18.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Three Centres of Excellence sanctioned for Vizag Three Centres of Excellence have been sanctioned for Visakhapatnam under the Technology Incubation and Development of Entrepreneurs (TIDE) scheme of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY), Government of India. Another CoE had been sanctioned at Kalam Institute of Health Technology at AP MedTech Zone … Read more

17.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Liquor consumption rate comes down in Andhra Pradesh The new liquor policy that was brought with an aim to implement a complete ban on liquor in phased manner has been yielding positive results as the consumption rate has come down, according to the state government. The state government claimed that the sale of liquor has come down by … Read more

14.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh’s new plan for three capital cities may throw up logistical challenges The idea of three capital cities, located at a distance of at least 350 km from each other, is likely to throw up more logistic, social and economic challenges than it serves the political purpose of appeasing people of three … Read more

15-16.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

INTERNATIONAL International Tea Day 2019 The United Nations (UN) has declared May 21 as International Tea Day on the recommendations of India, however, this day is celebrated on December 15 Every Year. The proposal was made by India at the International Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Intergovernmental Group meeting held in Milan 4 years ago. … Read more

13.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh fares poorly in filing patent apps On average, around 350 patents are filed every year in Andhra Pradesh, lower compared to other states in the country. Further, almost 75 per cent to 80 per cent of these patents are applied for by either foreign companies or non-resident Indians (NRIs). It is unfortunate that out … Read more

12.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh showcases Vizag to NRIs for investment Visiting delegates from American Telugu Association (ATA)were invited to invest in tourism projects to leverage the state’s 974 km coastline. With the AP Maritime Board taking shape, port-led development will propel with support services like ship breaking, ship building will add to the region’s growth by generating … Read more

11.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy launches scheme for weavers, calls them Andhra Pradesh’s legacy Chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy launched the ‘YSR Nethanna Nestham’ scheme at Dharmavaram in Anantapur district. Under the scheme, the state government will provide an annual financial assistance of Rs 24,000 to handloom weavers in the state. The weaver community of Andhra Pradesh and especially that … Read more

10.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill: Special courts to be set up in all districts As AP assembly passed the Disha bill, CM Jaganmohan Reddy said this will attract national attention through debates and discussions. According to him, the two bills — Andhra Pradesh Disha Bill-Andhra Pradesh Special Court for Specified Offences Against Women and Children Bill, 2019 — … Read more

08-09.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP Maritime Board to have headquarters in Visakhapatnam Visakhapatnam will be the headquarters of Andhra Pradesh Maritime Board which was constituted last month. The board would help in rapid development of the port sector, the hinterland, besides offshore areas connected to the port and industrialisation in port areas in AP. Representatives of all privatised ports … Read more

07.12.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Visakhapatnam to host series of plastic waste management events A city-based organisation is conducting an exhibition to spread awareness on alternative uses for broken plastic objects later this month. The event will promote ideas to repair and reuse plastic rather than generating more waste. For the collection campaign, citizens will be given a cloth bag (for … Read more

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