28.02.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH CM inaugurates four irrigation projects in Kurnool district   Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated four irrigation schemes — Vedavathi lift irrigation, Gundrevula, Rajolibanda diversion scheme (RDS) and Tungabhadra project low-level canal — at a cost of ₹8,107 crore.   The CM announced that Vedavathi would cost ₹1,942 crores and would bring 8.5 … Read more

28.02.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN GIB centre to be used for breeding of lesser florican   The country’s first proposed captive breeding centre for great Indian bustard (GIB) at Sorsan in Baran district will also be used for the conservation and breeding of lesser florican.   Lesser florican (sypheotides indicus), the smallest bustard among four bustard species, was once … Read more

27.02.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH PHCs in remote areas to be e-sub centres   All health sub-centres in Andhra Pradesh would be converted into ‘e-sub centres’ that would offer telemedicine services in rural and tribal areas.   The project, once completed, would become the country’s largest telemedicine network.   The project would bolster primary healthcare in rural areas and hamlets … Read more

27.02.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Old-age pension for small and marginal farmers soon   Very soon the elderly small and marginal farmers in Rajasthan would be entitled to old-age pension. The draft, for granting pension of Rs 750 to small farmers up to 75 years of age and Rs 1000 to those above 75, has been finalised and would soon get the cabinet approval. … Read more

26.02.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH GMR highest bidder to build airport in AP   GMR Airports has emerged as the highest bidder for building a Greenfield international airport at Bhogapuram, near Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. GMR offered a revenue share of Rs 303 per passenger with the government, while Doit Smart Infrastructure India and GVK, offered Rs 261and Rs 207, respectively. … Read more

26.02.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Government seeks CSR funds from firms to improve education in Rajasthan   The government may not have enough funds to improve the infrastructure to provide quality education but it provides the basic network and spread where private companies can pitch in with their CSR funds for a better impact and outcome.   An education funding … Read more

24-25.02.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP is highest spending state during polls: Chief electoral officer   Andhra Pradesh is the highest spending state in the country during elections.   The expenditure included distribution of money, gifts and liquor during elections.   The chief electoral officer wanted the MCMCs(media certification and monitoring committee) to use the available technology to … Read more

24-25.02.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Union Textile Minister inaugurated Titanwala Museum in Rajasthan   Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the ‘Titanwala Museum’ that showcases the hand block printing of the Chhipa community in Bagru. Bagru printingis one of the traditional techniques of printing with natural color followed by the chippas of Rajasthan. Suraj Narayan Titanwala took the initiative of … Read more

23.02.19 APPSC (Andhra Pradesh) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh bags third prize in national water awards   Andhra Pradesh has bagged the third prize in national water awards for better utilisation of water resources and conservation of water.   AP stood number one in the country in groundwater conservation.   Pattiseema lift irrigation scheme was taken up for linking of Krishna and Godavari rivers … Read more

23.02.19 (RPSC) Rajasthan Daily Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan can achieve more than eight per cent economic growth: CII   In a bid to accelerate economic growth of Rajasthan, CII has identified key interventions as part of the ‘Roadmap for Rajasthan: A 10-point agenda for growth.’ The roadmap covers various sectors like manufacturing, food processing, tourism, renewable energy, startup ecosystem, infrastructure development including skills centres … Read more