31.08.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: BEE to boost energy efficiency in building sector   The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has assured that it would showcase Andhra Pradesh as the best energy efficient state in building sector, even as the Indo-Swiss Building Energy Efficient Project (BEEP) Agency has agreed in principle to take up energy efficient buildings as demonstration projects at state … Read more

30.08.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Defence Ministry to conduct JNAQC in Visakhapatnam   Naval Quality Assurance Establishmentsis to host the Joint Naval Annual Quality Conclave (JNAQC) in Visakhapatnam on 5 September. It will be hosted under the charge of Director General Quality Assurance (DGQA), Ministry of Defence.   The theme of the Conclave is Transformation of QA Paradigm: Opportunities and Challenges. The conclave will … Read more

31.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Jhalawar district bags first prize in population check   Jhalawar district has set an example for the state in population control. The district has won the prize for being best in population controlfollowed by Baran and Kota at an annual function on population stabilisation.   The health department is targeting to achieve total fertility rate at 2.1 … Read more

30.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN MSME Act: Rajasthan woos Karnataka investors   As part of a CII’s North India business delegation, Rajasthan made a strong pitch for investment by showcasing its new MSME Act on a roadshow in Karnataka.   The MSME Act allows companies to set up their units without prior approvals and clearances for three years. The reform initiative has found huge … Read more

29.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·         Barmer’s per capita income has risen by 650% in 10 years ð  10 years ago, Barmer made a tryst with its destiny as its desert terrain started gushing out crude oil. In the decade-long journey, it has not only changed the fortunes of the region, but also contributed immensely to the country’s energy security. … Read more

29.08.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH ·         VP M Venkaiah Naidu dedicates country’s longest electrified rail tunnel to nation   ð  Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu dedicated the country’s longest electrified rail tunnel between Cherlopalli and Rapuru in Andhra Pradesh and the electrified railway line between Venkatachalam and Obulavaripalli.   ð  The length of the rail tunnel is 6.6 kilometre. … Read more

28.08.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Rs 50,000 crore earmarked to house the poor   The state government is planning to spend Rs 50,000 crore on building housing for the poor. The announcement was made by the state minister for housing, Cherukuvada Sriranganadha Raju.   Regarding under-construction housing allotments made for beneficiaries by the previous government, the minister said that the government … Read more

28.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 5,000 farmers apply for old-age pension scheme   The state government has started registering farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan-Dhan Yojana (PM-KMY), an old-age pension scheme for all land holding small and marginal farmers (SMFs), through E-mitra. So far, 5,000 farmers have registered themselves under the scheme.   The registrations are being conducted through e-mitra centres in … Read more

27.08.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Start industries or will take back land: AP govt   The state government gave land to several industries on concessional rates and after several reminders, many of them have not yet launched their units.   If the industrialists fail to ground the projects, the government will take back the land cancelling the allotment. … Read more

27.08.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Udaipur girl second from state to cross English Channel   GAURVI Singhvi, a girl from Udaipur, has become the second Rajasthani to cross the English Channel on August 23, according to the Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation (CS&PF), one of the two organisations that ratify crossings.   The first Rajasthani to achieve this feat, … Read more