30-31.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh emerges as the top banana exporter in country   For the first time ever, Andhra Pradesh has emerged as the country’s top banana exporter, having exported over 45,000 metric tonnes (MT) bananas in the 2019-20 fiscal, surpassing Maharashtra and Gujarat. Andhra Pradesh is expected to export over 75,000 MT bananas in the current fiscal, all set … Read more

29.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh clears funds for 30 skill development colleges   The state government has cleared the plan to establish 30 skill development colleges across the state. The proposal also includes a skill development university which would head all these colleges.   The state government has also cleared the budgetary allocation of Rs 1,385.53 crore for both … Read more

2 8.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh to have its own brand of chocolate   The Andhra Pradesh horticulture department is planning to expand cocoa cultivation in the state by adding 5,000 acres of land for the cultivation of the crop every year. The decision aims to target the heavy demand for exotic cocoa among chocolate companies. Andhra Pradesh will soon have its … Read more

2 7.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH Three from Andhra Pradesh get Padma Shri Three people from Andhra Pradesh were awarded the Padma Shri by the Union government. The three recipients of the honour are: noted violinist Annavarapu Rama Swamy, mrindangam player Nidumolu Sumathi and Prakasarao Asavadi. While Annavarapu Rama Swamy and Nidumolu Sumathi received the Padma Shri in the ‘art’ category, Prakasarao Asavadi … Read more

2 6-.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Centre sanctions Rs 6,600 crore to Andhra Pradesh power utilities   The Centre sanctioned Rs 6,600 crore to the state power utilities as Atmanirbhar loan. The government released Rs 3,300 crore to the state under the second trench of the loan and already released an amount of Rs 3,300 crore so far.   … Read more

24-25.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh saw sharp 17% dip in road accident fatalities last year   As a result of the pandemic and the consequent lockdown, Andhra Pradesh witnessed a steep decline of 17% in road accident fatalities and a 30% drop in fatal accidents in 2020 compared to the year before. When it comes to overall road accidents, the state saw … Read more

23.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh energy demand may rise by 5,000 MU in new fiscal   The three discoms in the state estimate that 65,947 million units (MU) of power will be required for distribution among 1.79 crore consumers in 13 districts for the 2021-22 fiscal. This is 5,498 million units of additional power compared to the existing 60,449 million … Read more

22.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh ranks seventh in Niti Aayog’s innovation index   The Covid-19 pandemic notwithstanding, Andhra Pradesh has managed to rank overall seventh in the country among 17 major states in Niti Aayog’s India Innovation Index 2020 report. The report, which aims to promote ‘competitive federalism’, has categorised innovation into two dimensions — innovation capabilities (Enablers) and innovation outcomes (Performance). Under Enablers category, AP stands stands fifth … Read more

21.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: Door delivery of PDS rice from February 1   Andhra Pradesh will enter a new phase of public distribution system on February 1 with delivery of monthly ration at doorsteps. Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will launch fleet of 9,260 vehicles for PDS in the state.   The initiative is to ensure that every ration card holder including the … Read more

20.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP to complete 5 crore man days in next four months The state government has provided 22.44 crore man days during the current financial year against the allocated man days of 25.25 crore under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MG NREGS), said Peddireddy Ramachandra Reddy, minister for Panchayat Raj and … Read more

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