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

06.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN AICTE lauds Rajasthan’s ranking system for engineering colleges   Rajasthan Technical University’s (RTU) system of ranking its engineering colleges on a scale of 1000 points has won praise from the All India Council for Technical Education(AICTE), the body governing all technical institutes in the country. AICTE has sought details of the system after which it … Read more

03.02.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Gender balance programme planned at schools in 9 Rajasthan districts   The state education department is undertaking a special training programme, ‘Gender Balance’, for teachers in nine districts where the gender gap in literacy level is above 20%. The State Institute of Education Research and Training (SIERT), Udaipur, has integrated the gender balance component in their training modules … Read more

24.01.18 Andhra Pradesh (APPSC) Daily Current Affairs

ANDHRA PRADESH   CM invites Aramco to invest in State   Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu met Saudi Aramco vice-president (international operations) Said Hadrami at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) summit at Davos.   Naidu explained to the Aramco representatives that Andhra Pradesh was making rapid strides and taking necessary steps and creating investor -friendly environment. … Read more

24.01.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN AYUSH Minister Lays Foundation Stone for Homeopathy Research Institute in Jaipur   The Minister of State (IC), for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik laid the foundation stone for Central Research Institute (CRI) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. This will be the third CRI under the aegis of Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH). In his address … Read more

Rajasthan : Schemes and Projects

Rajasthan : Schemes and Projects   Rajasthan Bhamashah Yojana The state government of Rajasthan has introduced the Bhamashah Yojana and Bhamashah card to empower women. Under the scheme, the women from below poverty line (BPL) families are benefited through direct benefit transfer. The beneficiary of the scheme will get the amount directly into their bank … 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

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

20.12.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN Government to install 100 statues of prominent people in Rajasthan   With an eye on the 2018 assembly elections, the Vasundhra Raje government has decided to erect statues of prominent personalities, leaders and philanthropists from different communities and naming roads after them. Sources said the government is likely to erect 100 statues across the state.   The … Read more