Rajasthan: Irrigation and Hydropower

Rajasthan: Irrigation and Hydropower   At the time of independence there was 1 major project, 43 medium and 2272 minor projects and the irrigation potential was only 4 lac ha. Hence after independence the state irrigation department was formed in 1949 with the objective of increasing the production of the food and fodder and to … Read more

Asafjahi Dynasty

Andhra Pradesh- Ashafjahi Dynasty Asaf Jahi Dynasty and seven generations of the family ruled the Deccan for 224 years upto 1948. During this period several buildings of archaeological and public importance were built. Notable among them are: Purani Haveli, Chow Mahalla Palace, Osmania University, Jubilee Hall, Assembly Building, Asifia Library, Osmania Hospital, High Court, and … Read more

25.11.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

  ANDHRA PRADESH   N Sambasiva Rao appointed as Andhra Pradesh DGP   The Andhra Pradesh governmentappointed 1984-batch IPS officer N Sambasiva Rao as the state police chief despite the Union Home Ministry rejecting his candidature on earlier occasions. He has been holding the DGPs post as “full additional charge” since July 23, 2016, while his actual position … Read more

01.11.17 Andha Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Pradesh to launch 10 irrigation projects   The AP government is set to launch 10 of 28 irrigation projects planned for completion by end of December 2017, within the next fortnight.   The Purushothapatnam and Pattiseema lift irrigation projects will cater to the needs of 11 districts, except Vizianagaram and Srikakulam, under … Read more

Andhra Pradesh Economy and its main features

Andhra Pradesh Economy and its main features Andhra Pradesh was predominantly an agrarian economy till the early 90s. Over a period of time, the State moved gradually to become a service oriented economywith small incremental growth in the industry sector. About 15 years ago, the Vision- 2020 document envisioned Industry as an important engine to … Read more

Andhra Pradesh Irrigation and Hydropower

Andhra Pradesh Irrigation and Hydropower Projects Geographically, Andhra Pradesh is in peninsular India consisting of coastal belt on the east and Rayalaseema in the south-west. Therefore, Andhra Pradesh has the advantage of having most of the east flowing rivers in the state bringing in copious supplies from the Western and Eastern Ghats and up to … Read more

Irrigation and Hydropower Projects of Andhra Pradesh

Irrigation and Hydropower Projects of Andhra Pradesh Geographically, Andhra Pradesh is in peninsular India consisting of coastal belt on the east and Rayalaseema in the south-west. Therefore, Andhra Pradesh has the advantage of having most of the east flowing rivers in the state bringing in copious supplies from the Western and Eastern Ghats and up … Read more