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

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 ..

Andhra Pradesh launches scheme to deliver pension at beneficiaries’ doorstep

The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy had proposed the door-delivery of pension in the state under YSR Pension Kanuka scheme. The process was recently commenced in the state. The pension has also been increased to ₹2,250 from the earlier ₹1,000 and the eligibility criteria has been revised to provide pension benefit ..

Resolution passed by Andhra Pradesh State Assembly to abolish the State’s Legislative council

The state assembly of Andhra Pradesh on Monday, 27th January 2020 passed a resolution to abolish the state’s legislative council. The decision was supported 151 members out of the total 175 members assembly, which includes 133 legislators of the ruling YSR Congress Party. This decision is taken at the backdrop of the constant opposition faced ..

West Bengal topped in Vegetable Production, Andhra Pradesh in Fruits

At a conference organized by the Ministry of Agriculture last week, the State-wise horticulture production data for the year 2018-19 was released. This the third advance estimate report, as per which, West Bengal was the top State in vegetable production with 29.55 million tonnes (mt) of vegetables last year. The state accounted for 15.9 % ..

Legislative Assembly passes Bill for Three Capitals in Andhra Pradesh

With the intention to have three capitals in the state, a bill was introduced in the State Assembly of Andhra Pradesh on Monday 20th January 2020, which late on Monday night, the state Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh passed the bill under which three state capitals namely Amravati, Visakhapatnam, and Kurnool will be created. During ..

Centre of Excellence for Studies in Classical Telugu to be inaugurated by Vice President of India

On 21st January 2020, in the presence of the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal `Nishank’, the new Centre of Excellence for Studies in Classical Telugu (CESCT) will be inaugurated by the Vice President of India, Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu at Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. The Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Ministers of ..