Cops to Get a New Fleet Worth Rs 100 Cr

The upgradation of Rajahmundry Urban district to commissionerate is under consideration at present

Published: 24th July 2014 09:01 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2014 09:01 AM   |  A+A-

RAJAHMUNDRY: Deputy CM and home minister Nimmakayala Chinarajappa has said that Rs 100 crore would be spent on the purchase of vehicles for the Police Department.

Speaking to reporters at the Roads and Buildings Guest House here Wednesday, he said that DSPs, inspectors and sub-inspectors would be transferred shortly. “As many as 114 IPS officers were allotted to Andhra Pradesh. Vacant posts will be filled shortly and the seniority lists of officers were finalised.” he said. He also added that upgrading the Rajahmundry Urban district as commissionerate would be considered and that at present, the government was not in favour of sanctioning weekend holidays in the state due to shortage of staff.

“Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has waived crop loans, benefiting 95 per cent of farmers in the state at a time when the state is passing through a financial crisis,” he said and added that the government had given its nod for LNG terminal which is coming up with the cooperation of the Gas Authority of India Limited in Kakinada.

He also said that many industrialists from Singapore, Japan and England were showing interest in starting industries in Andhra Pradesh and that a hardware unit at Kakinada, and the Petroleum University in Rajahmundry were coming up shortly.

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