28.07.17 Rajasthan (RPSC) Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   ·       MOU INKED TO PROMOTE TRAINING IN HANDPUMP MISTRI TRADE IN THE STATE A MoU being signed with WSSO (Water and Sanitation Support Organisation) for providing training in Handpumpmistri trade under Regular Skill Training Program (RSTP) of Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation (RSLDC). Under the MoU 2000 youth will be trained to … Read more

27.07.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

Andhra Pradesh   Anganwadi centres to be converted into pre-schools   The State government has chalked out plans to convert all anganwadi centres as pre-schools. There are 3,128 centres in urban areas with a capacity of 90,000 students which will be integrated into 1,026 pre schools.   The government is contemplating imparting education in English … Read more

27.07.17 Rajasthan (RPSC) Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan floods: Rescue operation gathers pace in rain-hit areas, 500 shifted to safer places   Two days after torrential rain created havoc at Jalore, Sirohi, Pali and Barmer districts of the state, the rescue work expeditedon Tuesday as heavy rains subsided.   At least 500 people were rescued by the joint teams of Army, Air … Read more

22.07.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

  Andhra Pradesh   Education dept gets serious: Committees to deal with and create awareness on drug menace   Breaking its silence, the education department on Monday said it will be shortly setting up committees at the institutional level to deal with and create awareness on substance abuse. The move came after the excise department … Read more

26.07.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

Andhra Pradesh   Heli-tourism comes to State   The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department has signed an MoU with Mak Aero Space and Aviation Pvt. Ltd, Delhi, to promote heli-tourism.   The initial services will be introduced in Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam and Tirupati.     The helicopter transport services will include joy rides, packages, heli-taxi services, packaging … Read more

22.07.17 Rajasthan (RPSC) Current Affairs

  RAJASTHAN   Committee gives nod to Rajasthan’s water project   The National Steering Committee on Climate Change (NSCCC) recently approved three detailed project reports (DPRs) submitted by the states for funding under the National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC).   Among the three DPRs approved, one pertained to Rajasthan’s ‘Mukhya Mantri Jal Swavlamban Abhiyan’. The … Read more

26.07.17 Rajasthan (RPSC) Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   UDAY scheme: Big jolt as Rajasthan’s borrowing capacity restricted.   Rajasthan government received a major setback as the Centre forestalled the state’s efforts on borrowing against the repayment of loan amount under Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana(UDAY). The move will reduce the state’s borrowing limit by Rs 4,000 crore. Earlier, Rajasthan was allowed to borrow … Read more

25.07.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current Affairs

Andhra Pradesh   Masula port project: land pooling becomes a tough task   Barely 550 acres of land was spared by the farmers and private land owners for the proposed Machilipatnam deep sea port project as against required 2,300 acres of private land (patta land), signalling further delay in execution of the project. The port … Read more

23.07.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Current

Andhra Pradesh Social forestry planters on the warpath in Ongole   Farmers who switched to social forestry plantations such as eucalyptus and subabul from traditional commercial crops such as tobacco and cotton in the 1990s now rue their fate with the prices hitting a new low this month. The latest trigger for the price fall … Read more

25.07.17 Rajasthan (RPSC) Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN   Rajasthan government to study noise pollution by infrastructure projects   Jaipur City’s eight ongoing infrastructure projects will go through an ‘environmental impact assessment’. The agencies will study the noise and sound pollution produced during the construction of these projects. These eight projects include the elevated road proposed between LIC Bhawan and Sodala, Dravyawati River Project, Bassi and other … Read more

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