YSRC backs movement for Ramayapatnam port

Mekapati takes part in struggle committee’s padayatra The movement for the public sector sea port project at Ramayapatnam in Prakasam district has gathered steam with the main opposition party, the YSR Congress, rallying behind the Ramayapatnam Port Sadhana Committee that … Continue reading

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Civil society groups plan to step up stir for port

PDDF, CPI chalking out plans to bring pressure on Central, State govts. to start Ramayapatnam project work : People of Prakasam district expected rapid port-based industrial development when the previous Congress government in the State recommended to the Centre to … Continue reading

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Prospects brighten for Ramayapatnam port

Dugarajapatnam virtually out of the race with VPT reportedly finding it unsuitable : Hopes revived for early grounding of the Ramayapatnam seaport as a Central project in the wake of the Visakhapatnam Port Trust, a major stakeholder in the second … Continue reading

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Clouds of doubt over big-ticket projects in Prakasam district

Prakasam district, formed by bringing together most backward parts of Kurnool, Nellore, and Guntur districts over four decades ago for speedy development, has missed out on the development front in the united Andhra Pradesh. A series of big ticket projects … Continue reading

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‘Ramayapatnam’ project caught in a logjam

The fledgling state – Andhra Pradesh, may have problems in getting funds from the Centre for various projects, but its inaction to take advantage of the Centre’s decision to locate the second major port on the east coast proves to … Continue reading

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‘Prakasam poised for progress’

District celebrates its 47th Formation Day Ministers Ganta Srinivasa Rao and Sidda Raghava Rao led the people of Prakasam district in celebrating the 47th District Formation Day on Tuesday. The Ministers, along with MLAs D. Janardhana Rao and D. Balaveeranjaneyaswamy … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh government initiates steps to develop 10 new ports

HYDERABAD: The Andhra Pradesh government has initiated steps to develop 10 new ports in the state, the Legislative Assembly was informed today. The 10 new ports are Bhavanapadu Port, Narsapur Port, Ramayapatnam Port, Machilipatnam Port, Kakinada SEZ Port (captive), Meghavaram … Continue reading

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Central team at Ramayapatnam to conduct fresh feasibility study…

Hopes revived for the early grounding of the Ramayapatnam port, with a Central team visiting the project site to conduct a fresh feasibility study on Thursday. The location of sea port at Ramayapatnam in Prakasam district is in the final … Continue reading

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VPT to prepare revised feasibility report for Dugarajapatnam port: Shipping minister

VISAKHAPATNAM: The proposal to set up a major port at Duggarajapatnam in Nellore district appears to have hit a roadblock as both the central and state governments are yet to take up the mega project in the state. Union shipping … Continue reading

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Prakasam Beaches to Get Facelift

Prakasam district is endowed with a vast coastline. Yet it is not in a position to boast of a beach resort that can attract national and international tourists like that elsewhere in the country. Realising that only by roping in … Continue reading

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