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

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

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 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Saksham 2018 from today   Saksham 2018- Sanrakshan Kshamata Mahotsav will be inaugurated at Tummalapalli Kshetrayya Kalakshetram in AP.   The Saksham 2018 campaign aims at raising awareness amongst the citizens, on the need for conservation and effective utilisation of petroleum products; the issues involved and the solutions.   The awareness campaign will … 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

05.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   APGVB introduces Desktop ATMs in rural India   In a trendy initiative, the Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) has operationalised it’s first desktop ATM at Kasibugga in Mandi Bazar of Warangal.   The mini-ATM within the branch premises will facilitate customers to withdraw small amounts.   At the same time regular … Read more

22.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Krishna emerges top in brackish water aquaculture   Registering above 1.25 lakh metric tonnes of brackish water shrimp production in 2017 (January-November), Krishna district became the largest shrimp producing district in the country.   In the financial year 2016-17, the turnover of the shrimp exceeded ₹3,300 crore by producing 1.02 lakh metric … Read more