Vijayawada

AP has received 635 awards in last four and a half years

Andhra Pradesh probably tops the country by bagging the maximum number of awards during the last four and a half years. It received 635 awards at the national level in various sectors and categories.

The energy sector topped the list with the highest number of 107 awards due to “reforms initiated” by Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. The Municipal Administration and Urban Development department received 91 awards, including six in 2015, 12 in 2016, 31 in 2017 and 43 in 2018. The Panchayat Raj and Rural Development department stood third with 82 awards while the Medical and Health department bagged 55.

The Youth Welfare and the cultural department received 20 awards and the Women and Child Welfare, Housing and Social Welfare departments received 15 each. The Rural Development got 12. The Civil Supplies, Tourism and Mines and Geology bagged 10 each. The Roads and Buildings and Revenue departments won eight awards while the Industries department received seven. The Horticulture received six awards; Animal Husbandry, Finance, Real-Time Governance received five each. The Adult Education and Tribal Welfare received four awards each while Environment and forests, Planning, Police, Rural water supply received two each. The Agriculture, Home, Swachandra corporation and Skill development bagged one each. Other sectors received 28 awards, according to a press release.

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