06.09.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH ·         APPFC gets nod for Rs 5,000 crore bond issue   ð  The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday accorded permission to Andhra Pradesh Power Finance Corp (APPFC) to raise Rs 5,000 crore through a bond issue. The bond issue will be raised through private placed of Andhra Pradesh Power Bonds. The government will stand guarantee for repayment … Read more

06.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN State seeks more time to set up biodiversity panels   The state government will reapproach the National Green Tribunal (NGT) seeking time, till April-May 2020 to constitute Biodiversity Management Committees’ (BMC) at the panchayat level.   The NGT has directed the state government to constitute BMCs at every gram panchayat and panchayat samitis’ by … Read more

05.09.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Cabinet gives its nod for APSRTC’s merger   The Cabinet has cleared the decks for creating a Public Transport Department with which the A.P. State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) will be merged as per the Anjaneya Reddy Committee’s recommendation.   With this, APSRTC employees will become ‘government employees’ and their retirement age raised … Read more

05.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan gets 34% higher rainfall than 2018   The state so far has received an average rainfall of 419.67 compared to 396.26 mm received till August 29, 2018. As monsoon will continue for at least one more week many places in the state are going to receive more rains compared to what they had … Read more

04.09.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh seeks more PDS ration from Centre to meet BPL needs   The state government has requested the Centre for an increase in its ration quota under National Food Security Act (NFSA).   The government wanted the Centre to take the burden of disbursement of essential commodities through Public Distribution System (PDS) to all the eligible … Read more

04.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN 2 films based on Raj get National Award   Two films based on the state have won National Award.   In Best Environmental Film category ‘Machli’ – the world’s famous tiger was declared as a winner. Another movie ‘Turtle’ based on the water crisis in Rajasthan won award.   INTERNATIONAL ·         India announces contribution of 22 … Read more

03.09.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Separate commissions for SC/STs on the cards in Andhra Pradesh   The State government has decided to constitute separate commissions for the Scheduled Castes (SCs) and the Scheduled Tribes (STs) in the State. It proposes to table the relevant Bills in this regard in the Assembly soon.   The government has also decided … Read more

03.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan government to review Centre’s hefty penalties for traffic law violations   Rajasthan’s transport minister announced that government in the state would review the proposed compounding fees. He claimed that the high penalties were impractical.   Rajasthan is among those states which are yet to issue the notification for the Act. While the Act has been implemented … Read more

01-02.09.19 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH AP cabinet approves cancellation of Polavaram hydel power contract   The Andhra Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday ratified the government’s decision to withdraw Navayuga group from Polavaram project and go for reverse tendering. The cabinet approved the proposal to withdraw 3,216.11 crore tender in the hydel project given by the previous government. The cabinet decided go for fresh … Read more

01-02.09.19 Rajasthan [RPSC] Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan launches AB-MGRSBY health insurance scheme   The Rajasthan government launched a new health insurance scheme – Ayushman Bharat-Mahatma Gandhi Rajasthan Swasthya Bima Yojna (AB-MGRSBY).   The scheme will be implemented after merging the Centre’s Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY) and the state’s Bhamashah Swasthya Bima Yojna (BSBY).   With the merger … Read more

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