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Ongole GGH to get 100-bed unit by October

A 100-bed facility as an extension to the Government General Hospital (GGH RIMS) is expected to be completed by the end of this month.

19 Sep 2021

10,560 PM-KISAN beneficiaries in Andhra's Prakasam found to be illegal

Mandal officials will serve notices on ineligible PM-KISAN beneficiaries soon to recover the total amount of Rs 6.19 crore, said S Srinivasa Rao, in-charge joint director of agriculture.

13 Sep 2021

25 Prakasam revenue staff face the music in 2 months

District Collector Praveen Kumar, at a recent review meeting, made it clear that the administration would not tolerate land related irregularities.

06 Sep 2021

NREGA works in 6 Prakasam mandals under lens

The govt has constituted an official team to inspect the MGNREGA works in the six mandals.

01 Sep 2021

Tobacco stock worth Rs 1,004.45 crore sold through auctions

The 123-day long tobacco auctions by the Tobacco Board concluded on Monday and stock worth Rs 1,004.45 crore were sold through these auctions.

01 Sep 2021

Andhra man on a mission to donate blood to save precious lives 

Three years ago, with the support of a group of friends, Ashok Reddy started the ‘Memunnam Seva Samithi’. The objective was to extend blood donation to various areas and promote blood donation.

29 Aug 2021

This welding shop Babu’s magnanimity is beyond mere words

If there are no donors, or at times, when there are no marriages, birthdays or other functions in town, Sudheer and his family members cook food and donate the same. 

22 Aug 2021

Prakasam goes big on rainwater harvesting pits

110 rainwater harvesting pits to come up in 52 ODF+ villages; Rs 38,000 allotted for each

17 Aug 2021

77 aided schools in Prakasam district with poor strength face closure

The Andhra Pradesh state government has identified 77 aided schools in Prakasam district in which the student enrolment is steadily decreasing.

13 Aug 2021

Wages of 4.3L MGNREGS workers pending in Andhra Pradesh

As the amount pending up to July 10 comes to around Rs 112.5 crores, workers diversify their income sources to make both ends meet in Prakasam.

24 Jul 2021

Two Prakasam villages in Andhra Pradesh attract migratory birds

The migratory birds go around 30 km radius of Goutavaram to pluck fish in the Cumbum tank and other water bodies and return to their nests by evening. 

18 Jul 2021

Granite units struggling to regain footing, exports hit hardest

The fall in demand has eventually led to a steep drop in pricing.

03 Jul 2021

Minor errors in data entry endanger pensions of 13,000 women in Andhra Pradesh

Notices have been issued to them to prove their eligibility on or before June 25, failing which their social security pensions will be stopped from next month.

25 Jun 2021

APSRTC increases bus services from Ongole

Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Department (APSRTC) authorities are gradually increasing the number of bus services to various distant destinations.

24 Jun 2021

Delay in getting death certificates a cause of concern for victims’ kin   

According to official information, 861 people have lost their lives due to Covid across the district so far and the death certificates of many victims have not been issued yet. 

14 Jun 2021