DMPQ-. World Health Organization plays an important role during the pandemic. Throw light on WHO’s roles and responsibilities amid Covid19 pandemic crisis.

Answer. The World Health Organization (WHO), the UN’s health agency, has played a crucial role in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, ever since the first cases were identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December. Helping countries to prepare and respond The plan, which is updated as fresh information and data improve WHO’s understanding of … Read more

06.02.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   ECI initiates measures to make elections more transparent   The Election Commission of India (ECI) is making arrangements for introducing Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) during the 2019 elections to provide instant feedback to the electors thereby buttress its claim that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are tamper-proof.   The EVMs are … 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

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

13.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Simplify registration process, APNA urges State   The Andhra Pradesh Private Hospitals and Nursing Homes Association (APNA) demanded that the State government introduce single window system for the registration and renewal of licences pertaining to the nursing homes, as it was difficult for the managements to obtain 46 licences from different departments.   The … Read more

10 &11.12.17 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   25% of pregnant Andhra Pradesh women are minors   In a stunning revelation, about 25 per cent of pregnant women visiting government hospitals in Andhra Pradesh are minors. More number of such cases are being reported in the developed districts of Visakhapatnam, Krishna, Guntur and East Godavari. This clearly shows that child marriages are … Read more

05-12-2017 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Martial arts to be part of govt. school curriculum   The State and the Central governments have decided to impart self-defence courses for girls in all government-run schools in the State.   About 3.88 lakh students would be provided training during 2017-18, in 5,605 schools in the State. Commissioner of School Education Department and … Read more

03/04-12-2017 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Andhra Government gives a green flag to 5% reservation to Kapu Community   The government of Andhra Pradesh passed the bill of 5% reservation the Kapu Community in the state. The Kapu Community was added to the Backward Classes (BCs) Today. This will benefit the community in government jobs, educational institutions The bill extends … Read more

01-12-2017 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   Centre tells Telangana, Andhra Pradesh to abide by KRMB orders or face music   Taking strong exception to violation of orders issued by the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) by both AP and Telangana, the Union water resources ministry has written a letter to the two states directing them to follow the diktats issued by it religiously. … Read more

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