Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act 2014 Current Affairs - 2020

Telangana celebrates Statehood Day

The State of Telangana was formed on June 2, 2014. To commemorate the formation of the state, every year Telangana Statehood Day is celebrated on June 2. Highlights On March 4, 2014, the Union Government of India announced 2nd June, 2014 as the Telangana Formation Day. Telangana was the 28th state to be formed in Read More…

Central Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed by Parliament

Central Universities (Amendment) Bill 2019, for establishing a Central University and Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh has been passed by both the houses of Parliament. The Bill seeks to amend Central Universities Act, 2009, which establishes universities for teaching and research in various states. Moreover, establishment of a Central University and Central Tribal University in Read More…

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani lays Foundation stone of IIM-Visakhapatnam

Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani has laid the foundation stone for Indian Institute of Management (IIM)-Visakhapatnam at Gambheeram village of Visakhapatnam district of Andhra Pradesh. Key facts It is the first institution among the 11 Central premier institutions to be established in the state as per the provisions of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014. Read More…

Telangana government sets up State Public Service Commission

Telangana government has given nod to set up Telangana State Public Service Commission (TPSC) under the chairmanship of G Chakrapani. In this regard , approval was given by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao. Currently, G Chakrapani is a professor at B R Ambedkar Open University. Thus, formation of TPSC will pave the way for filling Read More…