State of States Eighteenth Edition 16th to 21 Aug 2015

State of States initiative by Satyameva Jayate focus in highlighting best news of 8 states of India last week, which should have hit headlines in all newspapers, but were suppressed by Media and hence went unnoticed. This edition contains special news of Maharashtra about IAS officers to mentor Smart City Development and Germany’s Linde Group’s $200 Mn Investment in Andhra Pradesh.

 

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  • Andhra Pradesh : Germany’s Linde Group mulls $ 200 mn investment in AP.

The Linde Group of Germany is planning to invest over $ 200 million(about Rs 1,300 crores) in Andhra Pradesh in fisheries-related areas.

The Group’s Chief Executive Officer Wolfgang Buchele, Member of Executive Board Sanjiv Lamba and other company officials met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here yesterday and expressed interest in working with the state in freezing of sea food, an official release said.

  • Delhi : Smart policing – Delhi traffic SMS alert on your mobile

Now you can get information about the city’s traffic situation like congestion points, rallies, political and religious processions and diversion updates on your mobile phone as Delhi Traffic Police Friday launched free SMS service to help people plan their travel in the city.

The Delhi traffic police’s SMS alert service can be subscribed to by sending an SMS to 9811452220. The police will then send you information about traffic jams due to vehicle breakdowns, water logging, accidents, road blocks, or traffic diversions. To unsubscribe send to the same number.

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  • Haryana : Haryana CM woos US investors with ‘Happening Haryana’ hashtag

Describing his state as ” Happening Haryana”, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has sought large-scale FDI from US companies, offering them a series of attractive incentives and tax concessions.

Possibly the first Haryana chief minister to visit the US in decades to attract foreign direct investment, Khattar has been meeting representatives of top American companies ever since his arrival in the US on August 16.

  • Uttar Pradesh : Electric supply to 42 polluting industrial units disconnected

The electric supply to 42 ‘polluting’ industrial units here has been disconnected as part of a special drive initiated by the District administration.

Rajendra Nagar Sub-divisional officer of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Sanjay Kumar said that electric supply of 42 polluting industrial units was disconnected yesterday.

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  • Himachal Pradesh : Government considering feasibility of atomic plants in Himachal

The government is mulling over the feasibility of setting up atomic energy plants in states including Himachal Pradesh, Union minister Jitendra Singh today said.

The minister’s remarks assumed significance as several state governments had expressed reservations about the nuclear power projects.

  • Maharashtra : Maharashtra – IAS officers to ‘mentor’ 10 cities for ‘Smart City’ plan

The government is mulling over the feasibility of setting up atomic energy plants in states including Himachal Pradesh, Union minister Jitendra Singh today said.

The minister’s remarks assumed significance as several state governments had expressed reservations about the nuclear power projects.

  • Telangana : Centre sanctions Rs 99.86 cr for tourism development in Telangana

The Tourism Ministry has sanctioned Rs 99.86 crores for the ‘Integrated Development of Eco-Tourism Circuit’ in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana.

Telangana Tourism Corporation has proposed a tourism circuit highlighting the scenic beauty of the region, covering forests, tiger reserve and wildlife, waterfalls, caves, rivers and reservoirs and ancient temples, taking care to incorporate tourist-friendly amenities and infrastructure, including a water-sports hub at Singottam reservoir, to make it a must-see destination.

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  • Uttarakhand : Uttarakhand scheme promises LED lamps at nominal prices

The Uttarakhand Electricity Regulatory Commission (UERC) has decided to introduce an energy-saving scheme in the state under which both domestic and non-domestic consumers will be provided LED lamps at nominal prices.

The decision was taken by the Commission at a meeting held with top officials of Uttarakhand Power Corporation (UPCL), and�Energy Efficiency Services (EESL), a central government undertaking, which has been roped in to provide the LED lamps under the scheme, a release said here today.

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