Hyderabad: In the latest star ratings to different departments, AP Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu hasn’t awarded any stars to the Tourism department, which he himself handles.
The ratings are given based on various parameters including performance and achievement of targets. Eight major departments in AP, including the education department headed by Ganta Srinivas Rao and Deputy Chief Minister K.E. Krishna Murthy’s stamps and registrations departments haven’t been awarded any stars.
Nine departments, including that of energy headed by Mr Naidu, the health department held by Kamineni Srinivas and the municipal administration department headed by K. Narayana have been awarded three stars, the top ratings.
Nine other departments, including the police department, part of the home ministry with Deputy Chief Minister N. China Rajappa at the helm and Devenini Uma’s irrigation department got two stars. The finance department, headed by Yanamala Ramakrishnudu and the revenue department got one star each.
The stamps and registration department achieved 73.21 per cent of its target and generated Rs 700 crore revenue for the government. Visakhapatnam was the highest revenue-earning district for the department while Guntur recorded the highest number of registrations. The commercial taxes department generated Rs 2,667 crore revenue.