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

Andhra Environment Management Corporation launched

The Andhra Environment Management Corporation has been launched with the aim of collection, segregation and scientific disposal off industrial waste to mark the World Environment Day on June 5. With industrial waste emerging as a potent form of environmental pollution, the state government has pledged that the new corporation will ensure that industries follow all ..

Andhra Pradesh launches ‘Jagananna Vidya Deevena’ Scheme

The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh recently launched the ‘Jagananna Vidya Deevena’ scheme for supporting college education in the state. About the Scheme The Andhra Pradesh government launched the Jagananna Vidya Deevena scheme for aiding 14 lakh college students in the state. It is a fee reimbursement scheme for which more than 4,000 crore INR ..

Andhra Pradesh Launches the COVID Pharma App

The Andhra Pradesh government has launched a mobile app to detect COVID-19 cases by surveillance of people’s pharmaceutical purchases. About the App The COVID Pharma is a mobile app launched by the Andhra Pradesh government to detect cases of COVID-19 by assessing the OTC drugs purchased by people. Purchase of medicines for cough, cold and ..

Andhra Pradesh Launches YSR Zero Interest Loan Scheme

The Andhra Pradesh government recently re-launched the YSR Zero Interest Loan Scheme for women SHGs in times of the COVID-19 crisis. About the Scheme The YSR Zero Interest Loan Scheme seeks to provide bank loans at a 0% interest rate to women self help groups in the state. 1,400 crore INR has already been credited ..

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 ..