Andhra Pradesh: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

ASI: Gottiporlu-a historic trade centre

Published: November 1, 2019

The Archaeological Survey of India has discovered the remains of huge settlement during its first phase of excavation at Gottiprolu near Naidupeta, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh. It has uncovered a mass settlement that was surrounded by a massive brick enclosure Highlights The experts unearthed the Hindu god, Lord Vishnu sculptures and wide variety of pottery of ..

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ASI finds 2,000-year-old trade center in Andhra Pradesh

Published: October 28, 2019

The ASI (Archaeological Survey of India) recently discovered that the present-day state of Andhra Pradesh had a maritime center near the banks of Swarnamukhi river around 2,000 years ago. Highlights The excavations were performed at the state’s Gottiprolu that began in December, 2018. The ASI unearthed brick-built structures in varied shapes. The sizes of the ..

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Plaaces in news: Thotlakonda

Published: October 25, 2019

The major part of the famous Mahastupa of the 2,000-year-old Buddhist heritage site of Thotlakonda has recently damaged due to heavy rains in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The dome of the Mahastupa is belonged to Heena Yana stream of Buddhism. The site is a prominent tourist spot with remnants of stupas, chaitya grihas and viharas atop ..

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Andhra Pradesh government launches YSR Rythu Bharosa-PM Kisan Yojana

Published: October 18, 2019

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy has launched YSR Rythu Bharosa – PM Kisan Samman Yojana in Nellore district. Under the crop investment support scheme, farmers will get financial assistance of Rs 13,500 per annum in three instalments, with the State Government contributing Rs 7,500 and the Centre Rs 6,000. Rythu Bharosa is one ..

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YSR Vahana Mitra scheme: launched in Andhra Pradesh

Published: October 5, 2019

Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh YS Jagan Mohan Reddy launched YSR Vahana Mitra scheme which provides Rs.10,000 allowance to self-employed drivers of the state. This latest scheme which is available only in Andhra Pradesh is the fulfilment of an election promise made by YS Jagan Mohan Reddy during his 3,648 km padayatra. About YSR Vahana ..

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