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National Women's Parliament begins in Andhra Pradesh

Feb 10, 2017
Important for Exam: 12 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: 13 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: 2 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: 11 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: 11 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: 5 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: 17 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: 25 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: 28 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: 20 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: 26 people agreed

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

Andhra Pradesh proposed to develop INS Viraat as Tourism Center

Feb 10, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

INS Viraat, the aircraft career that has had a service life of 56 years will be decommissioned in June 2016.

Union Government approved Heritage development projects for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana

Feb 5, 2016
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

Amaravati and Warangal are among the 12 cities included in the Heritage Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) for improving the social, cultural and economic ecosystems.

AP Government launched Giriputrika Kalyana Pathakam Scheme for tribal people

Jan 24, 2016
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

The scheme seeks to reduce rampant infant mortality and child marriages among tribal people.

Andhra Pradesh Government reconstituted the Commission for Backward Classes

Jan 20, 2016
Important for Exam: 8 people agreed

It will be a two member commission with Justice KL Manjunath, (Retd.) as its chairman and Member Secretary, APCBC as the other member.

CII Partnership Summit 2016 concluded in Vishakhapatnam

Jan 13, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The summit, which commenced on 10 January 2016, was organised to showcase investment opportunities in Sunrise Andhra Pradesh.

Union government announced greenfield petrochemical complex and NIPER in Visakhapatnam

Jan 13, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

Union Minister for Fertilizers and Chemicals Ananth Kumar announced the sanction of greenfield petrochemical complex and National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) in Visakhapatnam and a Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology (CIPET) in Vijayawada.

BHEL commissioned 520 MW Vizag thermal power plant in Andhra Pradesh

Jan 13, 2016
Important for Exam: 27 people agreed

The plant is located on the coast of the Bay of Bengal and uses single flow condenser and sea water as main cooling water.

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group signed MoU to set up naval facility in Vishakhapatnam

Jan 13, 2016
Important for Exam: 5 people agreed

Reliance Defence Ltd, a unit of Anil Ambani led Reliance Infrastructure Ltd signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Andhra Pradesh Government to set up a world class naval facility to build submarines and aircraft carriers and to provide services including maintenance and refitting of ships.

RINL inked MoU with Andhra Pradesh Government for investment of 38500 crore rupees

Jan 12, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The deal was signed during the 22nd CII Partnership Summit & 1st Sunrise AP Investment Meet, which is being held in Visakhapatnam.

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