18-19.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala becomes first state to list MSP for vegetables Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced the floor price for 16 varieties of vegetables. Kerala, he said, thus becomes the first state in the country to fix a floor price for vegetables. The scheme comes into effect from November 1. Generally, a base price is provided for pulses and food grains, … Read more

17.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala: Cherthala mega sea food park is set for inauguration The mega sea food park at the Industrial Growth Centre at Pallippuram in Cherthala is set for inauguration. The park is being constructed in 68 acres by Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) and the cost of this project is Rs 128 crore. Of this, Rs 72 crore … Read more

16.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Open data maps of Kerala local bodies created   Open street mapping (OSM) community in Kerala has created geospatial open data maps of all local bodies in the state numbering over 1200.   The maps are useful in presenting spatial or geographic data as interactive maps and infographics that tells stories and reveals patterns. While institutions … Read more

15.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Pathiramanal gets local biodiversity heritage site tag Pathiramanal, the picturesque isle in Vembanad lake, which is a part of Muhamma grama panchayat, has been declared as Alappuzha’s first local biodiversity heritage site. A part of the famous island will also be converted into a bird sanctuary soon. Areas rich in biodiversity and cultural importance are identified as biodiversity heritage sites by … Read more

14.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala tops ‘best governed states’ list   Kerala emerged as the best governed state in the country while Uttar Pradesh ended at the bottom of the heap in the large states category in the Public Affairs Index-2020 (PAI-2020) released by Public Affairs Centre on Friday. Among the Union Territories, Chandigarh emerged as the best.   Four southern … Read more

13.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Renowned Malayalam poet Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri passes away   Renowned Malayalam poet and Jnanpith laureate Mahakavi Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri passed away.   Recently, he was conferred with the Jnanpith award, the highest literary award in the country.   Popularly known as Akkitham, his ”Irupatham Noottandinte Ithihasam” (Epic of the 20th Century) is considered as … Read more

11-12.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala becomes first state to have completely digital, hi-tech classrooms in all public schools   Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has declared the state public education sector completely digital as Kerala has become the first state in the country to have high-tech classrooms in all its public schools.   Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education … Read more

10.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA First woman chief justice of Kerala KK Usha passes away Former Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court, Justice KK Usha, passed away. She became the first woman to join the High Court Judiciary from the Bar and became a Chief Justice. She was India’s representative at the United Nations’ Joint Seminar on ‘Convention … Read more

09.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA Two-day coastal security exercise Sagar Kavach concludes A two-day Coastal Security Exercise- ‘Sagar Kavach’- to assess the preparedness of all agencies towards dealing with an asymmetric threat emanating from the sea, concluded. The exercise conducted along the coastal areas of Kerala, Karnataka and Lakshadweep assumes significance in the backdrop of prevailing security situation in … Read more

08.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KERALA World Bank-funded waste management project: Preparatory activities to cost Rs 1.13 crore The state government, which had approved engaging a project-management consultant for World Bank-funded Kerala solid waste management project at Rs 120 crore, has now set aside Rs 1.13 crore for project-preparation activities. A major component of project preparation to avail the World Bank share will go into payment … Read more

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