Andhra Pradesh government conducts cabinet meeting

Rajahmundry: The Andhra Pradesh government conducted its cabinet meeting in Rajahmundry today morning at a guesthouse here.

The cabinet condoled the recent Pushkaram stampede in which 27 pilgrims died.

The AP government decided to get the matter probed by a retired judge.

The AP government decided to allot lands to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for a national open air missile testing range.

The Rs 500-crore project would provide employment opportunities to 5,000 people. The project is likely to be completed by 2018 at Palakolanu, Uppalapadu and Uyyalapudu in Kurnool district.

A proposal to develop the AP capital of Amaravati as commercial capital of Asia like Shanghai, with the co-operation of Singapore and Japan, was discussed.