Andhra Pradesh [APPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

Andhra Pradesh Government launches YSR Sampoorna Poshana Scheme

On September 7, 2020, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YSR Jagan Mohan Reddy launched YSR Sampoorna Poshana scheme and YSR Sampoorna Poshana Plus scheme. The schemes aim to provide nutritious food to lactating mothers and pregnant women. Highlights The scheme will bring down malnutrition in vulnerable section. Around 30.16 lakh children and mothers are to be Read More…

Ministry of Finance launches Business Reforms Action Plan ranking of states

On September 5, 2020, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs launched the fourth edition of Business Reforms Action Plan ranking of states. Key Highlights of the ranking The rankings are being launched since 2015. The Business Reform Action Plan 2018-19 includes 180 reform points that covers business regulatory areas such as Single Window System, Read More…

Supreme Court: Held HC order against Andhra Government English Medium Move

On September 3, 2020, the Supreme Court refused to stay Andhra Pradesh High court Order to strike down the decision of making English the medium of education in Government Schools. The court quoted Section 29 of the Right to Education Act, 2009. According to the section, the medium of instruction should be in the child’s Read More…

Facts Box: YSR Cheyutha Scheme

The YSR Cheyutha Scheme is to be launched in Andhra Pradesh on August 12, 2020. It aims to empower women from minority castes. Highlights The scheme will provide financial benefit of Rs 75,000 to those women who come under the age of 45 to 60 years. It aims at pension beneficiaries. The amount of Rs Read More…

E-Raksha Bandhan launched in Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on the eve of Raksha Bandhan launched ‘E-Raksha Bandhan’, an online training programme on cybersecurity. The programme is aimed at creating awareness among the public on cybercrimes across the State, Objective The programme has massive support of various dignitaries including, Crime Investigation Department (CID), FM Radio, The Read More…