Andhra Pradesh Current Affairs - 2019

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Cabinet approves 4 New National Institutes Of Design

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved proposal for introduction of Bill in Parliament for amendment of National Institutes of Design (NID) Act, 2014  for establishing four new NIDs across the country. These four new NIDs are National Institute of Design, Amaravati/Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. National Institute of Design, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. National Read More…

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World’s first thermal battery plant to be unveiled in Andhra Pradesh

The world’s first-ever thermal battery plant owned by Bharat Energy Storage Technology Private Limited (BEST) was inaugurated in Amravati, Andhra Pradesh. This plant aims to create new energy storage form that is expected to have commercial applications, while also maintain low carbon footprint and less dependent on external factors like weather. Key Facts The plant Read More…

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Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam: Andhra Pradesh Government launches unemployment allowance scheme

Andhra Pradesh Government has approved Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam, an unemployment allowance scheme to provide Rs 1000 per month unemployed youth in state. It was announced by Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh who is also son of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu. Mukhyamantri Yuva Nestam Scheme The scheme aims to provide Rs 1000 per Read More…

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Andhra Pradesh Government launches 60 Anna Canteens

Andhra Pradesh Government has launched 60 Anna Canteens across the state in the first phase to provide subsidised food to urban poor. These canteens aim to tackle hunger in urban areas. They will offer breakfast, lunch and dinner at Rs 5 a meal. They will be run by Akshaya Patra Foundation. Key Facts The first Read More…

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UNESCO to set up Design University for Gaming in Visakhapatnam

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) will set up ‘Design University for Gaming’ in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. In this regard, UNESCO delegation has entered into an agreement with Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB). Design University for Gaming The Design University for Gaming will help UNSECO to develop edutech gaming in state, Read More…

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Rani Rashmoni: Indian Coast Guard Ship commissioned in Visakhapatnam

Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has commissioned fast patrol vessel (FPV) ICGS Rani Rashmoni, in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. It is fifth and last ship to be commissioned in the series of fast patrol vessel (FPV) project of ICG. The ship will be based at Visakhapatnam under the administrative and operational control of Commander, No.6 Coast Guard Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & Security

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Andhra Pradesh: First state to use auto-disable syringes for all clinical purposes

Andhra Pradesh is set to become first state in India to use auto-disable syringes for all clinical purposes to prevent infection. The state will enforce this decision from will from the World Hepatitis Day, observed every year on July 28. Auto Disable Syringe is medical syringe that cannot be reused. They incorporate mechanism to break Read More…

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