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

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

14-15 .01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Sankranti gift: Andhra Pradesh to provide 15 lakh new farm pumpsets   In yet another farmer-friendly initiative, the state government has decided to replace 15 lakh obsolete and low-quality agriculture pumpsets with energy-efficient ones spending a whopping Rs 6,000 crore in a phased manner. Describing the decision as a Sankranti gift to … Read more

14-15 .01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Rajasthan makes uniform must in govt colleges from coming session   The state higher education departmenthas directed government college sto make uniform compulsory from the upcoming academic session. The department says that color of the uniform should be decided by the college administration in association with students’ unions. The state has 148 government colleges, including 15 law colleges. … 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

04.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Introduces Desktop ATMs in Rural India   The Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (APGVB) operationalized its first desktop ATM in Telangana. The mini-ATM within the branch premises will facilitate customers to withdraw small amounts. At the same time, regular bank account holders can withdraw money and do other … Read more

04.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch nutrition mission   To reduce the level of stunting, undernutrition, anemia and low birth weight in babies, the Centre has included 24 districts of Rajasthan in the first phase of National Nutrition Mission (NMM), which is expected to be launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Jhunjhunu on January 22. In the first phase, 315 … Read more