13.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH A financial leg up for farmers in the State   The YSRCP government, in its agriculture budget, covered 90% of the welfare schemes promised to the farmers in its election manifesto by making huge allocations to Rythu Bharosa, nine-hour free power supply, free crop insurance, price stabilisation, disaster management, and other schemes.   … Read more

13.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan to adopt Maharashtra model to combat dreaded swine flu   Though Maharashtra has a high mortality rate compared to Rajasthan, the state government is all set to follow Maharashtra model in its fight against swine flu.   While Rajasthan had an average of four deaths per 100 cases, the death rate was 11 per 100 … Read more

12.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   200 crore has been allocated for the development of Visakhapatnam-Chennai industrial corridor.   500 crore has been alloted for Chief Minister’s Development Fund; Rs.500 crore for infrastructure development in the capital region Amaravati; Rs.375 crore towards the State’s share of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.   50 crore has been granted for … Read more

12.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan still among top 4 states with high fertility rate: Niti   Rajasthan might have been praised by NITI Aayog for its efforts in improving health indicators but in population stabilisation efforts   The NITI Aayog report released recently shows that there is no change in Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in the state. It is still among the four states … Read more

11.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH DRDO gets clearance for missile test facility in A.P.   The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has granted environment and Coastal Regulatory Zone clearances for setting up Missile Testing Launch Facility on the Bay of Bengal coast and Technical Facility at Gullalamoda village in Krishna district.   With this, all … Read more

11.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan Budget 2019: Highlights   No new tax proposed in the budget.   Rs 10 crore allocated for rehabilitation centers.   Provision of one-time tax for vehicle owners.   Special investment zones along the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor.   Stamp duty exemption for projects under Rajasthan Start-Up policy.   Freedom fighters, former MLAs, chairman of boards and … Read more

10.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh liquor shops to close at 6pm   The new excise policy of the state is likely to throw up many surprises to guzzlers as the government is making all efforts to implement liquor ban in a phased manner. While it is almost certain that no shops will be closed, sources say that alcohol outlets … Read more

10.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Soon, independent society for MGNREGA social audit   The state government is in the process of forming an independent society for social audits of MGNREGA works.   The name of the society will be ‘Society for Social Audit, Accountability and Transparency (SSAAT)’, Rajasthan.   Two social audits of MGNREGA are conducted in a year. The objective of the … Read more

09.07.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government to review MISA pension scheme   The state government said it would review the pension scheme of prisoners detained under the Maintenance of Internal Security Act.   The previous government had increased the pension of persons detained under MISA and the Defence of India (DIR) rules during the 1975-77 Emergency from Rs … Read more

09.07.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH 27% IR for government employees   The State government has sanctioned 27% Interim Relief (IR), pending recommendations of the Pay Revision Commission (PRC), to all its employees, including those in the Panchayat Raj, Urban Local Bodies, government institutions receiving grants-in-aid, work charged employees, and full-time contingent employees currently drawing pay in the revised … Read more

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