25.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH 73% increase in income tax collection in Telugu states   Amaravati, projected as the dream capital of Andhra Pradesh, is unlikely to take shape in the near future with two major international funding agencies refusing to fund its construction.   A week after the World Bank(WB) said no to Amaravati project, Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) … Read more

25.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·         Groundwater in Rajasthan fell by 62.70%, reveals study   ð  With the PHED digging up more tube wells in the city, serious concerns are being raised about the level of groundwater. ð  As per a decadal average study conducted by the Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) on 928 stations in the state, Rajasthan is facing a … Read more

24.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH World Bank clarifies it continues to engage with other projects in Andhra   World Bank has clarified that it continues to support the state of Andhra Pradesh with several other projects.   World Bank said that proposed funding to Amaravati has been dropped only after government of India withdrawing its request for financing the proposed Amaravati … Read more

24.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN UPSC pre-qualifiers to get free hostel, food   Students qualifying the preliminary round of the Union Public Service Commission exam can now get free hostel, food, study material, coaching and library facilities as per a recent circular issued by the Rajasthan institute of cooperative education and management (RICEM). RICEM is a training institution promoted … Read more

23.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh first state to reserve 75% private jobs for locals   Andhra Pradesh has become the first state in the country to reserve jobs for locals in private industrial units and factories.   The AP Assembly passed the Andhra Pradesh Employment of Local Candidates in Industries/Factories Act, 2019, which reserved 75% private jobs across all categories in … Read more

23.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Makrana Marble used for Taj Mahal is now ‘Global Heritage Stone Resource’   Marble from Makrana in Rajasthan is now Asia’s first Global Heritage Stone Resource (GHSR), as confirmed by the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS), an international non-governmental organisation devoted to international cooperation in the field of geology.   The GHSR designation … Read more

21-22.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH WB backs out of Capital project The Andhra Pradesh government suffered a major setback in the development of Amaravati with the World Bank (WB) purportedly backing out of Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project (ASIIDP) to which it had committed to lend $300 million.   The total project cost is $715 million. … Read more

21-22.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government has launched Student Police Cadet (SPC) scheme   The Rajasthan governmenthas launched Student Police Cadet (SPC) scheme, a Police training program, for class 8 and 9 students . The training aims to curb rising adolescent delinquency and strengthen teenagers mentally and physically. Also, it aims to make the students aware of basic laws and legal procedures. All aspects of … Read more

20.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH ·         ₹13,113.76 crore grant sought for irrigation ð  Minister for Irrigation P. Anil Kumar moved a demand for grant of ₹13,113.76 crore for major, medium and minor irrigation in the Assembly. ð  The government aimed at creating a new ayacut of 34.42 lakh acres by completing the ongoing major and medium irrigation projects, … Read more

20.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN ·         Rajasthan govt launched Udyog Mitra Portal for online registration of new MSMEs ð  In a bid to encourage new businesses to flourish in Rajasthan, the state government launched a new ‘Udyog Mitra’ portal for online registration of new enterprises in state. The main objective of the portal is to ensure that new business … Read more

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