31.08.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Declared old at 50, tribals in State to get pension   Most Scheduled Tribe (ST) households are poorer than their counterparts in rural and urban areas. Also, the food habits, access to healthcare, and poverty are playing a role in affecting their longevity. The tribal groups are bearing a higher burden of underweight, … Read more

31.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Education dept announces 3,290 ‘Ujiyari Panchayats’   Education department announced 3,290 panchayats in the state as ‘Ujiyari Panchayats’.   Government schools in such panchayats had zero dropout rate of students around 50 lakh students will be enrolled in secondary schools under the enrolment campaign in the state.   Directions have been given to officers … Read more

30.08.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH GVMC all set to sell compost made from waste to farmers   With the monthly production capacity of estimated 900 tonne of vermicompost from the domestic wet waste at its facilities, the GVMC is now all set to sell it to farmers.   The compost prepared following the windrows and vermicompost processes has … Read more

30.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN MOU signed, state to get Yamuna water in summer   In order to meet future water requirements, Rajasthan, along with five other states, signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the construction of ~4,000 crore Lakhwar multipurpose project in the upper Yamuna basin.   The MOU between Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and … Read more

29.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   World Bank to provide $250 million loan to state for improving power distribution   The World Bank will provide a $250 million loan facility to Rajasthan for improving the performance of its electricity distribution sector.   The Second Programmatic Electricity Distribution Reform Development Policy Loan for Rajasthan is the second in the series … Read more

29.08.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Horticulture will help economy flourish, says N Chandrababu Naidu   Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu opined that horticulture can help the economy flourish while inaugurating a horticulture show ‘Udyana 2018’ which focused on organic products, and promotion of zero-chemical based natural farming.   This comes as the state government announced plans … Read more

28.08.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH P. emerging as electronics hub as major firms step in According to official sources, the government’s objective is to make the State a hub for electronics manufacturing but not limit the scope to mobile phones. It targets to meet the requirement of even the defence establishments.   As part of this expansion binge … Read more

28.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   To boost tourism in Rajasthan, government promotes unexplored heritage sites   Rajasthan, which houses centuries old heritage buildings and monuments, has notched up an important place in global tourism. Lakhs of tourists annually visit its known heritage buildings famous for unique sculpture, which is a great source to boost state’s revenue along with … Read more

26-27.08.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Nodal panels to examine State GST issues   The Commercial Taxes Department has constituted four nodal committees for Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Guntur and Kurnool to sort out the issues related to the State Goods and Services Tax raised by taxpayers.   The Vijayawada committee has jurisdiction over Kakinada, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam divisions. The Visakhapatnam … Read more

26-27.08.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN RTU’s A-category list has no government engineering college In a major embarrassment for the state technical education department, none of its 13 government engineering colleges have made it to the Quality Index Value A-Category list of engineering colleges that was released by the Rajasthan Technical University (RTU).   Government engineering colleges failed to score … Read more

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