Telangana Category

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
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday inaugurated Bhakta Ramadasu Lift Irrigation Scheme and vowed to achieve the goal of irrigating one crore acres of land in the state. He dedicated Bhakta Ramadasu Lift Irrigation Scheme (BRLIS) to the people in Khammam district. Claimed to be first of its kind in the country to be completed in 11 months, the project will use Krishna river water to irrigate 60,000 acres of land in drought prone areas of the district. The government spent Rs 336 crore on BRLIS, which wasRead More
Bhadrachalam: Principal Secretary of Housing Chitra Ramachandran on Saturday inspected the double bedroom houses being built at the AMC colony in the temple town and Gangolu village of Dammugudem mandal for the homeless poor. She expressed satisfaction over the progress. Accompanied by District Collector Rajiv Gandhi Hanmanthu and Housing Chief Engineer Eswaraiah, she visited the houses for the poor under construction. She said the programme, meant for realising the dream of the poor to own a house, would leave an indelible mark on the people’s mind. Quoting the Chief Minister,Read More

Posted On January 29, 2017By telanganaIn City, Slider, Telangana

KCR Govt mulls sub-plans for BCs, minorities

Hyderabad: Following the demand from opposition parties and social organisations, the government is mulling to introduce separate sub-plans for BCs and minorities in the 2017 budget. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao is learnt to have discussed the issue with officials of BC welfare and minorities departments. Top officials of these departments told The Hans India that the government was keen to create sub-plans for the two communities on the lines of SC/ST sub-plans. The sub-plans, they said, would help in allocating specific funds to each community engaged in different traditionalRead More

Posted On January 27, 2017By telanganaIn City, Telangana

Non-voters lose their rights: Telangana Governor

Hyderabad: Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan on Wednesday said a person who does not vote has no right to make demands on the government. Speaking at an event organised on the eve of National Voter’s Day at Ravindra Bharathi here on Wednesday, Mr Narasimhan said voting in an election is the right given to citizens by the Constitution and it is a citizen’s responsibility to vote, which is paramount in parliamentary democracy. “If you don’t vote in elections, you have no right to demand the government to do this or that,” MrRead More

Posted On January 26, 2017By telanganaIn City, Telangana

Short circuit in Owaisi Hospital

Hyderabad: A short circuit in a doctor’s cabin on the second floor of Owaisi Hospital adjacent to the paediatric intensive care unit led to major chaos as women ran with their children to the ground floor. The fire occurred at 9.30 am. According to patients’ attendants, the cabin was damaged due to the fire. The fire brigade said it did not get any call. A patient’s attendant Aman Riyaz (name changed) said, “The PICU had 15 infants, all of them below 12 months. The mothers panicked at the sound, andRead More
Hyderabad: Software services major Salesforce plans to add 1,000 jobs in Hyderabad by 2020, making the city one of its largest engineering and customer success centers globally. The company, which opened a new Center of Excellence (CoE) in the city on Tuesday, will expand its team of enterprise software engineers and customer success representatives in Hyderabad . Telangana Minister for Marketing T. Harish Rao inaugurated the CoE in the presence of US Consul General Katherine B. Hadda and Salesforce President, Technology and Product, Srinivas Tallapragada. The company said cloud computingRead More

Posted On January 26, 2017By telanganaIn City, Telangana

KCR applauds Padma award winners

Hyderabad: Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao congratulated all the Padma Award winners from the State.The Chief Minister congratulated noted Playback and Carnatic Vocalist K J Jesudas for receiving the Padma Vibhushan Award. He also greeted Dr Prof Aekka Yadagiri Rao (Sculpture), Chintakindi Mallesham (Handloom), Daripalli Ramaiah (Plant breeding), BVR Mohan Reddy (Industry), Dr Mohammed Abdul Waheed (Medicine) and Chandrakant Pithawi (Science and Engineering) for getting Padma Shri awards. He said that it was their unique contribution to their respective fields that brought them the national fame and they became roleRead More
The HRD ministry on Monday made it clear that the Justice (retd.) A K Roopanwal Commission report on the death of Rohith Vemula at Hyderabad Central University has been tabled in both Houses of Parliament and hence it is a public document that can be accessed through RTI. The ministry was responding to reports that it had rejected an RTI appeal for making public the commission’s report on the death of Vemula. Replying to an RTI query, the ministry had said that the file concerned was “under submission” and aRead More

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

Global IT firm starts ops in Warangal

Warangal: What is termed as a first major stride towards the state government’s ambitious plans to turn Warangal as IT destination next after Hyderabad, the Cyient, a global engineering and digital solutions provider, has commenced its operations on Sunday. It may be noted here that though the Telangana State Industrial Infrastructure Corporation (TSIIC) developed a 15,000 sq ft Incubation Centre at Madikonda SEZ inviting IT companies to operate in a ‘plug-and-play’ and hassle-free environment a year ago, government’s plans didn’t make much headway as it had expected. IT Minister KTRead More