DMPQ-. World Health Organization plays an important role during the pandemic. Throw light on WHO’s roles and responsibilities amid Covid19 pandemic crisis.

Answer. The World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s health agency, has played a crucial role in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, ever since the first cases were identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. Helping countries to prepare and respond The plan, which is updated as fresh information and data improve WHO’s understanding of … Read more

31.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Collective storage in major south Indian reservoirs is 38% of their total capacity   The collective storage level in major reservoirs in five south Indian states — Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu — is 38% of their total capacity. A total of 31 reservoirs in these states are under the monitoring of the Central Water Commission (CWC). According … Read more

28-29.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Vuda plans 900-acre township in suburbs   The Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (Vuda) is mulling to develop a satellite township on nearly 900 acres of land near Lankalepalem on the outskirts of Vizag city.   The district revenue officials recently concluded a survey of the land, which will be alienated to Vuda to facilitate the development … Read more

25.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Krishna stands 3rd in basic vaccination   Seventy-four per cent of children in the age group of 12-23 months in Krishna district have received vaccination against major childhood illnesses. Most children are at least partially vaccinated, according to the latest National Family Health Survey – 4 (NFHS) conducted in 2015-16.   The first NFHS after bifurcation says … 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

23.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan to export 4,000 MW clean energy to other states by early 2019   Rajasthan will start exporting 4,000 MW renewable energy (solar and wind) to other states within one year once an integrated power evacuation system is completed, a senior official said.   Presently, a transmission line for 765-KV Bhadla-bikaner grid sub-station (GSS) … 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

17.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Soon, hydroponics to boost veggie production in Rajasthan   The agriculture department of Rajasthan is planning to experiment with the use of hydroponics technique in the cultivation of a few vegetables. An Australian delegation visited the government’s centre of excellence at Bassi in Jaipur district recently to study the prospects of introducing the technique … Read more

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