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As we observe the World Tuberculosis Day today, it is a time to raise awareness about the burden of tuberculosis (TB), recognise achievements in the prevention and control off TB, and renew our commitment to ending this devastating disease.

TB is preventable and curable. Yet, too many people still suffer from it. TB elimination would have widespread health, economic, and social benefits for our country, and the world.

Anyone can get TB. People with TB can be found in every state; in rural areas and cities; in schools, workplaces, homes; and in many other places where people are in close contact.

Ending TB requires maintaining and strengthening current TB control priorities while increasing efforts to identify and treat latent TB infection among high-risk populations. Let us all strive to eliminate this disease from India.
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Team Andhra Pradesh receives the 'State of the Year' award at the #CNBCTV18 Indian Business Leadership Award 2017. #TeluguPride #AndhraPradeshTriumphs

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We Need Green Revolution 2.0 to Double Farmers' Incomes by 2022 as per Prime Minister's Vision

Excited to have inaugurated and addressed the Rural Innovation Startup Conclave (RISC), 2017 at the National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj (NIRDPR), in Hyderabad, as chief guest.

Today, we as a nation, and this Conclave, is focused on how to synchronise modern-day developmental concepts and entrepreneurial models in agriculture to enable economic empowerment of farmers and others living in rural areas.

Under the vision and leadership of Shri Narendra Modi ji, our government has taken up a daunting task to double income of farmers by 2022, 75th years of our Independence.

Income of farmers can be doubled only by way of increasing profitability of agriculture and creating rural employment in other value adding down-stream industries related to agro-processing and enabling supplementary non-agricultural income for farmers.

We are still stuck with previous era Green Revolution whereas Industrial revolution has advanced, with the 4th Generation Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) being the contemporary phase. We need to create and launch Agriculture 2.0 without any delay.

We need frugal and grass root-level innovations in crop production, crop protection, prevention of losses, both pre and post-harvest. The modern rural landscape can be transformed with such frugal and rural innovations.

There is a perception, which is wrong, that ‘Make in India’, ‘Skill India’ and ‘Digital India’ are urban affairs. Our government is very clear – as much as smart cities, we are passionate about creating smart villages. The DigiGaon (digital village) initiative is a proof of our commitment.

I am glad NIRDPR has rightly identified the need to support the young innovators and startups and decided to organize the Rural Innovators Startup Conclaves as an annual feature.

I am now wondering as to who will emerge to champion rural start-up culture and become its first success icons. Let us all look forward to that era-redefining success ahead.
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Sri NCBN today distributed cars to SC / ST beneficiaries under the SC-ST Sub Plan. Sri NCBN aims to rapidly scale up AP's SC-ST entrepreneurial base and generate many such livelihood opportunities leading to their upliftment

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Electric buses and vehicles to move around administrative city: CM Unmanned electric buses will run on the roads of the administrative city with dedicated stops, said the Chief Minister in a meeting held with Foster + Partners. He added that only electric buses and vehicles will be permitted to move around the city to avoid pollution. Based on the suggestions that were received in the earli...

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A well-deserved recognition for hard work and commitment... Pattiseema enters the “Limca Book of Records” for... https://t.co/47clZVFjyS

Happy birthday Shri @ChBirenderSingh ji. May God bless you with a happy, healthy long life spent in service of our country and people.

#StartupIndia & #StandupIndia are not mere slogans. If one has an Idea, GoI stands with you with all its strength,w… https://t.co/hXQ2W1S3hH

Thanks to research by our scientists and policy implementations by the govt, technologies and product in open marke… https://t.co/OppWhVImFn

Here is a view of the conceptual designs of Government Complex to be built in Amaravati. Govt. of AP is keen to... https://t.co/eYA3B7rCd0

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