17.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh government releases Rs 19.73 crore for construction of Millennium Tower   The Andhra Pradesh government released Rs 19.73 crore for construction of Millennium Tower-B at Madhurawada on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam as speculation is rife that the state secretariat is expected to be moved there soon.   Millennium Tower-A has already … Read more

16.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH UN project to help Hyderabad, Andhra pradesh get rid of piling plastic waste The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will be initiating a massive plastic waste management project in the two Telugu states. The project is part of an all-India initiative, covering 50 cities. The goal is to break the ‘house to landfill’ model of plastic … Read more

15.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh government to borrow Rs 5,000 crore from HUDCO to buy land for poor Cash-starved Andhra Pradesh government will borrow Rs 5,000 crore from public sector HUDCO to purchase over 12,000 acres of land, to be distributed to the landless poor across the state. The state government has announced it will distribute house sites and housing … Read more

14.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh govt denotifies five villages from Amaravati capital city area In a surprising move, the Andhra Pradesh government has removed five villages from Amaravati capital city area and merged them with neighbouring Mangalagiri and Tadepalle municipal towns. The government, which had earlier proposed to set up Amaravati Capital City Municipal Corporation (ACCMC) to assuage the concerns … Read more

12-13.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH 18 Disha police stations set up in Andhra Pradesh   AP government launched 18 special Disha police stations across the state for speedy investigation and trial of cases related to sexual offences against women. The state government recently amended rules to ensure that trial in rape cases are completed within 21 days and these police … Read more

11.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Chhattisgarh may follow Uddanam patients’ model The Chhattisgarh government is likely to adopt AP’s schemes for kidney patients in its Supebeda region. A team from Chhattisgarh recently visited Uddanam in Srikakulam district where nearly 13,000 patients from 177 villages are benefitting from the state government’s support system. Supebeda has a population of 1,200 and 300 people suffer … Read more

10.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH CCI launches probe into cotton sales in Andhra Pradesh The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has launched an investigation into allegations about irregularities in purchase of cotton from farmers. The CCI and marketing department officials had connived with ginning millers to procure stocks from unauthorized purchase centres by rejecting farmers’ stocks. With the CCI officials refusing to … Read more

08.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh legislative council refers bills on three capitals to select committee   In a setback to the YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government, the opposition TDP dominated Andhra Pradesh legislative council on Wednesday decided to refer to a select committee two bills aimed at creating three capitals for the state.   The bills are — AP Decentralisation … Read more

07.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra govt extends period of ‘preventive detention act’ for over 3 months   Andhra Pradesh government issued an order, empowering the collectors and district magistrates and the commissioners of police in the state to exercise powers of detention under the National Security Act,1980 for up to three months. The “powers of detention” are already in existence … Read more

05-06.01.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP tourism to organize adventure sports festival at Horsley hills near Madanapalle   Andhra Pradesh tourism department will organize an adventure sports festival at Horsley hills near Madanapalli in Chittoor district on January 18 and 19. With an aim to promote tourism, Chittoor district administration and AP tourism have joined hands to showcase Horsley hills as a destination … Read more

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