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Rajahmundry airport gets green nod for runway extension

Rajahmundry airport gets green nod for runway extension

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has received environment clearance for extension of runway at Rajahmundry airport in Andhra Pradesh, which is estimated to cost Rs 181.45 crore. The existing airport at Madhurapudi village is currently handling about 12 operations daily and the operating capacity is about 225 passengers an hour.

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Slow progress of auctioned blocks worries ministry

Slow progress of auctioned blocks worries ministry

The Union Mines Ministry has expressed displeasure over the unimpressive progress of mineral blocks auctioned by states, reports the Business Standard. Post auctions, little has been done to secure clearances to enable commencement of mining from such blocks.

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Committee on greenfield airports clears four projects

Committee on greenfield airports clears four projects

The Steering Committee on Greenfield airports headed by Secretary, Civil Aviation has considered four new airport projects. The Committee recommended ‘in-principle’ approval to three projects in Andhra Pradesh, viz., Bhogapuram, Dagadarthi (Nellore) and Orvakallu (Kurnool).

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AP plans new industrial corridor

AP plans new industrial corridor

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has confirmed that the state government is planning to set up an industrial corridor in the district, covering the Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS)

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Vizag Metro derails

Vizag Metro derails

With Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu making it clear that his government´s immediate focus would be on the construction of Amaravati, including putting in place at the earliest a Metro rail system, the Vizag Metro Rail (VMR) project may remain in the backburner until then

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CSR route for infra development in AP

CSR route for infra development in AP

Industrial growth in Andhra Pradesh is expected to bring a significant improvement in civic infrastructure in villages, as the government will lay due emphasis on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives of companies.

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AP to adopt land pooling model for large projects

AP to adopt land pooling model for large projects

Encouraged by the feat of getting almost 30,000 acres of land in only three months to build a new capital near Vijayawada, the Andhra Pradesh Government is looking at adopting the land pooling model for all large public private partnership infrastructure projects in the state.