S Guru Srikanth

Target is to make Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University a top 5 agricultural university: VC

V-C A Vishnuvardhan Reddy speaks to S Guru Srikanth on varsity’s achievements including two patents and future plans.

08 Jul 2021

Consult doctor immediately if children have fever: Prof of Pediatrics in Siddhartha Medical College

​It is advisable to have them tested for the virus, says Dr NS Vittal Rao, Professor of Pediatrics in Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada, tells S Guru Srikanth. 

05 Jul 2021

Technology glitch causing disparity in Andhra Covid figures on Centre and State dashboards

Health chief says Covid info of previous weeks were updated later on Centre’s dashboard.

04 Jul 2021

Andhra builders in 'wait and watch' mode as construction costs skyrocket amid looming third wave

A former builder observed that the lack of construction activity by the government is also not helping the sector.

28 Jun 2021

Rayalaseema gets better rainfall in first two weeks than coastal Andhra Pradesh

Krishna is the only coast district that received normal rainfall in the last 19 days. 

20 Jun 2021

Underpaid & no insurance, contract nurses on stir 

However, those staging protests under the banner of the AP State Government Contract and Outsourcing Staff Nurses Union have decided to continue the protest till there is a written assurance. 

18 Jun 2021

COVID-19 deaths likely to be underreported in Andhra Pradesh

The official, who is privy to field-level communication, said there are more deaths due to 'comorbidities', probably due to lack of timely medical treatment.

16 Jun 2021

Groundwater levels show significant rise

Improvement of groundwater levels in drought-prone Rayalaseema is higher than that in coastal areas of State 

14 Jun 2021

2021-22 named ‘Year of Citrus’, action plan to obtain optimum yield

Sweet orange, which in local parlance is called ‘Chini’, is cultivated in 95,982 hectares.

13 Jun 2021

Kharif foodgrain production in Andhra likely to be 94 lakh MT this year

Oil seeds will be grown on 19.72 lakh acres, out of which 18.40 lakh acres will be used for groundnuts. 

11 Jun 2021

After dip in Covid graph, state eyes increase in silk production

Measures to expand mulberry plantation area, develop sericulture industries and extend subsidies for mechanisation; farming can be taken up under MGNREGS

07 Jun 2021

23 per cent excess rain in 2020 best in 7 years; IMD predicts above normal monsoon

Andhra Pradesh had received an excess rainfall in the water year 2020-21 (June 1-May 31) in the last seven water years starting 2014-15.

06 Jun 2021

Pandemic deals a severe blow to child health screening programmes

Covid-19 came as a major setback to the implementation of programmes under Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) in the state in 2020-21. 

01 Jun 2021

Government adopts new strategy to arrest Covid spread in rural areas of Andhra

Monitoring, screening, isolation and referral systems in rural areas have been strengthened
 

23 May 2021

50 per cent of allocations for welfare, flagship programmes finds way in Andhra Pradesh Budget

As much as Rs 865 crore was earmarked for interest-free loans for SHGs against Rs 975.19 crore spent in 2020-21.

21 May 2021

No need to panic over N440K variant of COVID-19, says expert

The N440K variant is the reason for the sharp spike in new infections in Andhra Pradesh in last few weeks.

04 May 2021

Now, CCTVs being unsed to track patients and to know their condition

Daily 10,000 alerts from CCTVs are attended. The alerts include emergency, medication, staff availability, infrastructure, food and  sanitation. 

02 May 2021

Covid hits donation of  blood, IRCS banks face shortage of elixir of life 

Blood stocks in blood banks across the State are depleting fast as donors are not coming forward to donate blood during the Covid-19 crisis. 

02 May 2021

Dip in prices, exports put fish farmers in dilemma

A senior official in the Fisheries department said there has been no reports of any drop in fish exports.

01 May 2021

Vijayawada GGH beds full, pressure on oxygen supply

The mortuary on the hospital premises is also getting filled at a faster rate than previous week with the number of Covid fatalities increasing day by day.

26 Apr 2021

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