Millet Mission to revenue divisions: Andhra cabinet approves key projects

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has approved creating two new revenue divisions, launching AP Millet Mission, continuing YSR Sunna Vaddi scheme, and allotting land for setting up health hubs.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  8 April 2022 2:50 AM GMT
Millet Mission to revenue divisions: Andhra cabinet approves key projects

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Cabinet has approved creating two new revenue divisions, launching AP Millet Mission, continuing YSR Sunna Vaddi scheme, and allotting land for setting up health hubs.

Briefing the media, former minister Perni Venkatramaiah said the cabinet has approved the YSR Sunna Vaddi scheme for the third consecutive year and the Chief Minister will launch the scheme and disburse the interest amount of Rs 1259 crore benefitting around 90lakh DWACRA women on April 22.

He said the Cabinet approved for creation of two new revenue divisions, the Kothapeta division of East Godavari district and the Pulivendula division of YSR district. He said Kothapeta's revenue division will have seven mandals including Athreyapuram, Alamuru, Ravulapalem, Kothapeta, P Gannavaram, Ambajipeta, and Ainavalli, and added that the Pulivendula division will consist of Pulivendula, Vempalli, Vemula, Chakrayapeta, Simhadripuram, Veerapunainpalli, Lingala and Thonduru.

The Minister said the cabinet approved to set up 12 police sub-divisions and 16 circle inspector offices. It also passed a resolution to continue Zilla Parishads as per existing policy. He said the cabinet accorded sanction to seven teaching posts and five non-teaching posts in Agriculture Polytechnic College in Punganuru of Chittoor district. He said the cabinet also approved AP Millet Mission (2022-23 to 2026-27 ) to encourage millets cultivation.

The Minister said the cabinet accorded sanction to one assistant general manager post and two office subordinate posts in Andhra Pradesh Education and Welfare Infrastructure Development Corporation and also 253 posts for the higher education department. These include 23 Principal posts, 31 teaching posts, and 199 non-teaching posts. He said the cabinet also approved 24 teaching posts and 10 non-teaching posts in Government Degree College at Thogaram in Amudalavalasa Mandal of Srikakulam district and Government degree College in Darsi of Prakasam district.

The cabinet approved one principal post in Dental College in Kadapa and ratified GO Nos 27, 28, 29 related to HRA for PRC. He said the cabinet has directed the health department to prepare a policy to ensure government doctors desist from private practice.

Health Hubs

The cabinet also approved land allotment for setting up health hubs in the state. It includes 5 acres of land for a super specialty hospital in Suryaraopeta of Kakinada Urban and Kalluru of Kurnool district, 4.5 acres in Santhapeta of Vizianagaram district, 4.32 acres in Pathrunivalsa of Srikakulam district and 4 acres in Anantapur rural.

About 6 acres of land has been allotted to the Andhra Pradesh Tourism department for a hotel and convention center in Rajahmundry urban and 100 acres to APIIC to set up MSME Park in Bethamcherla of Kurnool district. The Minister listed other land allocations to various government and private institutions for development and other purposes.

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