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Poultry farmers badly hit by demonetisation

Poultry farmers badly hit by demonetisation

Nov 20,2016 , 02:11 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
National Egg Co-ordination Committee (NECC) zonal committee chairman Kanakamedala Premkumar said, “The present situation is a death blow to poultry farmers of Andhra Pradesh. Our hopes on running the poultry industry this season were ruined due to the government’s decision of scrapping of high denomination notes.”He said the egg price fell from Rs 4 per egg to Rs 3.30 per egg after Prime Minister
‘Economic emergency’ hits villages

‘Economic emergency’ hits villages

Nov 18,2016 , 11:12 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Horticulture and aquaculture farmers are incurring losses with decrease in prices of fish (because of sanctions on cash transactions).  Shopkeepers in villages are rejecting ustomers unless they buy provisions for at least Rs 500. With severe cash shortage, the public sector banks have failed to cater to the needs of farmers and rural people in critical juncture.
Vijayawada Municipal Corporation lagging behind

Vijayawada Municipal Corporation lagging behind

Oct 28,2016 , 02:25 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The VMC is lagging behind in providing underground drainage facility to the city even though deadline (March) is fast approaching to the Centrally-sponsored scheme Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). The VMC is yet to provide Sewer Collection Network and other drainage facilities to half
Farmers stare at drying crops

Farmers stare at drying crops

Aug 21,2016 , 10:53 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The farmers and farmers’ association leaders are angry with the attitude of the State government, blaming it for asking the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) to release water for Pushkaralu, but not to the delta.  
Farmers in distress as prices of veggies decline sharply

Farmers in distress as prices of veggies decline sharply

Aug 18,2016 , 11:23 PM IST | Andhra Pradesh
Farmers, who bring their produce to Rythu Bazars in the city, are abandoning vegetables as there is no demand. Many stalls are also being closed in Rythu Bazars as the consumers are not visiting them.   The biggest Rythu Bazar in the city Swaraj Maidan Rythu Bazar which has a turnover of Rs 25 lakh a day is always busy with at least 12,000 to 15,000 consumers visiting the place daily.  
Staff obstructing pinda offering at river point, say pilgrims

Staff obstructing pinda offering at river point, say pilgrims

Aug 16,2016 , 02:30 AM IST | Andhra Pradesh
The pilgrims visiting the Krishna river for a holy dip and Pinda Pradanam are having a tough time with the staff on duty