04-05.02.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH Samsung Electronics to set up global e-commerce centre in Andhra Pradesh   Global giant Samsung Electronics will establish an international e-commerce centre in Andhra Pradesh, said Kal Raman, chief digital officer of the company. The company has presence in various sectors, and will explore other sectors in AP for investment opportunities, Raman told IT minister Nara Lokesh, … 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

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

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

15.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Tower design for Assembly building approved   Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu gave his approval to the design of the Legislative Assembly building from two options at a meeting with the officials of the A.P.-Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) and representatives of the Foster+Partners (F+P), in which film director S.S. Rajamouli had … Read more

12.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Scheme to help 10 lakh unemployed youngsters   Sports Authority of Andhra Pradesh (SAAP) Managing Director said that nearly 10 lakh unemployed youth of Andhra Pradesh will be benefited by the proposed ‘Yuva Sadhikarika Nirudyoga Bhruthi (Assistance to Umemployed Youth)’, a scheme to provide financial assistance to the unemployed educated youth.   After the … Read more