Andhra Pradesh: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Mobile hand-wash facilities for slum dwellers in Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh government has set up mobile hand-wash facilities for the slum dwellers in the state to promote basic hygiene in light of the spread of COVID-19. About the Initiative The Andhra Pradesh government has set up mobile hand wash facilities for slum dwellers to address the issue of access to sanitation in times ..

Former CMD of Air India Ashwani Lohani appointed as Chairman of APTDC

Former Chairman and Managing Director of Air India Ashwani Lohani has been recently appointed as the Chairman of Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC). This was announced in the order released by the Chief Secretary of the state and the appointment has been made for one year. He had earlier served in several similar positions ..

Andhra Pradesh launches ‘NIGHA’ app to curb election malpractices

Andhra Pradesh government has recently launched a mobile application which aims at curbing the malpractices occurring during the election. Through the application, any person can file complaints about the corruption or malpractices during the campaign in the upcoming civil polls. With the photos, audio or video files sent by the people, suitable actions will be ..

Araku Utsav

2 day Araku Utsav- a festival showcasing the rich heritage and culture of the tribes, was celebrated in Andhra Pradesh. The Festival: The Araku Utsav is a 2 day annual celebration in the Araku Valley of Andhra Pradesh. It is aimed at showcasing the local tribal culture and heritage. It is also to encourage tourism ..

Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘Nadu-Nedu’ scheme for modernizing hospitals

The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy recently launched a scheme named ‘Nadu-Nedu’, for modernising hospitals. Under the scheme, all the government hospitals of the state are to be modernised in three years, with the government assistance of Rs.15337 Crores. The hospitals are to be made on par with the highest standard ..

Andhra Pradesh attracted the highest project investments in 2018-19

According to a recent study by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Andhra Pradesh topped the list of states which attracted the highest project investments in 2018-19. Maharashtra, which was the topper of last year, missed its top spot in 2018-19, but was ranked first in terms of investments over a five-year period between 2014-15 ..

Naval exercise ‘Milan’ to be held in Visakhapatnam

The biggest multilateral naval exercise in the Indian Ocean region, Milan is set to be organised at Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The exercise has been hosted by India since 1995. The exercise is to be conducted in the month of March, which is expected to be attended by as many as forty-two countries, including the US ..

Andhra Pradesh sign MoUs with premier agricultural institutions

The Department of Agriculture of Andhra Pradesh recently signed Memoranda of understanding with 11 premier agricultural institutions of the country, in the presence of its Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy. Under the agreement, the institutions will provide technical assistance for increasing the farmers income sustainably, by following organic and natural farming practices. The ..