30-31.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   NEP guides Andhra Pradesh’s early childhood education plans   The Andhra Pradesh school education department is planning to roll out ‘early childhood care and education’ in a phased manner in Anganwadis, primary and high schools. This would be based on the recommendations made in the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.   As part of the programme, … Read more

29.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh clears funds for 30 skill development colleges   The state government has cleared the plan to establish 30 skill development colleges across the state. The proposal also includes a skill development university which would head all these colleges.   The state government has also cleared the budgetary allocation of Rs 1,385.53 crore for both the … Read more

28.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Free power to farmers in Andhra Pradesh for next 30 years   The state government has decided to continue to provide free power for agriculture for the next 30 years. The power utilities of Andhra Pradesh are currently supplying free power to more than 18 lakh agricultural services. The state government is developing necessary power infrastructure to continue the scheme for … Read more

27.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: Investment proposals worth 16,000 crore cleared by state investments promotion board   The Andhra Pradesh government has cleared proposals from 14 investors to start new industries in the state. The investors have come forward to invest about 16,000 crore in the 14 units which can provide over 30,000 jobs. After the state investments promotion board … Read more

26.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: ‘59% found to have Covid antibodies in sero-survey’   The recent sero-survey conducted by the Andhra Pradesh health department in April has found that nearly 59% of those surveyed had developed antibodies against Covid-19. Of the 46,991 Covid-19 samples extracted from the general population, 27,869 samples turned out to be positive for antibodies. According to experts, this … Read more

25.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh government spent Rs 85,000 crore on agriculture in last two years   The state government has spent close to Rs 85,000 crore on the agriculture sector in the last two years as chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy is firm on providing full support to farmers. Setting up of over 10,000 Rythu Bharosa Kendras (RBKs), … Read more

24.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Central Ayurvedic body takes up study of Anandaiah’s drug   The Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS) has launched a study to ascertain the efficacy of the controversial Krishnapatnam medicine formulated by Bonigi Anandaiah. The CCRAS has directed the NRS Government Ayurvedic College in Vijayawada and the Ayurvedic hospital in Tirupati to take comprehensive feedback … Read more

22-23.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy credits Rs 1,820 crore to accounts of 15 lakh farmers   Chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday credited 1820.23 crore under ‘YSR free crop insurance’ scheme into the bank accounts of 15.15 lakh farmers who lost their crop during last year’s kharif season. The chief minister said the government had … Read more

21.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Vizag civic body to leverage UNDP programme for Covid control   The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has decided to leverage the programme run by United Nation Development Programme (UNDP), in association with the Government of India, to take up Covid-19 prevention and control measures in the city. GVMC will conduct decentralised activities at the ward level involving … Read more

20.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh saves Rs 2,350 crore in power purchases in 2 years   Andhra Pradesh has saved around Rs 2,350 crore by purchasing electricity in spot markets at cost effective prices in the last two years, i.e., 2019–20 and 2020–21. The power utilities procured 3,393 million units in 2019-20 and 8,890 MU in 2020-21 from the … Read more

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