Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs - 2019

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Union Government reconstitutes committee helping Krishna River Board

The Union Water Resources Ministry has reconstituted a committee that was tasked with assisting the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB). The new committee will be headed by A.K. Bajaj, former chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC). Besides, Gopala Krishnan, R.P. Pandey, Pradeep Kumar Shukla and N.N. Rai will be its members. Terms and reference Read More…

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Andhra Pradesh Government launches water distribution monitoring portal

Andhra Pradesh Government has launched the ‘Smart Water Distribution Monitoring’ web interface. The monitoring portal is a part of ourvmc.org from where it can be accessed. It was formally launched by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. Using this portal people can check the status of drinking water in the water tanks nearby. The portal has Read More…

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Andhra Pradesh tops World Bank’s energy-saving rankings

Andhra Pradesh has been ranked number one in the World Bank’s ‘Energy Efficiency Implementation Readiness’. The ranking of the states were released in the World Bank’s study report titled: ‘India’s State Level Energy Efficiency Implementation Readiness’. Key Facts Andhra Pradesh topped with overall score of 42.01 followed by Rajasthan (41.89), Karnataka (39.34) and Maharashtra (39.29). Read More…

Month:  Categories: Reports & Indices

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Andhra Pradesh, Telangana top Ease of Doing Business list

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have jointly topped the Ease of Doing Business Reforms Ranking 2015-16. The ranking of the states was conducted by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and the World Bank. How states were ranked? States were ranked on their implementation of DIPP-proposed 340-point Business Reform Action Plan in period between Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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Fishing cat sighted in Andhra Pradesh

A fishing cat (Prionailurus viverrinus) was sighted in the moderately dense mangrove surrounding of the Gilalakalandi harbour near Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The movement of the fishing cat was sighted moderately dense mangrove area which is home for Asian sea bass fish species seed. About Fishing cat The fishing cat is a medium-sized wild cat of Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Andhra Pradesh and Singapore inks FinTech Cooperation agreement

Andhra Pradesh government has signed a FinTech Cooperation agreement with Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to promote innovation financial services in their respective markets. The agreement was signed in the presence of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and MAS Chief FinTech Officer, Sopnendu Mohanty. Under the agreement MAS and Andhra Pradesh government will explore joint Read More…

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Smooth-coated otter sighted for first time in Krishna sanctuary

Smooth-coated otter was sighted for the first time in the mangrove forest near the Krishna wildlife sanctuary (KWS) in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh. In all, seven otters were sighted in the mangrove forests and brackish water channels of Eelachetladibba and Lankevennedibba and other areas outside the KWS. The presence of the otter is a key Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & BiodiversityStates

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