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

Tata Trusts to develop 264 villages in Vijayawada under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana(SAGY) initiative

Published: August 19, 2015

Tata Trust to develop 264 villages in Vijayawada Lok Sabha constituency of Andhra Pradesh under Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana(SAGY) initiative. This is fruit of the labor of existing MP of Vijayawada Srinivas Kesineni, who had approached Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of Tata Sons seeking his collaboration to develop model villages in his constituency under SAGY initiative. This initiative by ..

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Government sanctioned 1,500-MW ultra mega solar power park for Andhra Pradesh.

Published: August 13, 2015

The Ministry for New and Renewable Energy sanctioned a 1,500-MW ultra mega solar power park for Andhra Pradesh. The 1,500 MW ultra mega solar park will be developed in Kadapa district by NTPC, which will the third mega park of over 1,000 MW to be taken up by the state. Earlier two mega parks of ..

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Thermal Powertech flags off second unit two of Krishnapatnam plant

Published: August 12, 2015

Thermal Powertech Corporation India Ltd (TPCIL) has synchronised the second 660 MW unit of its 1,320 MW coal-fired thermal power plant with the grid on 11 August. The power plant is situated at Krishnapatnam in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, whose first unit of 660 MW was synchronised in 2014 and started commercial operations from ..

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Xiaomi ties up with Foxconn to set up facility in Andhra Pradesh through 'Make in India' intiative

Published: August 10, 2015

China-based Smartphone maker Xiaomi Inc has tied up with Taiwan-based Foxconn to set first Assembly line in Andhra Pradesh under ‘Make in India’ initiative. These two Smartphone manufacturer giants has forayed together into Indian electronics market to roll out Xiaomi’s first locally made Smartphone, the Redmi2 Prime as it seeks to expand its market share in India. The size ..

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South Indian states to constitute Inter-State Coordination Council to resolve forest-related issues

Published: August 7, 2015

South Indian states have decided to constitute ‘Southern Forest Ministers’ Interstate Coordination Council (ISCC) to improve concerted collective efforts for protection of forests and wildlife of the region. Decision in this regard was taken in a conference of forest ministers of southern states held in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The council will have full-time secretariat which will ..

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