07-08.03.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH No mention of SCS for Andhra Pradesh in Union Budget   Sitharaman made no mention about AP’s demand for Special Category Status (SCS) in the budget speech.   The central institutions such as IIT, IIM, IISER and NIT also got nothing from the Centre. The Centre granted 11 higher educational institutions to the … Read more

29-30.06.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Over 80,000 kids still out of school in State   As the country celebrates the completion of a decade of implementing the Right of Children INTERNATIONAL International Day of the Tropics observed on 29 June   The United Nations observe 29 June as International Day of the Tropics.  This day celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the tropics while … Read more

29-30.06.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan govt releases funds for first English medium school   Rajasthan government released the budget for the newly opened Mahatma Gandhi Rajkiya Vidhyalay, Rajasthan’s first English medium government school.   The Bikaner directorate of education had issued orders to open one English-medium school till Class VIII in every district headquarters which will operate in … Read more

28.06.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh Ministers: Portfolios and profiles   In line with his electoral promise, Mr. Jagan gave Cabinet berths to seven legislators from the backward classes, five from the Scheduled Castes, one each from the Scheduled Tribes and Muslims, and four each from the Kapu and the Reddy communities.   Dharmana Krishna Das — Minister … Read more

28.06.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan to export 4,000 MW clean energy    Rajasthan will start exporting 4,000 MW renewable energy (solar and wind) to other states within one year once an integrated power evacuation system is completed.   Presently, a transmission line for 765-KV Bhadla-Bikaner grid sub-station (GSS) is being set in the state, which will be linked … Read more

27.06.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra University to go green with rooftop solar power   The nine-decade-old Andhra University is hoping to make a drastic reduction in its carbon footprint by embracing rooftop solar power in a phased manner by the end of this year. Work on the solar plant has already begun on the south campus and is likely to be … Read more

27.06.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government banned e cigarettes in the State   Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced the banned on thesale of e-cigarettes in Rajasthan. Gehlot issued the order on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on May 31. The government had banned the online or offline sale, storage, production, distribution, and advertisement of e-cigarettesin the state. The … Read more

26.06.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Health scheme gets YSR tag   Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy ordered that a committee be formed for undertaking a complete revamp of the services in government hospitals and announced the re-naming of NTR Vaidya Seva scheme as ‘YSR Aarogyasri’, besides increasing the salary of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA) from … Read more

26.06.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Jaisalmer gets Ready to Host International Army Scout Masters Competition 2019   International Army Scout Masters Competition as a part of International Army Games will be organised under the aegis of Konark Corps at Jaisalmer from 24 July to 17 August 2019.   The event will witness the participation of the Mechanised Infantry Scout … Read more

25.06.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH ·         UN project to benefit thousands of families ð  The Andhra Pradesh State Forest Department has identified nine landscapes, including marshes to support climate resilience of thousands of coastal families under the United Nations Development Programme’s Green Climate Fund (GCF).   ð  The States of Maharashtra, Odisha and Andhra Pradesh have been chosen under the … Read more