06.02.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   ECI initiates measures to make elections more transparent   The Election Commission of India (ECI) is making arrangements for introducing Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during the 2019 elections to provide instant feedback to the electors thereby buttress its claim that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are tamper-proof.   The EVMs are … Read more

1.02.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh to organize urban innovation summit   In order to boost the rapidly developing sector of Urban development, Andhra Pradesh governmentwill be organizing a three-day innovation summit on the theme of ‘Urban transformation to Global Living’. Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu announced that Happy Cities Summit will be held between April 10 … Read more

24.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   CM invites Aramco to invest in State   Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu met Saudi Aramco vice-president (international operations) Said Hadrami at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) summit at Davos.   Naidu explained to the Aramco representatives that Andhra Pradesh was making rapid strides and taking necessary steps and creating investor -friendly environment. … Read more

23.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Sister-state agreement with Zurich canton   The State government has entered into a sister-state agreement with the Canton of Zurich. The Letter of Intent (LOI) was signed by Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu and Zurich Councillor and Head of the Department for Economic Affairs Carmen Walker Späh in the presence of Chief Minister … Read more

20.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhraites contribute 50% tax revenue to Telangana: Niti Aayog   Making a startling revelation, Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar said people of Andhra Pradeshcontribute 50 per cent tax revenue to Telangana. AP chief minister Chandrababu Naidu was often quoted as saying that Andhra people had played a big part in the development of Hyderabad and Telangana. The Niti … Read more

18.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH                  P. to launch ₹100-crore innovation fund in February   The State government is gearing up to set up a ₹100-crore innovation fund to encourage start-up companies. It is likely to be launched by mid- February.   The government is finalising the guidelines, according to Panchayat Raj and IT Minister Nara Lokesh.   … Read more

14-15 .01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Sankranti gift: Andhra Pradesh to provide 15 lakh new farm pumpsets   In yet another farmer-friendly initiative, the state government has decided to replace 15 lakh obsolete and low-quality agriculture pumpsets with energy-efficient ones spending a whopping Rs 6,000 crore in a phased manner. Describing the decision as a Sankranti gift to … Read more

11.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Bill Gates to N Chandrababu Naidu: Monitor agri-tech   Weeks after he attended the AP AgTech Summit-2017 in Visakhapatnam, cofounder of Microsoft Corporation, Bill Gates, sent a letter to AP chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, requesting him to ensure that the progress in agri-inventions is followed up on the Core Dashboard, which is monitored by the CMO … Read more