Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has said that the foundation stone would be laid for Ramayapatnam port in Prakasam district on January 9. He was speaking after releasing a white paper on the industrial development in the State during the past four years after the TDP Government assumed charge at Amaravati on Monday.

‘State’s tilt towards non-major port is to protect interests of a private player’ The BJP will agitate to exert pressure on the State government to give its concurrence for a major port in the public sector at Ramayapatnam, says its State president Kanna Lakshminarayana. Addressing the media here after chairing the party minority morcha conference

VIJAYAWADA: Many in Prakasam district are not happy with the State government’s decision to set up a non-major port at Ramayapatnam by a private player. Prakasam District Development Forum (PDDF), which a week ago had urged the government to withdraw its proposal for the minor port and, instead, write to the Central government asking it

Amaravati, Oct 23 The Andhra Pradesh government today signed two major deals with Dubai-based firms, which could net a total investment of USD 7.5 billion for the state. The AP Economic Development Board signed a memorandum of understanding with Aviation City LLP for developing an aero city hub in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of

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 is gearing up for a “do-or-die battle” to achieve the demand. Joining the padayatra from

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 locate the second major port on the east coast at Ramayapatnam. Though the Centre’s decision

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 public sector sea port sanctioned for Andhra Pradesh, reportedly finding Dugarajapatnam, the site selected for