29.08.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

Andhra Pradesh

 

  • Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to speed up allocation of staff

 

  • With the pending allocation of government employees between the two Telugu speaking states to be completed only after the finalization of seniority lists, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh  have agreed to expedite the process and submit the revised seniority lists by September end.
  • The issue related to reallocation of gazetted and non-gazetted officers and Group IV employees still remains unresolved.

 

  • Apart from the pending distribution, there are nativity issues. Nearly 2,000 Group IV employees working in Telangana wanted to move to AP citing the nativity issue. Similarly, 635 Group IV employees working in AP wanted to move to Telangana cadre. There are also about 120 state cadre posts in which the nativity issue has to be resolved.

 

INTERNATIONAL

  • India and Germany signed agreement to improve grid integration of renewable energy

 

  • India and Germany signed an agreement on technical cooperation under the Indo-German Energy Programme – Green Energy Corridors(IGEN-GEC).
  • The main aim of this programme is to improve the sector framework and conditions for grid integration of renewable energy.
  • Around 60 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has been working jointly with partners in India for sustainable economic, ecological, and social development.

 

  • Kenya Imposes World’s Toughest Law Against Plastic Bags

 

  • The country Kenya imposed a law that selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000.
  • It is the world’s toughest law which is aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect.
  • The East African nation joins more than 40 other countries that have banned, partly banned or taxed single use plastic bags, including China, France, Rwanda, and Italy.

 

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