Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs, GK & News

Andhra Pradesh

Population (2001 Census) : 76210007Males : 38527413Females : 37682594Sex Ratio (Females/1000 Males) : 978Density Of Population (Persons/ Square Km) : 275Urban Population % : 27.08Literacy Rate (Census 2001) In % : 60.5Male Literacy In % : 70.3Male Literate In Numbers : 23444788Female Literacy In % : 50.4Female Literate In Numbers : 16489535Birth Rate (Per 1000) ..

Three monuments identified as Adarash Smarak: Andhra Pradesh

Three monuments in the State of Andhra Pradesh have been identified under the Adarsh Smarak Scheme. These monuments will be provided with additional amenities and will be made into more tourist-friendly sites.   Highlights This was announced by the Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Region G Kishan Reddy The Buddhist ..

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Andhra launches IT policy for 2021-24

Andhra Pradesh government has launched its new ‘AP Information Technology Policy 2021-24’ on June 30, 2021. Key Points New policy was approved by State Cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy. This policy is expected to generate more than 55,000 jobs in next three years. In order to implement the policy, a robust ..

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World Bank sanctions funds for Andhra’s SALT programme

According to Education Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Adimulapu Suresh, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has sanctioned funds of Rs 1,860 crore to implementation of SALT programme. What is SALT Programme? SALT programme stands for “Supporting Andhra’s Learning Transformation” programme. This programme was launched with the aim of improving learning outcomes, quality of teaching ..

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Andhra to launch India’s First Govt Run Animal Ambulance Network

The state government of the Andhra Pradesh has decided to set up “India’s first government-run ambulance network” for animals. This decision was taken in order to further boost the animal husbandry and veterinary sector in the state. Highlights The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, has made this ambulance network as one ..

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Andhra Pradesh: 2nd State to undertake Power Sector reforms

Andhra Pradesh has become the second State to implement the power sector reforms that was put forward by the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance. Highlights The state has implemented the one of the three reforms that was bought in 2020. Under the reform, the state has started the Direct Benefit transfer (DBT) of electricity ..

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