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

02.02.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   New discom app released     Chairman and Managing Director of APEPDCL H.Y. Dora has launched a new mobile application “CCC Mobile App” (Customer Call Centre Mobile Applilcation).   The app enables escalation, monitoring, tracking and other electricity related complaints as part of providing better services to customers received through 1912 (CCC). … 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

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

10.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh not so ‘transparent’ about RTI applications, has high pendency rate   A survey conducted by Transparency International India in collaboration with the Union ministry of human resources and state governments, found that 6,99,258 RTI applications had been registered in the state, one of the highest in the country. However, the state fares … Read more