27-28.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh 11th in country in bird species diversity   There are 294 different species of birds across 278 hotspots in Andhra Pradesh, according to data uploaded till Thursday as part of the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) and Campus Bird Count (CBC), 2021. The annual nationwide bird count concluded earlier this week. The survey was coordinated by … Read more

26.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh Maritime Board to boost trade   Stating that Andhra Pradesh Maritime Board has decided to take proactive role to promote exports from the state, maritime board deputy chief executive officer Lt Cdr BM Ravindranath Reddy has said that they are taking measures to put the state on the top of the economy’s chart. He said … Read more

25.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh govt to give Uddanam water supply a Rs 700 crore makeover   The state government told the AP high court that it is planning to spend 700 crore to supply safe drinking water in Uddanam area where a large number of people are suffering from chronic kidney disease. The high court directed the government to submit details … Read more

24.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Centre to support Andhra Pradesh set up EV charging infrastructure   As part of its national policy, the Union government will support Andhra Pradesh in developing infrastructure for electric vehicle (EV) charging. The Centre had recently announced phase-II of FAME (faster adoption and manufacturing of hybrid and electric vehicles) to incentivise the deployment of public charging infrastructure and increase uptake of electric … Read more

23.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: Irrigation department goes digital to record progress of projects   In a bid to stem corruption, the irrigation department is switching over to the digital mode to record the progress of ongoing projects. Field-level engineering teams have been directed to make all entries of measurements on a dedicated web portal that has been … Read more

21-22.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: Centre grants environmental clearance for Kadapa Steel Plant   In a major achievement, the State government has secured environmental clearances for the proposed Integrated Steel Plant in Kadapa district.   The Environment Appraisal Committee (EAC) held meetings in December, 2020 and also in February, 2021 to go through the proposals submitted by the state government. EAC … Read more

20.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh government sets up call centre for farmers   The state government has set up an integrated call centre for agriculture and farmers in allied sectors to address their grievances. Experts would provide assistance to farmers on their farm-related issues over phone as well as via text messages. The centre will be available from … Read more

19.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh CM launches fact check portal   Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched a fact check portal and a Twitter handle to counter fake news about the government on Friday from his Tadepalli camp office.   He referred to the desecration of temples in the state in the recent past and said that social media was used … Read more

18.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP to launch premium branches offering registration services   In a move to take services in registration offices to the next level, the state government has decided to open premium branches in major cities. Notwithstanding its plans to make registration services available at village and ward secretariats, the government is readying plan to provide premium … Read more

16.02.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Adani Group to buy stake in Gangavaram Port in AP   Adani Group is planning to take control of Gangavaram Port in Andhra Pradesh as it looks to strengthen its position as the country’s largest port operator. Adani Ports has inked an agreement to acquire a 31.5% stake in Gangavaram from private equity firm Warburg Pincus and is … Read more

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