Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs - 2019

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Andhra Pradesh government announces land pooling policy for new capital at Vijaywada

Andhra Pradesh government has announced land pooling policy to build new state capital located close to Vijayawada in the Guntur district. It was announced by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. This policy aims to secure about 30,000 acres of land in order to construct a greenfield, riverfront capital city on the southern side Read More…

Month:  Categories: States


North east monsoon gets active over South India

The northeast monsoon is active over south India, according to the IMD (Indian Meteorological Department) which has forecast rain or thundershowers in the region. The northeast monsoon is expected to be vigorous over Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and southern interior of Karnataka, and active over Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Most places in Rayalaseema, Karnataka and Lakshadweep, Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity


Restoration works continues in Andhra Pradesh, Centre gives Rs. 1000 Crore

Relief and rehabilitation efforts were taking place to the fullest extent in Andhra Pradesh, as the state tries to get back to normal. Meanwhile, PM Modi announced interim relief of Rs. 1,000 cr for Andhra Pradesh. PM Visit PM Modi arrived in Visakhapatnam and conducted an aerial survey of cyclone hit regions. He reviewed the scale Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics


Andhra Pradesh & Odisha get ready for “Hudhud”

Cyclone Hudhud is expected to make landfall near Vishakapatnam on October 12 according to the IMD (Indian Meteorological Department). The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has put its battalions in TN, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Bihar on high alert. Central Government has sent 39 teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) comprising 1,573 Read More…

Month:  Categories: States


Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for 2012 declared

Rajiv Gandhi National Quality Awards for the year 2012 were declared by Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan. The awards are awarded by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). BEST OF ALL AWARD Rail Wheel factory (Ministry of Railways), Bangalore, Karnataka CATEGORY AWARDS: Large scale manufacturing: Sakthi Masala P. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking


Vijayawada: Ad hoc capital of Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to make Vijayawada an ad hoc capital of the state until the required infrastructure and other projects for the new capital are completed. Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Mr. N. Chandrababu Naidu asked the advisory committee on Capital City to see that the ad hoc capital houses key administrative Read More…

Month:  Categories: Places in News


‘Burra katha’ exponent Daroji Eramma passed away

The renowned and one of the last exponents of ‘Burra Katha’ Daroji Eramma (84) passed away. Ms. Eramma, belonged to the ‘Budaga Janagama’ community, a nomadic tribe (SC), had perfected the folk art form of storytelling based on mythological and social themes. She was a famous personality across the country. Ms. Eramma could render as Read More…

Month:  Categories: Persons in News