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

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

01.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

  RAJASTHAN Rajasthan stands second for issuing Unique Disability Identity Cards   Rajasthan stood second in the country for generating Unique Disability Identity Cards (UDID) which is also called Swavlambhan Cards for specially abled population in the country.   The desert state has issued 1.21 lakh UDID issued against a total of 3.74 cards all over the country. The … Read more

Unicameral and Bicameral legislations– Functions and crisis of accountability, delegated legislation, Legislative procedure and committees of legislature

Unicameral and Bicameral legislations– Functions and crisis of accountability, delegated legislation, Legislative procedure and committees of legislature Bicameral Legislatures A bicameral legislature is comprised of two chambers, often described as the lower house and the upper house. Usually, the composition of the lower chamber (with such names as the House of Representatives, House of Commons, … 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

Work culture

Work culture An organization is formed to achieve certain goals and objectives by bringing individuals together on a common platform and motivating them to deliver their level best. It is essential for the employees to enjoy at the workplace for them to develop a sense of loyalty towards it. Work culture plays an important role … Read more

Planning commission and national development council

Planning commission and national development council Planning commission The Planning Commission was an institution in the Government of India, which formulated India’s Five-Year Plans, among other functions. Background Rudimentary economic planning, deriving from the sovereign authority of the state, was first initiated in India in 1938 by Congress President and Indian National Army supreme leader … Read more