Andhra Pradesh [APPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

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

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 Read More…

CCEA approves creation of Intra State Transmission System in 7 States

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 Read More…

Krishnapatnam Port receives Golden Peacock award for environment management

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. Read More…

Andhra Pradesh government to form Krishi Cabinet

Andhra Pradesh government has decided to form a Cabinet sub-committee named as Krishi Cabinet. This sub-committee will focus on the challenges of the Primary Sector Mission of state government undertaken to make agriculture and its allied activities profitable and sustainable for all-round improvement of the rural economy. Decision in this regard was taken by state Read More…

Andhra Pradesh inks MoU with Australian firm for iron ore mining

Andhra Pradesh government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an Australian firm for iron ore mining projects in Kurnool and Kadapa districts. The MoU was inked between Andhra Pradesh Mining Development Corporation and NSL Mining Resources India Pvt. Ltd, a subsidiary of Australian NSL Consolidated Ltd. As per the MoU, the Australian firm Read More…