Andhra Pradesh RTC sees increase in passengers after Telangana hikes diesel cess

APSRTC has seen a remarkable growth in the passenger occupancy ratio over the last few days as its fares are significantly less when compared to those of TSRTC buses.

14 Jun 2022

Soon, you can use UPI apps, ATM cards to buy tickets in APSRTC buses

On a pilot basis, the  APSRTC has introduced e-pos machines in Vijayawada and Guntur-II depots in the buses on Chennai, Hyderabad, Tirupati, Bengaluru and Visakhapatnam routes. 

08 Jun 2022

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation gears up to avoid flash floods

In this regard, the civic body will spend around Rs 2.5 crore for cleaning of clogged drains, as part of the Monsoon preparedness plan by entrusting the works to the contractors.

31 May 2022

Road accidents in Andhra Pradesh decreased by 11.3 per cent in 2020

The number of accidental deaths decreased this year as 1,704 deaths were reported in 2020 as against 2,036 in 2019.

30 May 2022

Soaring prices burn a hole in mango-lovers’ pockets

Mango-lovers in and around Vijayawada have to shell out more money this summer due to a decline in production of the fruit by around 40 per cent.

21 May 2022

New terminal works at VJA airport at brisk pace, inauguration by year-end

Once the new terminal comes into operation, passengers can directly walk into the terminal and reach the exit point.

17 May 2022

RTC to set up solar power plants at bus stations

Plans to give 7,000 e-bikes to staff of two districts on a pilot basis. The electric bikes travel a distance ranging from 40 to 100 km on a single charge. 

08 May 2022

Speed guns on NHs to check speeding

NHAI conducts survey to install speed guns at accident-prone spots on national highways.

04 May 2022

Vijayawada's Bhavani island ropeway works to begin soon

Project will be executed in PPP mode; it will help in improving tourist footfall

02 May 2022

Anganwadis to become pre-primary schools from next academic year

The State Education Department is exploring possibilities of converting all Anganawadis in the State into pre-primary schools from the next academic year. 

24 Apr 2022

Vijayawada civic body drafts Rs 3-cr summer action plan

VMC to repair pipelines to provide uinterrrupted water supply

18 Apr 2022

Last call: “I am going to die”

Expressing dismay over the lack of response from the management, Joseph demanded the company to own up responsibility and foot his brother’s medical bills.

15 Apr 2022

Now, RTC to start service centres

Four service centres for private vehicles will come into operation on APSRTC lands

11 Apr 2022

28-bed mother & child care unit at old Vijayawada GGH soon

Babies born with complications will be treated at SNCU and transferred to MNCU

04 Apr 2022

Andhra's AWARA teaches kids lifesaving techniques everyone should know

It has now become a core curriculum for some schoolkids and other youngsters to have lessons in swimming at the AWARA Swim and Run Academy. 

27 Mar 2022