19.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Heritage enthusiasts to build gate to protect 2,000-year-old Buddhist site   After months of waiting, heritage lovers finally got permission to construct a gate at the foothills of the 2000-year-old Pavuralakonda Buddhist heritage site.   Earlier, heritage enthusiasts had complained that the site had become a hub of unruly bikers, boozers and anti-social elements that were … Read more

18.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Rural households in Krishna district to get subsidised LED bulbs   The government will distribute LED bulbs to households in rural areas of Krishna district with the support of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) in a move aimed at promoting energy efficiency in every household and to benefit every family. The EESL will invest Rs 450 crore … Read more

16-17.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Less than 50% AP women have access to cellphones   A recent report by the Internet and Mobile Association of India’s (IAMAI) revealing Andhra Pradesh’s poor interent penetration of 31% may come as a surprise to many men but not to women. A major contributing factor behind low internet penetration in the state is the low access … Read more

14.01.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh bags rights to explore coking coal in Jharkhand mine The state government has bagged a lease for a coal mine in Jharkhand in the bidding conducted by the Centre. Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation (APMDC), a fully-owned AP government firm, has got the licence to explore coking coal from Brahmadiha cooking coal mine block in Jharkhand. APMDC is … Read more

13.01.21 Daily 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 Daily 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 Daily 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 Daily 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 Daily 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 Daily 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 Census (AWC). … Read more

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