Andhra Pradesh Secretariat

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Andhra Pradesh Secretariat is the office of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh and his ministers.[1] It is located to the south of Hussain Sagar Lake.

History[edit]

The secretariat was housed in Saifabad Palace, built in 1888 during the reign of the Sixth Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Mahbub Ali Khan. The old buildings were replaced with new buildings later during the reign of N T Rama Rao.[citation needed] Each building was given a Telugu name but is now recognized as a block represented by an English

Departments[edit]

A Block
Home and Minorities
B Block
General Administration
C Block (Samatha)
Office of the Chief Minister and Chief Secretary to Government
D Block
Animal Husbandry, Agriculture and Co-operation, Social Welfare, Finance, Industries and Commerce, Energy, Environment, Science and Technology, Finance and Information Technology
G Block
Heritage building.
H Block
Office of Chief Electoral Officer, Official Language Commission, Central Library, Vigilance Commission, Secretariat Association and Secretariat Employees Co-operative Housing Society
J Block (Sujala)
Law, Higher Education, School Education, Transport, Roads and Buildings, Irrigation and Command Area Development
K Block (Subhodha)
Central Cash Sections of Finance Department, Secretariat Employees Co-operative Credit Society, Secretariat Branch of Pay and Accounts Office, Telegraph Office and Post Office
L Block (Sampreethi)
Municipal administration and Urban development, Labor, Women Development and Child Welfare, Health, Medical and Family Welfare, Planning, Housing, Revenue, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kumar, Vinay (2011-01-06). "Srikrishna Committee comes out with 6 options". The Hindu. Retrieved 2011-07-29.