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

Union Home Ministry approves 17 new police battalions for J&K, Naxal-hit states

Published: July 20, 2015

Union Home Ministry has approved to raise seventeen new police battalions in Jammu and Kashmir and the Naxal-hit states. Of these 17 police battalions, 5 battalions will be for Jammu and Kashmir and 12 for the Maoist-affected states. In this regard central government will provide financial assistance which is around 61 crore rupees. 75 per ..

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Veteran Telugu playback singer V Ramakrishna passes away

Published: July 18, 2015

Veteran Telugu playback singer Vissamraju Ramakrishna passed away due to cancer. He was 68. He had sung many memorable songs for legendary south Indian actor turned politician N T Rama Rao and other top stars. About Vissamraju Ramakrishna Born: on August 20, 1947. Singing career: He had sung about 5,000 songs in his nearly 4 ..

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India inks $250-million loan pact with World Bank for Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery project

Published: July 17, 2015

India has inked a financing agreement with World Bank (WB) to raise US 250 million dollars financial assistance for Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery Project (APDRP). The agreement was signed by the Union Government, Andhra Pradesh government and the World Bank in New Delhi. About Andhra Pradesh Disaster Recovery Project (APDRP) Objective: To restore, enhance resilience ..

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CCEA approves creation of Intra State Transmission System in 7 States

Published: July 16, 2015

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the creation of an Intra-state Transmission System (ISTS) in 7 states across the country. 7 States are: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh. Key facts about Intra-state Transmission System Under the project, the activities envisaged includes establishment of 48 new Grid ..

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Krishnapatnam Port receives Golden Peacock award for environment management

Published: July 15, 2015

Krishnapatnam Port in Andhra Pradesh has been awarded Golden Peacock environment management award for its achievements and initiatives in the field of environment. The award was presented during the 17th World Congress on Environment Management to C Sasidhar, Managing Director of Krishnapatnam Port by Union Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi. ..

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