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

30.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh mulls cap on number of visits to Tirumala temple   The Andhra Pradesh government is mulling a cap on the number of visits made by individual devotees of Lord Balaji to the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD). The quota system, which could be a first for any temple in the world, is being proposed as many devotees … 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

21.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh Government Signs Agreements With Alphabet X   The government of Andhra Pradesh entered into an agreement with the moonshot factory of Alphabet (earlier Google) X to bring the breakthroughFree Space Optical. Communication (FSOC) technology in order to provide internet through the government Fibergrid project. This association with X labs to implement FSOC in … Read more

17-18.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Vijayawada police have second highest under-investigation cases in AP   According to 2016 State Crime Records Bureau (SCRB) data, Vijayawada cops have recorded the second-highest crime rate in the state, after the Guntur Urban police unit.   Pendency of investigation is highest in Vizag city, followed by Vijayawada and East Godavari district. … Read more

Quality of service delivery

Quality of service delivery After over a decade of rapid economic growth in India, the biggest challenge facing policymakers at both central and state levels is to ensure ‘inclusive’ growth so that the gains from increased national income are shared by all sections of society. In particular, it is imperative that a high quality of … Read more

Public Administration and management: Meaning, nature and significance

The English word  administer‘ is derived from a combination of two Latin words and ?ministrate‘ meaning ?to serve or manage‘. Literally, the term means management the affairs of public or private. Administration refers to mobilisation of resources – human and material- to achieve pre-set of objectives. Administration is thus an activity undertaken in pursuit of … Read more