29-30.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA 30% tourist boats operate illegally in Kerala Almost 30% of the tourist boats (motorboats, houseboats, shikaras and country boats) are operating without necessary permissions in Kerala. Though many boats have licenses, they overload passengers without ensuring safety. Also, several jetties are not maintained and there is no proper dredging (removal of sediments and debris … Read more

28.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA AI cameras ready but no fines for now in Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan launched 726 road surveillance cameras powered by artificial intelligence, envisaged to reduce road accidents and prevent traffic violations, in the state. The penalties for rule violations, however, will not be levied for a month and instead, awareness programmes will be conducted. … Read more

27.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA PM Modi to flag off India’s first Water Metro in Kochi During his two-day visit to Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate India’s first-ever water metro that connects 10 islands surrounding Kochi using battery-operated electric hybrid boats. This innovative mode of transportation will provide seamless connectivity between the islands and the city, offering a … Read more

26.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala gets a higher education institution ranking framework  The Kerala Institutional Ranking Framework (KIRF) modelled on the National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF) has come into being. Higher education minister R Bindu launched the framework, the first of its kind in the country, at a function held on Kerala University’s Kariavattom campus. The state-specific institutional ranking framework … Read more

25.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Cusat to get skill devpt hub A skill development hub will be set up at Cochin University of Science and Technology (Cusat) with the support of educational institutions and commercial establishments, said industries minister P Rajeeve. The minister was addressing at the inaugural function of a placement drive held at Government ITI, Kalamassery, as part of ‘Sky’, … Read more

23-24.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA   Govt to lift 64,000 families out of poverty: Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan As part of government’s declared initiative of alleviating extreme poverty, 64,006 such families will hereafter come under the government’s care, said chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan in his Facebook post. Vijayan said the government aims to totally eradicate extreme poverty in the next five … Read more

22.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Kochi gets more decentralized plants Kick-starting corporation’s move to set up decentralized projects for waste treatment, some of the councillors in the local body have started decentralized biodegradable waste treatment plants in their divisions. LSG minister M B Rajesh said that measures were on to set up decentralized waste treatment plants in the entire city by … Read more

21.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Sagar Kavach exercise   Coastal security exercise Sagar Kavach is being conducted for Kerala and Mahe. It is a half-yearly exercise held with an objective to check coastal security mechanisms and validate standard operating procedures. The exercise is conducted and coordinated by Indian Coast Guard with active participation of all stakeholders including Indian Navy, Coastal Police/ State Police, Intelligence Bureau, Customs, … Read more

20.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA KSUM mentors startups to receive YC funding Seeking to scale up funding opportunities for early-stage startups, the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) has stepped in by organising mentorship programmes to equip early-stage startups to gain the summer 2023 funding cycle programme of US-based Y Combinator (YC), the world’s most-desired dream accelerator programme of startups. The KSUM, which is the … Read more

19.4.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA KVASU develops effluent treatment plant for pig farms A new effluent treatment plant developed by Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU) has the twin advantages of mitigating fears of contaminating neighbouring water bodies and drastically cutting down water consumption through recycling. The plant set up at the university’s Centre for Pig Production and Research (CPPR), … Read more

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