Andhra Pradesh: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Southern Coast Railway to be headquartered at Visakhapatnam
Published: March 1, 2019
Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has recently announced a new railway zone of the Indian Railways, named as Southern Coast Railway (SCoR). This new 18th railway zone of the country will be headquartered at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh. The new zone will comprise the existing Guntakal, Guntur and Vijayawada divisions that currently fall under the ..
New Railway Zone for Andhra Pradesh
Published: February 28, 2019
The Union Minister for Railways Piyush Goyal has announced the creation of new railway zone for Andra Pradesh, Southern Coast Railway Zone to be headquartered in Visakhapatnam. Key Facts about the Southern Coast Railway Zone The Southern Coast Railway zone would comprise of existing Guntakal, Guntur and Vijayawada divisions that currently fall under the South Central ..
Topics: Andhra Pradesh • East Coast Railway zone • Guntakal • Guntur • Odisha • Railway Board • South Central Railway zone • Southern Coast Railway Zone • Union Minister for Railways • Vijayawada • Visakhapatnam • Waltair division
Government Approves Construction of more than 5 lakh Affordable Houses
Published: February 27, 2019
The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of another 560,695 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). The approval was given by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee under the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs. The details of the projects approved are ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Affordable housing • Andhra Pradesh • Assam • Bihar • Chhattisgarh • Gujarat • Haryana • Jharkhand • Karnataka • Kerala • Madhya Pradesh • Maharashtra • Manipur • Meghalaya • Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs • Odisha • PMAY(U) • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban • Puducherry • Rajasthan • Tamil Nadu • Uttar Pradesh
National Institute of Design at Bhopal and Jorhat Inaugurated
Published: February 27, 2019
The National Institute of Design has been inaugurated at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh and Jorhat in Assam. The Union Minister for Commerce and Industries Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the Institutions. Establishment of National Institute of Design Design and innovation have taken prime importance in many sectors, policies, and schemes of the government like “Make in India”, ..
Category: Places in News Current Affairs
Topics: Amaravati • Andhra Pradesh • Assam • Bhopal • Digital India • Eames Report • Ford Foundation • Haryana • Institution of National Importance • Jorhat • Kurukshetra • Madhya Pradesh • Make in India • National Institute of Design • National Institute of Design Act 2014 • Skill India • Smart city • Startup India • Union Minister for Commerce and Industries
Emergency Response Support System (ERSS) launched in 16 States and UTs
Published: February 19, 2019
The 112 helpline which was earlier launched in Himachal Pradesh and Nagaland was launched in 16 states and UTs by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh under the Emergency Response Support System (ERSS). The 16 states and Union Territories where the helpline was launched were Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, ..
Topics: 112 helpline • Andaman • Andhra Pradesh • Dadar and Nagar Haveli • Daman and Diu • Emergency Response Support System • ERSS • Gujarat • Jammu and Kashmir • Kerala • Lakshadweep • Madhya Pradesh • Puducherry • Punjab • Rajasthan • Tamil Nadu • Telangana • Union Home Minister • Uttar Pradesh • Uttarakhand