19.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH More festivals in ‘ekanatham’ at TTD temples   With no let-up in rising Covid-19 caseload yet, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) has decided to conduct various annual festivals at its temples located in Tirupati and elsewhere in ‘ekanatham’, that is, without the presence of devotees. The three-day Padmavathi Parinayam annual festival was performed in ‘eknatham’. The annual … Read more

18.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Actor Sonu Sood to set up two oxygen plants in Andhra Pradesh   Actor Sonu Sood is coming to the rescue of Covid-19 patients in Andhra Pradesh. Sood, who rose to fame with his charity works to the needy since the start of the pandemic last year, tweeted on Saturday that he would soon establish two oxygen units … Read more

17.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Nearly 95% families in Andhra Pradesh under Aarogyasri   Nearly 95% families in Andhra Pradesh are benefitting from Aarogyasri, the state government’s flagship health scheme, with the enhancement of the annual income limit to Rs 5 lakh, according to health officials. The Andhra Pradesh government has spent Rs 2,398 crore in bills since June 2019 to … Read more

15-16.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Welfare corporations for 3 communities   The state government has constituted three separate corporations for the welfare and development of upper caste communities— Kamma, Reddy and Kshatriya. The government said that the decision has been taken to extend institutional finance to the poor among the communities in order to achieve a balance in society. The government had … Read more

14.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH All Covid hospitals to have oxygen plants in four months: AP CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy   The government has decided to equip all Covid-19 hospitals in the state with oxygen plants in the next four months. It has also been decided to set up oxygen plants even in community health centres across the state.   For … Read more

13.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Assembly passes resolution against Visakhapatnam steel plant disinvestment   The AP assembly on Thursday passed a resolution opposing the Union government’s disinvestment plans and proposed privatisation of Visakhapatnam steel plant.   The House appealed to the Centre to consider the measures suggested by chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy in his two letters and protect the steel plant. … Read more

12.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: Rayalaseema’s oxygen infrastructure set for a boost   The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to ramp up oxygen infrastructure in the Rayalaseema region. The government will set up 15 pressure swing adsorption (PSA) oxygen plants in the region on war-footing. The government has allotted 50 per cent of the PAS plants to Rayalaseema as most major oxygen … Read more

11.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh govt presents Rs 2.29 lakh crore budget for financial year 2021-22   The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday presented its annual budget for the financial year 2021-22 with an estimated expenditure of Rs 2.29 lakh crore and an estimated revenue of Rs 1.77 lakh crore.   He incorporated a ‘gender budget’ … Read more

10.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh’s literacy rate lower than national average: Socio-economic Survey   The literacy rate of the state is considerably lower than the national literacy rate, as per the 2021-22 socio-economic survey results. The state’s literacy rate currently stands at 67.35 per cent, while the national rate is 72.98 per cent. The state, however, is ahead in terms of … Read more

06.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH Self-reliance, boosting capacities central to Andhra Pradesh’s new oxygen policy   As part of efforts to make the state self-reliant in oxygen manufacturing, chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday unveiled the AP Industrial Gases and Medical Oxygen Manufacturing Policy 2021-22. The policy has been designed to ramp up oxygen manufacturing … Read more

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