Nellore gained unique distinction for having highest number of e-toilets

Nellore is the first district in the country with the highest number of e-toilets in its schools. Nellore has got the unique distinction for having 461 self cleaning toilets. Eram Scientific Solutions which is a Kerala based manufacturer of electronic toilets has deployed automated and self cleaning e-toilets across Nellore schools as part of corporate social responsibility initiatives of TCS. This automatic model will wash the floor automatically, has automatic exhaust fan, ceiling light, which has in-built sensors to conserve electricity and water. This system works on both solar and electric grid and costs Rs 1 lakh which comes with … Continue reading Nellore gained unique distinction for having highest number of e-toilets

485 acres allotted for International leather complex in Nellore

State government has allotted 485 acres of land to International leather complex limited in Nellore. Land was allotted at Kothapatnam village in Kota mandal.  Its decided to give the land for the project at the price of  Rs 3lakh per acre. Tata International Leather Products and Fashion Club Global have come forward to set up the units in the state. More than 40 companies have come forward to set up units at Krishnapatnam leather complex. It’s expected that these companies create 15000 jobs and also increase the investments up to Rs2000 crores. Continue reading 485 acres allotted for International leather complex in Nellore

Leather park coming up near Krishnapatnam in Nellore

The Andhra Pradesh government is inviting investors to the Leather Park coming up near Krishnapatnam port in Nellore district. The 385-acre leather park is being setup at an estimated cost of 313 crore. The park will have facilities for the treatment of effluents and its disposal in a safe manner. The park’s close proximity to the Krishnapatnam port will help expedite leather goods exports. Continue reading Leather park coming up near Krishnapatnam in Nellore

Tushar Gandhi visits Satyagraha Ashram

Mahatma Gandhi’s great grandson, Mr.Tushar Gandhi has visited Pinakini Satyagraha Ashram located at Pallipadu near Nellore. In 1915, Gandhi has visited Nellore to take part in various activities which was conducted on May 4th and 5th. Satyagraha Ashram has arranged for the visit of Gandhi’s great grandson as part of centenary celebrations of Gandhij’is visit to Nellore. Tushar Gandhis went round the ashram and enquired about the significance of the place in the context of freedom struggle. His visit was organised by the Ashram Trust along with Red Cross Society and Nellore Town Hall Committee.   Pinakini Satyagraha Ashram Continue reading Tushar Gandhi visits Satyagraha Ashram

Mountaineer Masthan Babu

Malli Masthan Babu, 32-year old mountaineer from Gandhi Girijana Sangam village of Sangam mandal in Nellore district who has been missing in the Andes mountain range since March 24 has been  found dead. The Chile Government has confirmed the news from his fellow mountaineers and informed the Indian Embassy. Babu is a top Indian mountaineer, who had set Guinness World Record in mountaineering by climbing seven summits in seven continents within 172 days.  He is also the first Indian to climb Mt Vinson Massif, the tallest peak in Antarctica and first person from Andhra Pradesh to scale the Everest. He is an alumnus of  NIT Jamshedpur, … Continue reading Mountaineer Masthan Babu

Indian Foreign Service officials to study the field situation at Nellore to attract foreign investments

The Central Government has appointed senior Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officials with the task of attracting foreign investments for each state. These officials are trained in different aspects so that they can work on making India a global hub of investments. In Andhra Pradesh the Central Government has identified three districts, Nellore, Chittoor and Visakhapatnam for foreign investments. The central team has visited Nellore and met Nellore district collector M.Janaki Devi who has explained the team about the land availability for industries and also about the Krishnapatnam port and the National highway connectivity. These details will help the team to … Continue reading Indian Foreign Service officials to study the field situation at Nellore to attract foreign investments