23.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan introduces incentive for govt school staff   State education department has set a new goal of ‘Drop Out Free Panchayat’ (DOFP) for teachers leading enrollment drives in its schools. Officials say that those gram panchayats which are declared DOFP will be rewarded by the state. The DOFP status is granted after officials confirmed … Read more

26.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Water schemes in Andhra Pradesh towns to get AIIB funds   The state government has flagged green signal to take up comprehensive drinking water schemes in 10 municipal towns in Krishna and Guntur districts. The state government directed the municipal administration department to get the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) ready by the end of February. … Read more

24-25.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh to become first ‘LED state’ by Jan 2019     Andhra Pradesh would be the first 100% LED state in the country by January 2019, said minister for panchayat raj, rural development and information technology, Nara Lokesh.   The government had installed 8 lakh LED street lights in the villages so far … Read more

23.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Enrolment ratio in A.P. schools below national average   The gross enrolment ratio (GER) in schools is far below the national average in Andhra Pradesh.   While the national GER is 99.21% in primary schools, it is 84.48% in A.P.   Also, nearly one lakh children are drop-outs, indicating a Herculean task ahead … Read more

22.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH ASI to identify protected monuments in Masula   The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is exploring the historical sites in the port town of Machilipatnam to declare the eligible sites as ‘protected monuments’ for conservation.   Until the 1864 cyclone which left more than 30,000 people dead in Machilipatnam, the site was known … Read more

21.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH State bags 3 of top 10 Swachh ranks   Three cities in A.P. figured among the top-10 Swachh Survekshan – 2018 rankings. With a score of 3580.24, Vijayawada stood in the 5th position followed by Tirupati and Visakhapatnam with scores of 3575.8 and 3546.5 respectively.   Mysore, Navi Mumbai and Pune secured the … Read more

20.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH P. becomes first State to complete automation of Crime Records Bureau   The Andhra Pradesh police, who lead in using crime data analytics and big data applications, have now become the first in the country to complete automation of the State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB).   The IT-based web/mobile application is a revolution … Read more

19.06.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Now, students get driving licence at their colleges   With 50 per cent of the total accidents involving youngsters, the Road Transport Authority (RTA), Tirupati has launched a series of Learner’s Licence Registration (LLR) drives in educational institutions and some private companies to ensure that the licences are delivered to the eligible students. … Read more

22.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Jaipur leaps to 39th place in national Swachh rankings   From a lowly rank of 215 last year, Jaipur catapulted to 39th cleanest city in Swachh Survekshan 2018,when the rankings were declared by the Union ministry of housing and urban affairs. Udaipur with a ranking of 85 was the other city from Rajasthan that figured in … Read more

20.06.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Godawan breeding centre to be set up in Baran dist   A centre for breeding the dwindling number of Great Indian Bustard(GIB), which comes under Schedule 1 of Wildlife Protection Act, will be set up at Sorsen in Baran district. This centre will be set up under the supervision of Wildlife Institute of India (WII) GIB experts.   … Read more

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