Proud to present AP Budget 2017-18 in #Amaravati

We are privileged to have presented our first Budget in our capital #Amaravati, yesterday. Andhra Pradesh Budget 2017-18 is a reflection of the commitments of our Government for the realisation of the goals enshrined in Vision 2029.

From Financial Year 2017-18, AP Government is introducing a significant structural reform in the budgetary...
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Digital classrooms are transforming education in AP

As we progress towards our dream of a technology-driven knowledge state, we believe transforming every sector from bottom-up is the way to go.

In the field of education, we have rolled out a massive digital literacy campaign across the state that includes digital classrooms which provide access to learning tools and education content that...
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AP Janmabhoomi - An initiative under the Special Representative for North America, Govt of Andhra Pradesh
Maiden Assembly Session at AP Legislative Assembly Building in our Andhra Pradesh

We have created yet another milestone by constructing our own legislature building after the state's bifurcation. After inaugurating the Assembly building on March 2nd, yesterday we held our first session in our new Andhra Pradesh Legislature building in Velagapudi.

This is a proud moment for all of us in the...
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AP Govt, Microsoft ink MoU to utilize MS Azure Stack

I'm extremely happy and proud to announce that the Government of Andhra has entered into an agreement with technology giant Microsoft to utilise MS Azure Stack for AP government state data centre.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and I was present at the MoU signing which took place at a recent event ‘Microsoft Future Decoded’ in...
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It is a proud moment for all of us to witness NTR Trust's journey through the last 20 years where they have touched over 1.6 million lives and have had a positive impact on them.

My best wishes to NTR Trust and its dedicated volunteers on its Foundation Day. Keep working the talk!
Last year I inaugurated StartAP Fest in Vizag and gave a call to the state to develop innovative and entrepreneurial solutions for the problems around us. I am happy to know that StartAP has been activating the ecosystem through various initiatives and invite more such enablers in the state to realise the dream of "One Entrepreneur from every home of AP. "

I invite you all to join the...
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StartAP Amaravati
Take part in our "Mad About Ideas?" Challenge

As a strong believer in the power of technology and job creation, I invite you to apply for AP Innovation Society's "Mad about Ideas" (MAI) challenge.

This initiative aims to encourage participants who identify and develop original, innovative proposals on pressing social and/or environmental, technological issues as individuals or teams, across...
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Mad About Ideas
VIT comes to Andhra Pradesh

In our efforts towards making Andhra Pradesh a Knowledge state, we have today laid the foundation for Vellore Institute of Technology at Ainavolu in our People's Capital of #Amaravati.

VIT is the first University to set up campus in #Amaravati. The Campus will begin from July 2017 and will offer courses in B. Tech (Computer Science, Electronics and...
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India beat Pakistan 3-2 in a closely contested game of hockey to reclaim the Asian Champions Trophy. Thank you Team India for giving the best Diwali gift to the entire nation. Keep the flag flying high!
Be a part of the #Amaravati Shopping Festival

I'm delighted to announce that we have inaugurated the #Amaravati Shopping Festival which began on October 1st and will go on till October 29th.

Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department is organising the festival which will be a mix of culture, entertainment and shopping. We are planning to make this a yearly ritual from this year.

I welcome you all...
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Relief and rehabilitation for flood victims

With heavy rains lashing Palnadu region of Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district and displacing several people in the area, our government is ensuring that relief is provided to flood victims.

Meanwhile, I have also conducted an aerial survey yesterday tp assess the damage to crops, infrastructure and roads in the state. I have given strict orders to...
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Technology is making real-time governance possible

With the Andhra Pradesh government successfully holding #KrishnaPushkaralu, I would like to inform each one of you that it has been possible through technology.

From crowd management at ghats to ensuring safety of pilgrims and supply of food, we have been able to use technology to make this a success.

Through the Command and Control...
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Inaugurated the first-ever ‘National Workshop on Road Safety’ held in Vizag yesterday along with Union Ministers Venkaiah Naidu and Nitin Gadkari. Organised by the Government of Andhra Pradesh with the assistance of the World Bank, and the cooperation of the Government of India. Road safety experts from India and abroad discussed topics ranging from improving laws and enforcement, modifying...
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Thank you Gopi for working so hard and creating gems like PV Sindhu who go on to make the country proud! Your determination and penchant for the sport is outstanding! We salute your true sportsman’s spirit.
Extremely happy & proud to celebrate PV Sindhu's performance as she becomes India's First Ever Woman to win Silver at the 2016 Olympics. Coach Gopichand and Sindhu’s story reflects how our investment in Sports will nurture great talent & bring out the best in our kids.
You are welcome to take part in #KrishnaPushkaralu in Andhra Pradesh

With #KrishnaPushkaralu beginning tomorrow, I extend my personal invitation to each one of you to participate in this cultural congregation in Andhra Pradesh.

Krishna Pushkaralu is a festival of river Krishna which occurs once in 12 years. Krishna Pushkaralu is being held from August 12th to 23rd.

We would also like to...
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Hon'ble PM responds positively on Centre's assurances to AP

Today, I had a meeting with Hon'ble Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi garu, during which I had elaborated on the assurances that the Centre had given to Andhra Pradesh.

I have discussed on #APSpecialStatus issue and also requested Hon'ble PM to implement all the assurances, in letter and spirit. I have also explained to him that that...
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Entrepreneurship is the way forward

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has always encouraged and promoted entrepreneurs who are job creators.

I believe that wealth and a high majority of jobs are created by small businesses started by entrepreneurially-minded individuals, many of whom go on to create big businesses.

In this direction, we have recently decided to set up the AP Innovation...
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