19.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Govt closes all edu institutions till March 31   The state government decided to close all educational institutions from March 19. Thousands of schools, colleges, universities and other educational institutions will remain closed till March 31.   In its recent advisory on social distancing measures in view of the Covid-19 scare, the Union government proposed the … Read more

18.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH SEC likely to hold polls to rural bodies in two phases The State Election Commission (SEC) is likely to hold elections to rural local bodies in two phases and to municipal bodies in a single phase to effectively manage the poll process. The government had proposed to the SEC to conduct the elections to all … Read more

17.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Grant loans to boost rural economy: Andhra Pradesh CM Chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has asked bankers to be proactive in granting loans to farmers and tenant farmers and help in strengthening rural economy. Prioritising the farmers financially and strengthening the villages are a priority to the government and sought more cooperation between the state and bankers. To … Read more

15-16.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH 1.66cr ryots registered with e-NAM At least 1.66 crore farmers in Andhra Pradesh have registered with the National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) platform, according to Union minister of agriculture and farmer welfare. As per the information received from the government of Andhra Pradesh, there are 216 mandis in AP. Out of 216 mandis, 22 markets have been integrated … Read more

14.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh govt promulgates Covid-19 regulations The Andhra Pradesh government on Friday promulgated Andhra Pradesh Epidemic Disease COVID-19 Regulations 2020 as a precautionary measure to curb the possible spread of the Covid-19. The move comes after a directive from cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba to all states to invoke the provisions of the Epidemic … Read more

13.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Coronavirus scare in Andhra Pradesh: Poultry sector loses Rs 350 crore in February The poultry sector in Andhra Pradesh has suffered over Rs 350 crore loss in February, according to farmers and traders.   The industry has been hit hard amid rumours that Covid-19 can be transmitted through consumption of chicken and eggs. … Read more

12.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Govt plans plant health clinics; bid to improve relations with farmers The state government is planning to set up plant health clinics in all mandal headquarters of the district. These will be set up across the state to facilitate the growth of the agriculture sector through crop monitoring. The agriculture commissioner further announced that the … Read more

11.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh ranked 1st in country for overall implementation of Poshan Abhiyan Government is implementing Poshan Abhiyan, earlier known as National Nutrition Mission, since 18th December, 2017 to address the problem of malnutrition in the country. The Abhiyan aims to reduce malnutrition in the country in a phased manner, through a life cycle … Read more

10.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘NIGHA’ app to ensure ‘clean’ poll Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy launched ‘NIGHA’ app. This app aims to ensure ‘clean and healthy’ elections and for curbing the use of money and alcohol in the ensuing Local Body Poll. The Panchayat Raj Department, in a bid … Read more

08-09.03.20 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh to move resolution opposing NRC in the next assembly session   The state government has decided to move a resolution opposing the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in the next assembly session. The government will also move another resolution seeking the Centre to revert to the 2010 model of National Population Register (NPR).   Kurnool … Read more