18-19.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP bars liquor from other states sans tax   The Andhra Pradesh government prohibited transport of liquor from other states without payment of applicable duties, taxes and fees to the state. The government issued new orders amending its previous rules allowing individuals to possess certain number of liquor bottles without permit or licence. … Read more

17.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP police bag 18 more awards A day after winning big at Skoch awards, AP police bagged 18 more awards at Governance Now India Police Awards. The awards were given for initiatives such as Disha mobile app, AP police sewa app, drone with audio announcement, digital health, house quarantine app, Disha integrated crime scene management and body-worn … Read more

16.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘YSR BIMA’ insurance scheme for BPL families   The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched ‘YSR Bima’, a scheme to provide financial assistance through insurance cover to beneficiary in case of death or accident of their families members.   All families with white ration cards … Read more

15.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH New tourism policy soon: Minister The state will soon unveil a new tourism policy to attract greater private investments, tourism minister Muttamsetti Srinivasa Rao said at the AP tourism conclave organised by CII. He said AP is presently the third most visited state in terms of domestic tourism , assured support to the sector which … Read more

14.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH RPF launches ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative in Amaravathi Express between Vijayawada-Hubli As per the directives of Railway Board, the staff of Railway Protection Force in Vijayawada Division launched ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative in Train No.07225 Amaravathi Express between Vijayawada-Hubli.   The main motto of this ‘Meri Saheli’ initiative is to provide a safe and secure … Read more

13.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP: Agricultural department starts estimation of crop damage on war footing   The agriculture department has started its assessment of crop damage due to heavy rains and floods with field level teams told to start the process immediately. Village agriculture assistants and horticulture secretaries have been asked to commence survey in areas where flood waters have receded. According to … Read more

11-12.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra surpasses Bihar, tops nation in Covid recovery rate   Andhra Pradesh topped the country in terms of Covid-19 recoveries with over 94.4% recovery rate by surpassing Bihar (94.3%). Only a few states/Union territories have achieved over 90 per cent recovery rate, including Chandigarh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Odisha, Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. AP, which has the second-highest caseload in … Read more

10.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh to set up hydro power storage plants: NREDC MD Ramana Reddy  In a major development, the state government has decided to set up Pumped Hydro Storage Power Projects (PSP) as part of its decision to promote new renewable energy power plants. The PSP mode is likely to balance the fluctuations in total input … Read more

09.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP mulls new sand policy, to seek ideas from stakeholders The government is contemplating a review of its sand policy and plans to invite stakeholders to give their ideas to frame the new policy. Chief minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy reviewed the issues concerning the supply of sand during the past one year. He … Read more

08.10.20 APPSC current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘Jagananna Vidya Kanuka’ scheme to distribute school kits Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched a new scheme named the ‘Jagananna Vidya Kanuka’ scheme to distribute school kits among the poor children of the state. The state shall spend around Rs 650 crore towards the scheme. … Read more