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Andhra Pradesh’s Banganapalle mango gets Geographical Indication tag

May 5, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The Andhra Pradesh government is the registered proprietor of the GI tag for Banganapalle mangoes, often hailed as “the king of mangoes.”

Cabinet approves Vijayawada Airport as International Airport

May 4, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The cabinet led by Prime Minister approved the proposal demanding for upgradation of Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada Airport to an international airport.

Union Cabinet approves setting up of Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy at Visakhapatnam

Apr 13, 2017
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

The institute will be set up as "an Institute of National Importance" through an Act of Parliament.

Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 3-day National Children’s Film Festiva

Apr 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

A three-day National Children’s Film Festival was inaugurated by Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu in Vishakhapatnam on 7 April 2017. The festival is being hosted by the Children’s Film Society, India, and Andhra Pradesh state government.

ESIC launches Mobile Clinic Services in AP, Telangana

Mar 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

ESI services cover around 48 lakh beneficiaries through 12 lakh insured persons in Telangana.

Union Cabinet approves special assistance measure for Andhra Pradesh

Mar 16, 2017
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

The centre will provide the 100% fund of the remaining cost of the irrigation component of the Polavaram project for the period starting from 1 April 2014.

Andhra Pradesh State Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 15, 2017
Important for Exam: 9 people agreed

The budget was presented in the newly inaugurated State Legislative Assembly at Velagapudi in Guntur district.

Andhra Pradesh proposed Smart Mosquito Density System to fight vector-borne diseases

Mar 6, 2017
Important for Exam: 12 people agreed

The system will use the real time data that will help the authorities in mapping the spread of vector borne diseases.

Andhra Pradesh Cabinet accepts naming of Tirupati Airport as Sri Venkateswara Airport

Mar 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

The decision was taken by the State Cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, in Amaravati. A proposal for renaming the airports would now be sent to the Union Government for approval.

National Women's Parliament begins in Andhra Pradesh

Feb 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

3-day National Women’s Parliament has begun in Andhra Pradesh. The conference, the first-of-its kind aims to enable the empowerment of all women.

33-members committee constituted for speedy completion of Andhra Pradesh’s Sagarmala Project

Feb 9, 2017
Important for Exam: 15 people agreed

33-members committee constituted under the leadership of Andhra Pradesh’s Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu to ensure timely completion of the state’s Sagarmala Project.

First Smart Police Station Inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh

Feb 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

Andhra Pradesh’s first Smart Police Station having a corporate-like look and feel started functioning on 6 February 2017 in its Guntur district.

Venkaiah Naidu Inaugurated the 3-day Visakha Utsav in Visakhapatnam

Feb 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

M Venkaiah Naidu, the Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting inaugurated the three-day annual cultural festival of Andhra Pradesh ‘Visakha Utsav’ on 3 February 2017.

Andhra Pradesh announced Rs 100 crore fund of funds to develop Fin Tech startups

Jan 27, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The fund of funds is one the recent initiative of the State Government to boost startup ecosystem in the State.

Andhra Pradesh Government launches NTR Arogya Raksha Scheme

Jan 3, 2017
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

It will offer medical insurance to those people who are not covered under any of the existing health schemes of the state government.

Andhra Pradesh allots land to NPCIL for Kovvada N-Plant

Dec 23, 2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The project constitutes setting up of nuclear power plants, establishing a township and rehabilitating the displaced families. It also helps in achieving the objectives of the Make In India initiative.

Urban areas of Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh declared open defecation free

Oct 4, 2016
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

All 110 cities and towns in Andhra Pradesh were given the ODF tag by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at an event in Tirupati. Gujarat gave ODF status to each of its 180 cities and towns at a function in Porbandar attended by Union Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar and Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani.

Tirupati Airport awarded Best Tourist Friendly Airport

Sep 30, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The State Annual Tourism Excellence Awards under various segments of Travel and Tourism Industry are awarded by Department of Tourism, Government of Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh launches DNA Index System to tackle crime

Aug 24, 2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

The system uses the latest DNA technology tool, known as RapidHIT DNA System, developed by IntegenX of United States. With this, Andhra Pradesh became the first state in the country to do so.

Andhra Pradesh signs MoU with Japan to develop food value chain

Aug 1, 2016
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

Under the MoU, Japan's Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) will encourage direct investments by Japanese companies in the fields of agriculture and food-related industry in Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh decided to conduct 'Smart Pulse Survey' of 1.48 crore households

Jul 9, 2016
Important for Exam: 19 people agreed

Since the Aadhaar database does not reflect the socio-economic data such as caste, community education, income and livelihood details of a citizen, the smart pulse survey is planned to fill in the gaps related to socio-economic details.

Andhra Postal circle releases stamps on Yoga booklet

Jun 22, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The booklet contains illustrations and description of 24 yoga asana (postures) providing a brief description on the various Yoga postures depicted in the original Stamps.

Mori village in Andhra Pradesh chosen for development as smart village

Jun 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

The Innovation Society of the AP Government, the University of California at Berkeley, and several leading technology organizations including Google, Cisco, IBM, Ericsson are involved in the project.

NRDC inks MoA with Andhra Pradesh government to establish smart agribusiness platform networks

Jun 10, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

These networks will to strengthen the agribusiness and food processing sector by focusing on creation of enabling ecosystem for accelerated growth of agribusiness by involving all the stakeholders.

Andhra Pradesh CM launched Chandranna Bima Yojana

May 2, 2016
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

Under the scheme any insured worker who meets an accidental death and permanent disability will be paid 5 lakh rupees.

Andhra Pradesh CM inaugurated interim Secretariat complex in Amaravati

Apr 25, 2016
Important for Exam: 2 people agreed

The government is determined to begin operations from Amaravati region from 15 June 2016. The construction of the government complex has been going on at a brisk pace to meet the deadline.

BHEL commissioned tiltable canal top solar plant in Andhra Pradesh

Apr 7, 2016
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The project is developed by New and Renewable Energy Development Corporation of AP Ltd (NREDCAP).

Pattiseema Lift Irrigation Project dedicated to people of Andhra Pradesh

Mar 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

The project is situated at Pattiseema village of Polavaram mandal in West Godavari district. It started functioning on a full-scale as the installation of all 24 pump sets was completed on 24 March 2016.

AP Government signed MoU with Cisco to launch AP Fiber Net

Mar 21, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

The AP Fiber Net project is aimed at providing broadband connectivity at affordable rates to all households and institutions in the State.

Andhra Pradesh State Budget 2016-17 presented

Mar 14, 2016
Important for Exam: 28 people agreed

Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu on 10 March 2016 presented the Annual Budget for 2016-17 in the State Legislative Assembly.

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