Archeological sites of Andhra Pradesh

Archeological sites of Andhra Pradesh Bavikonda Bavikonda Buddhist Complex lies about 16 km from Visakhapatnam, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, on a hill about 130 metres above mean sea level. The term Bavikonda in Telugu means a hill of wells. As per its name, Bavikonda is a hill which has wells for the … Read more

Panchayati raj of Andhra Pradesh

Panchayati raj of Andhra Pradesh Background Before the formation of present Andhra Pradesh, in 1953, the pattern of local self-government was modeled on the one already operating in Madras and Hyderabad States under different Acts such as Madras District Boards Act, 1920, Madras Village Panchayats Act, 1950, Hyderabad District Board Act, 1951 and Hyderabad Village … Read more

Famous Personalities of Andhra Pradesh

Famous Personalities of Andhra Pradesh G. Ranga Gogineni Ranga Nayukulu, also known as N. G. Ranga (7 November 1900 – 9 June 1995), was an Indian freedom fighter, parliamentarian and kisan (farmer) leader. He was an exponent of the peasant philosophy, and considered the father of the Indian Peasant Movement after Swami Sahajanand Saraswati. Ranga … Read more

Education, education infrastructure and policy of Andhra Pradesh

Education, education infrastructure and policy of Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh has many institutes of higher education along with numerous primary and secondary schools. The government also implements Fee Reimbursement Scheme for the economically backwards sections of the state. The regional and official language of Andhra Pradesh is Telugu. Other linguistic groups in the state include … Read more

Awards of Andhra Pradesh

Awards of Andhra Pradesh Nandi Awards The Nandi Awards is the highest award ceremony for excellence in Telugu cinema, Telugu theatre, Telugu television, and Lifetime achievements in Indian cinema, presented annually by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. “Nandi” means “bull”, the award being named after the big granite bull at Lepakshi — a cultural and … Read more

15.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Tower design for Assembly building approved   Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu gave his approval to the design of the Legislative Assembly building from two options at a meeting with the officials of the A.P.-Capital Region Development Authority (CRDA) and representatives of the Foster+Partners (F+P), in which film director S.S. Rajamouli had … Read more