Andhra Pradesh [APPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

GMR Infra, GIIC ink MoU for Kakinada SEZ 

GMR Infrastructure Ltd. has signed Memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Guizhou International Investment Corporation (GIIC) for developing Kakinada special economic zone (SEZ) in Andhra Pradesh. On behalf of GMR Infrastructure Ltd. the MoU was signed by its subsidiary Kakinada SEZ (KSEZ) Pvt. Ltd- President Challa Prasanna in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Read More…

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana introduce 5 lakh rupees Accident Insurance Scheme for transport drivers

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states have jointly launched a new five-lakh rupees Accident Insurance Scheme for transport drivers. The scheme came into on 1 May 2015 coinciding with the May Day (International Labour Day). It was formally launched by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu at Rajhamundry while Telangana Chief Minister Chandrasekhara Rao made the Read More…

Andhra Pradesh Government inks MoU with IISL Company to replace streetlights in 13 municipalities with LED lights

Andhra Pradesh Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the IISL Company to replace the existing streetlights in 13 municipalities with LED lights in the state. MoU was signed by Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development P. Narayana and IISL’s representatives in Amaravati, the new capital state. As per the agreement, IISL Read More…

Amaravathi named as new capital of Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh government has approved Amaravathi as name of the new capital city of the state coming up in the Vijayawada-Guntur region. The name Amaravathi was chosen in view of the historical and spiritual significance as it was ancient seat of Satavahana ruler’s kingdom. Decision in this regard was taken by Andhra Pradesh Cabinet meeting Read More…

Andhra Pradesh, University of Singapore ink MoU to promote ease of doing business

Andhra Pradesh government, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) have signed MoU to work on Ease of Doing Business in the state. It was signed for cooperation in relation to ‘Masterplan on Ease of Doing Business in Andhra Pradesh (MEDBAP): Vision 2020’. The tripartite MoU will be effective from April Read More…