category

Hyderabad/Vijayawada: Over five lakh trucks went off the roads in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh as part of an indefinite strike by transporters which began on Thursday in the two states. The lorry owners’ associations in both states said the members suspended transportation services from 6 a.m. in accordance with the decision taken by the South Zone Motor Transporters’ Welfare Association in support of their demands. The association has exempted essential services like transport of vegetables, milk and petrol from the strike. Andhra Pradesh Lorry Owners’ Association claimed that three lakhRead More
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today ruled out possibility of early Assembly polls. His assertion came in the backdrop of opposition Congress’ claim that Assembly elections are likely to be advanced in Telangana. “Elections will happen as per schedule,” he said in the Legislative Assembly, referring to the comments of state Congress president N Uttam Kumar Reddy. The term of current Assembly ends in 2019. Rao’s comments came during a debate on the annual budget for 2017-18 while talking about the measures announced by the TRS government for the welfare of backwardRead More

Posted On March 13, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

Eatala to present budget today

Hyderabad: Finance Minister Eatala Rajender will present the annual budget of Telangana State for the financial year 2017-18 in the Legislative Assembly at 12 noon on Monday. The State Cabinet on Sunday gave its nod to the budget proposals at its meeting held here at Pragathi Bhavan. The total budget outlay is likely to be around Rs 1.40 lakh crore to Rs 1.42 lakh crore as against Rs 1.30 lakh crore for 2016-17 financial year. The budget which has so far been giving more prominence to irrigation projects, this timeRead More
Siddipet: Irrigation Minister T Harish Rao has said a legislation to create more fisheries cooperative societies would be brought next year and two fisheries engineering colleges would be set up in the State, in addition to admitting children of fishermen in BC welfare schools. Minister of Irrigation Harish Rao says legislation will be enacted for the purpose Fisheries engineering college will be established next year and fishermen’s children will be admitted in BC Welfare Hostels, he states At a meeting held between representatives of Industrial Fisheries Cooperative societies and theRead More
Hyderabad: Telangana government has announced several sops for Village Revenue Assistants (VRAs) who have been waiting for salary hike for years.   Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday announced the increase of salaries of VRAs by 64.61 per cent. With this, the salaries of the VRAs would increase to Rs 10,500 from the present Rs 6,500. The hiked salaries will be paid to the VRAs from April 1. The Chief Minister also announced that the VRAs would be given double bed room houses in their own village. They willRead More

Posted On February 23, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

KCR prays for prosperity of Telangana, AP

Tirumala: Telangana State Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, who visited Tirumala on Wednesday for the first time after bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh, said that he prayed for the prosperity of two Telugu states. Speaking to media after offering prayers to Lord Venkateswara, KCR said he prayed for the well-being and prosperity of the two Telugu states. He said that he has fulfilled his vow of donating jewels to the Lord on behalf of the Telengana Government. He exuded confidence that the two states maintain bonhomie and March ahead. Telangana ChiefRead More

Posted On February 21, 2017By telanganaIn Business, City, Telangana

Notification of Telangana Eamcet on February 27

Hyderabad: The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University on Monday announced that the notification for conducting Engineering Agriculture and Medical Common Entrance Test (Eamcet) would be issued on February 27 and the applications would be received from March 3. Issuing the schedule, the officials of JNTU said that the last date to submit applications online without fine is April 3.   Correction of application data would be allowed from April 7 to 20. Last date for submission of online applications with fine of Rs 500 is April 12 and with Rs 1,000Read More

Posted On February 18, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

14 GHMC Model Markets ready for use

Hyderabad:  Construction of 14 out of 40 proposed Model Markets have been completed, informed The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Friday. The 40 Model Markets are being constructed to the tune of Rs 20.33 Crore. The ground floor has 7 shops each of 70 to 140 sq.ft and the first floor consists of 8 shops with parking, toilets and other basic minimum facilities. Shops are allotted to various commodities and services other than that of hotels, restaurants, wine shops and others in these markets. The GHMC authorities informed thatRead More
Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today exhorted district Collectors to remain focused on effective implementation of government programmes. He asked the officials to study each and every family, their living standards, identify the poor among them and design exclusive programmes for their benefit. Rao, who spoke at a conference of district Collectors, said new districts have been formed for decentralisation of administration, better governance and public convenience, according to a release from his office. The number of districts in the state has been increased from 10 to 31Read More

Posted On February 5, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

Telangana Budget draws big building plans

Hyderabad: Posh residential colony for all IAS and IPS officers in the Hyderabad, Collector offices in 28 districts and, state-of-the-art hi-tech new Secretariat building are among the proposals that are said to have been incorporated in the budget proposals for 2017-18. Top sources in the Roads and Buildings department told The Hans India that the state government has decided to take up construction activity in a big way as part of improving infrastructure facilities in next financial year. Nearly Rs 2,000 crore is likely to be allocated for the constructionRead More