25.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Railways’ first fly-ash train from Andhra Pradesh to Karnataka flagged off in Vizag   Visakhapatnam based Waltair division of East Coast Railway (ECoR) transported the first fly-ash rake from the Simhadri Super Thermal Power Plant, National Power Corporation of India Limited (NTPC) in Visakhapatnam.   The fly ash generated at the NTPC stations, as byproduct, is dumped to … Read more

24.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH IT giants powered from remote villages of Andhra Pradesh   When the Covid-19 pandemic struck and IT companies decided on work from home (WFH), many thought the techies would continue to live in big cities like Bengaluru and Hyderabad. They would simply set up their workstation at home. Instead, many of them decided to return … Read more

03-04.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Krishna river board office to be shifted to Visakhapatnam   The stage has been set for the relocation of the office of the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam.   As per the AP Reorganisation Act, the KRMB should be housed in Andhra Pradesh and the Godavari River Management Board … Read more

02.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh govt set to install security equipment in fishing boats   The state government is preparing to implement schemes relating to the safety, security and hygiene of marine fishing boats over the next five years under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampad Yojana (PMMSY). As per the budget outlay, the government will provide subsidy to … Read more

01.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Vizag outskirts turn into hub of housing projects   In the hope that Vizag will get the best infrastructure once it becomes the executive capital of Andhra Pradesh, the city seems to be growing. Realtors are now busy building affordable housing on the city outskirts and are expecting to attract the middle-income segment there. CREDAI-Vizag president, B Srinivasa … Read more

23.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP third best performing state in PMAY-U Andhra Pradesh has secured the third position in the ‘best performing state’ category in the annual awards announced by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs for its implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) Mission. AP has also been selected for ‘project monitoring tools’ … Read more

22.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH APPCB to monitor drinking water quality across AP   Close on the heels of residents of Eluru town contracting a mysterious disease, Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) has decided to monitor water quality of the sources being supplied by Urban Local Bodies (ULBs). Although research agencies found that drinking water supplied by Eluru Municipal Corporation (EMC) … Read more

20-21.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP to introduce 4-yr honours prog from next academic yr   The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to drop all existing undergraduate degree courses and introduce a 4-year honours degree programme in all universities from the 2021-22 academic year.   All universities in the state have been asked to shift to the new academic programme in line with the new … Read more

19.12.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh CM lays foundation stone for Apache footwear’s 2nd manufacturing unit at Pulivendula   Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy laid the foundation stone for Apache footwear India limited’s second manufacturing unit in the state of Andhra Pradesh at his home constituency Pulivendula.   Chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy who recalled that Apache had set up its first manufacturing … Read more

18-19.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP bars liquor from other states sans tax   The Andhra Pradesh government prohibited transport of liquor from other states without payment of applicable duties, taxes and fees to the state. The government issued new orders amending its previous rules allowing individuals to possess certain number of liquor bottles without permit or licence. … Read more