19.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh: Irrigation department goes digital to record progress of projects In a bid to stem corruption, the irrigation department is switching over to the digital mode to record the progress of ongoing projects. Field-level engineering teams have been directed to make all entries of measurements on a dedicated web portal that has been readied … Read more

18.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Tentative Completion of Polavaram Irrigation Project The tentative completion date of the Polavaram Irrigation Project has been changed to April 2022. About the Polavaram Irrigation Project: This is a multifunctional national irrigation project under construction, located on the Godavari River in the West Godavari District and East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh. GOI … Read more

17.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH American Corner’ to come up at AU Andhra University signed a memorandum of understanding with the US consulate general on Tuesday to set up an ‘American Corner’ at its campus in Visakhapatnam. This will be the third American Corner in India and the second in Hyderabad’s consular district, which covers the states of AP, … Read more

16.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH NEP envisages tech edu in mother tongue Union minister of education Ramesh Pokhriyal said in the Lok Sabha that the Fifteenth Finance Commission, had inter alia, recommended the development of professional courses in regional languages. The minister was answering an unstarred question by Rajahmundry MP Margani Bharat. The minister said that this is in line … Read more

14-15.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Project CLAP to clean up towns and villages In a move to keep all villages and towns clean, the state government has decided to focus on sanitation, particularly on door-to-door collection of garbage. The government has decided to implement CLAP (Clean Andhra Pradesh) programme as part of its cleanliness drive. The state government is procuring 8,000 automatic trucks for … Read more

12.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH State sets up spl PAT cell to make industries more energy efficient In a bid to make industries more energy efficient, the Andhra Pradesh government has set up a special cell with AP State Energy Conservation Mission (APSECM) to implement the Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme in the state’s energy-intensive industries. With cumulative energy savings in … Read more

11.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Centre rules out SCS for AP citing finance commission directive Reiterating its stance on Special Category Status (SCS) to AP, the Centre has made it clear that it was not possible to grant the SCS due to the XIV Finance Commission recommendations. The minister, however, explained that the Centre had already compensated the state with Special Financial Assistance Package. … Read more

10.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH New tech for AP police to help reduce response time The Andhra Pradesh police department is developing a new system that will integrate all emergency response vehicles with the central command centre through GIS and GPS technologies. Once fully operational, senior police officials expect response time to reduce by 50 per cent in rural areas, which is … Read more

09.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH New terminal of Vijayawada airport will be completed by March 2023: Aviation minister Union minister for civil aviation Hardeep Singh Puri has said that the under-construction integrated terminal at Vijayawada airport would be completed by end of March 2023. The work for the terminal has already begun at the airport at an estimated cost of Rs. 611.80 … Read more

06.03.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Andhra Pradesh government sets up call centre for farmers The state government has set up an integrated call centre for agriculture and farmers in allied sectors to address their grievances. The call centre would contact top scientists at research stations depending on the requirement of farmers, Prameela said, adding that the farmers could also contact … Read more

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