02.02.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Highway widening will be over by 2020   All efforts are being made to widen the 590-km Kasaragod-Thiruvananthapuram National Highway corridor to four/six lanes by December 2020, official sources said.   Works to widen the Cherthala-Kazhakuttam corridor will begin in June, while the widening process will get under way on the Thalapady-Angamaly stretch in … Read more

21-22.01.18 Kerala(KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA ‘Samanwaya’ to be launched on Jan 28   The Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority (KSLMA) is all set to roll out across the State what is considered to be a first-of-its-kind continuous education programme for transgenders.   The project named ‘Samanwaya’ will be launched by Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma in Kollam on January 28. So … Read more

20.01.18 Kerala(KPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA ·        New Bill to unify local body wings   ð  Minister for Local Self-Governments K.T. Jaleel has said that a unified service Bill to unite local self-government institutions in the State will be introduced in the Assembly soon.   ð  He was inaugurating the first State Urban Day celebrations organised by the Urban Affairs … Read more

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe

Urban spheres of influence and rural urban fringe Urban spheres of influence Urban spheres of influence reflect centre-to-hinterland relationship, compared with the non-central region, the centre assumes more complex economic functions, and provides more economic activities. Famous theoretical contributions to this research field are the Central Place Theory (Christaller, 1933), the extension to the Central … Read more

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India

Quality of life, life expectancy, literacy, standard of living and migration in India Human development—a comprehensive approach Human development is a process of enlarging people’s choices. But human development is also the objective, so it is both a process and an outcome. Human development implies that people must influence the processes that shape their lives. … Read more

Scheduled Tribe of Kerala

Scheduled Tribe of Kerala Based on 2011 Census total popultaion of India is 121 Crore out of which ST population is 10.45 Crore (8.6%). The tribal communities in India are enormously diverse and heterogeneous. There are wide ranging diversities among them in respect of languages spoken, size of population and mode of livelihood. The number of … Read more

Horticulture of Kerala

Horticulture of Kerala Introduction: The  horticulture  sector  encompasses  a  wide  range  of  crops  namely  fruit  crops, vegetables crops, potato and tuber crops, ornamental crops, medicinal and aromatic  crops,  spices  and  plantation  crops.  New  introductions  like  mushroom,  bamboo  and bee  keeping  (for  improving  the  crop  productivity)  further  expanded  the  scope  of  horticulture.  While  the  first  few  … Read more

Fishing in Kerala

Fishing in Kerala Kerala is the only region in India where fish resources are rich and no other state possesses fish workers as intelligent and work conscious as those in Kerala Kerala is one of the leading maritime states in India. The state of Kerala situated in the south west part of peninsular India has … Read more

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