20th December, 2018 (AP Current Affairs)

1. For which of the following writing, Telugu writer Kolakaluri Enoch has been selected for the Sahitya Akademi Award?

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Sahitya Akademi announced its annual awards in 24 languages. Eminent writer Kolakaluri Enoch has been selected for the Sahitya Akademi Award 2018 in essay category in Telugu language. In Telugu language, Enoch was selected for the award for his ‘Vimarshini’, which is a collection of essays. He began his literary career with a short story ‘Uttaram’ in 1954. Enoch has so far written 180 poems, 180 stories, nine novels and 30 playlets, apart from literary criticism

2. Which district in AP stands first in GDP during 2017-18?

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During 2017-18 Visakhapatnam district stood first with 73,592 cr GDP, followed by Krishna with 70,685 cr, East Godavari in third place with 65,292 GDP. In per capita income Krishna district stands first with 1,89,121 during 2017-18 and Srikakulam is in last position with 99,792 per capita income. The Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Kurnool districts are in last three positions in per capita income. While the national average per capita income stands at 1,12,835, the average per capita income in Ap stands at 1,42,054.

3. Who among the following appointed as Indian mission dye permanent representative in UNO?

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4. AP government signed MOU with Sunny Opotech Technology to setup its unit in:

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The State government signed a with China-based Sunny Opotech Technology (Group) Company Limited (Sunny Opotech), a leading manufacturer of integrated optical devices and optical imaging system solutions, for setting up a unit in Tirupati with an estimated investment of Rs 500 crore. The unit is expected to generate around 4,000 jobs.

5. Which has been conferred the top investment-friendly and infra excellent State in sustainable energy and power?

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The sustained efforts of AP power sector in providing 24X7 quality and reliable power supply to consumers have earned three more national awards, adding up to more than 105 national awards won till date. The State has been conferred the top investment-friendly and infra excellent State in sustainable energy and power, while APGENCO has been awarded as the best performing utility in power generation by Enertia Foundation during the Enertia Award-2018 held in Gujarat Principal Secretary (IT), CMD APTRANSCO and MD APGENCO K Vijayanand has been awarded prestigious Lifetime Yeomen Contribution to Power, Energy, and Renewable sector in Andhra Pradesh and public sector at large. He received the award at SIECC (Surat International Exhibition and Convention centre) held in Surat. The jury for Enertia Awards- 2018 has praised APGENCO for its relentless efforts in sustaining as the best power generation company with an installed capacity of 6813 MW, hydel-1797 MW and solar power with a capacity of 5.426 MW. They also appreciated AP’s initiatives in adopting global technologies in power generation at par with advanced countries.

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