28.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Credibility of higher education institutions under cloud’ in Kerala  Kerala Sasthra Sahithya Parishad (KSSP) has demanded drastic changes in the higher education system in the state. The KSSP leaders said the reports that ineligible persons were appointed in the top posts of educational institutions has put a question mark on the credibility of the … Read more

26-27.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Set up drug treatment centres for kids, judicial colloquium tells Union government   The union and state governments should take proactive steps to establish dedicated drug treatment and rehabilitation centres for children, the regional judicial colloquium on POCSO Act, juvenile justice, and drug abuse among children that was organized here by the Kerala high court has recommended. The … Read more

25.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala Water Authority mulls non-water projects for revenue   Mired in loss and under flak for tariff hike, Kerala Water Authority (KWA) is exploring new avenues to shore up revenue, including associating with film shooting. The state government has given in-principle sanction to KWA to initiate projects for non-water revenue generation (NWR). The plan is to use the … Read more

24.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA NAAC accreditation for institutions by ’24’   State government will launch a special drive — Mission 2024 — to ensure that all institutions of the higher education sector have National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accreditation by 2024, said higher education minister R Bindu. She was speaking at ‘Excellentia 23’, organised by the government to felicitate higher … Read more

23.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA CM Ashok Gehlot eyes Kerala social security model in Rajasthan to stay in power Chief minister Ashok Gehlot is likely to adopt the ‘Kerala model’ of social security while presenting the budget on February 10. Gehlot, while replying to the Governor’s address in the assembly last week, said the CPM retained power in Kerala due to … Read more

22.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Organic agriculture policy should support non-certified poor farmers in Kerala: Study Kerala has seen considerable fluctuation in its organic agriculture (OA) policy and this has resulted in concurrent high levels of entry into and exit from the agriculture sector, says a study by a group of international researchers with support from Kerala agriculture scientists. The … Read more

21.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Over Rs 2,033 crore allocated for Kerala’s rail devpt: Union railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw Union railway minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said that Rs 2,033 crore has been allocated for Kerala for railway development in the Union budget. During 2009 to 2014, this was Rs 372 crore. The rail development is being implemented based on two main concepts … Read more

19-20.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA IT parks get allocation for development works in budget Though the budget presented by finance minister K N Balagopal did not announce any major IT projects, all major IT parks in the state managed to get fund allocation for development works. This will help make the IT corridor project announced in the previous budget … Read more

18.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA 39.21% of Kerala’s coast is eroding, reveals study   A time-series analysis study on the eroding shorelines from 1973-2021 shows that erosion is dominant in nearly 39.12% of the entire coastal length in Kerala. The eroding length is highest in the Northern region at 44.04 percent followed by 38.67 per cent in the central and 33.8 percent … Read more

17.2.23 KPSC Daily Current Affairs

KERALA Bamboo weaver transforms discarded bottles into decor in Kerala A bamboo weaver from Thodupuzha has found an artistic way to ‘recycle’ used beer and liquor bottles. Bhagavath Raj, of Poomala near Pannimattom in Thodupuzha, makes art pieces by weaving different designs using bamboo stripes on discarded bottles. His creations are in high demand among the public. These artistic bottles … Read more

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