02.02.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   New discom app released     Chairman and Managing Director of APEPDCL H.Y. Dora has launched a new mobile application “CCC Mobile App” (Customer Call Centre Mobile Applilcation).   The app enables escalation, monitoring, tracking and other electricity related complaints as part of providing better services to customers received through 1912 (CCC). … Read more

02.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Solar pumps may help cut subsidized power in Rajasthan   The Budget proposals provided a fillip to the vibrant solar sector in Rajasthan. As per the proposals, the import of solar tempered glass for manufacture of solar cells will be exempted from customs duty. The decision will reduce the cost of manufacturing and eventually the cost … 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

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

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

11.11.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   New wind energy projects may have to pay wheeling charges   The State government is seriously thinking of doing away with the exemption of wheeling charges for future wind power projects. The State made a significant capacity addition of 3,000-plus Megawatts (MW) in the last two years.   The Wind Power Policy … Read more

31.10.17 Andha Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   AIIB grants Rs. 13,000 cr loan to Andhra Pradesh   China-sponsored Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved USD 2 million loan (Rs. 13,000 crores) for five project in Andhra Pradesh.   Months ago, the state government had sent proposals to the Union Government seeking aid for five projects which includes two … Read more

29-30.10.17 Andha Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   to construct multi-storeyed buildings in villages   The State government will construct multi-storeyed buildings in rural areas to provide housing to eligible beneficiaries.   A pilot project would be taken up in Palarlapalle in the Kuppam constituency at a cost of ₹100 crore for about 2,000 beneficiaries. The government, which was planning … Read more

18.10.17 Andha Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Biometric attendance must at Andhra Pradesh government offices   The Andhra Pradesh government has made the installation of biometric attendance systems and eoffice facility mandatory in all government departments including district-level offices. The related government order.   The state also constituted a three-member nodal authority to monitor and ensure the implementation of the e-office and … Read more