13.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Senior Telugu journalist Turlapati Kutumba Rao passes away at 87   Veteran journalist and Padma Shri awardee Turlapati Kutumba Rao passed away. Kutumba Rao, who became a journalist at 14, served as Secretary to the first Chief Minister of Andhra state, Tanguturi Prakasam Pantulu, in the 1950s.   He was also an author … Read more

12.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH IT companies in Andhra Pradesh plan return to office   A majority of Information Technology (IT) and IT-enabled services (ITeS) companies have started to transition to working from office after months-long hiatus owing to the pandemic. Until December, nearly 70 per cent of IT employees in 250 companies across the state were working … Read more

10-11.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra CM launches second edition of Amma Vodi   Chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched the second edition of Amma Vodi scheme, which extends financial assistance to mothers who send their wards to schools. The CM announced that laptops worth Rs 25,000 would be provided to those who opt out of Amma … Read more

09.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP internet penetration lower than national average   Internet penetration in Andhra Pradesh stands at 31%, which is below the country average of 36%, reveals a study conducted by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI). The lower penetration rate, according to experts, is a result of the slow progress made by the state … Read more

08.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Govt. signs 2 loan agreements of USD 646 million with NDB for upgrading State Highway and District Road Network in Andhra Pradesh   Government signed two loan agreements of USD 646 million with New Development Bank for upgrading State Highway Network and District Road Network in Andhra Pradesh.   The first project is … Read more

07.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Asian Waterbird Census Conducted in AP   The census of Asian waterbirds is being conducted in the Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary and nearby wetlands in Andhra Pradesh.   Every January, thousands of volunteers from Asia and Oceania visited the wetlands in their countries and counted waterbirds. The citizen science program is the Asian Waterbird … Read more

06.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Cambridge University to help transform Andhra Pradesh municipal schools   The state government has stamped its nod for taking up Transformation of Municipal Schools (TOMS) project under the guidance of the prestigious Cambridge University during the current academic year. Cambridge will provide training in communication skills to all teachers in municipal schools. It will also … Read more

05.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Telugu film industry roots for 100% occupancy in theatres   With Tamil Nadu permitting 100% occupancy in theatres, relaxing Covid norms, the Telugu film industry too has asked Telangana and Andhra Pradesh governments to remove the 50% occupancy norm. After the Unlock 5.0, the Centre had relaxed lockdown norms and said up to 50% occupancy could be allowed … Read more

03-04.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Krishna river board office to be shifted to Visakhapatnam   The stage has been set for the relocation of the office of the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam.   As per the AP Reorganisation Act, the KRMB should be housed in Andhra Pradesh and the Godavari River Management Board … Read more

02.01.21 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh govt set to install security equipment in fishing boats   The state government is preparing to implement schemes relating to the safety, security and hygiene of marine fishing boats over the next five years under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampad Yojana (PMMSY). As per the budget outlay, the government will provide subsidy to … Read more

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