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

25.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Krishna stands 3rd in basic vaccination   Seventy-four per cent of children in the age group of 12-23 months in Krishna district have received vaccination against major childhood illnesses. Most children are at least partially vaccinated, according to the latest National Family Health Survey – 4 (NFHS) conducted in 2015-16.   The first NFHS after bifurcation says … Read more

18.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH                  P. to launch ₹100-crore innovation fund in February   The State government is gearing up to set up a ₹100-crore innovation fund to encourage start-up companies. It is likely to be launched by mid- February.   The government is finalising the guidelines, according to Panchayat Raj and IT Minister Nara Lokesh.   … 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

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

06.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   India’s first National Park for differently abled people inaugurated in Hyderabad   Telangana government has inaugurated country’s first National Park for people with special needs.   Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K.T. Rama Rao inaugurated the park, which has speech therapist, physiotherapist, vocational training instructors for the differently-abled children.     … Read more

27.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   International sailing contest begins   Nearly 160 sailors from over 11 countries took part in the international sailing competitions which began at the Krishnapatnam beach.   A festive atmosphere prevailed as sailors came from all over India and other countries including Sri Lanka, Malaysia, the US, Canada, Ireland, Singapore and Sweden.   … Read more

23.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates conference at Acharya Nagarjuna University in Andhra Pradesh   President Ram Nath Kovind formally inaugurated the Annual Conference of Indian Economic Association at Acharya Nagarjuna Universitycampus near Guntur in Andhra Pradesh . Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu felicitated the President at the event. Speaking on the occasion, Mr … Read more