10-11.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA State to seek export clusters for domestic crops   The State government will step up pressure on the Centre to include Kerala in the National Agricultural Export Promotion (NAEP) scheme and set up export clusters for rubber, banana, mango, turmeric, cashew, pepper, coconut and tea.   Ernakulam and Wayanad are the only two districts … Read more

07.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala’s MMR drops from 61 to 46   Kerala has yet again proved that it is on the right track when it comes to maternal and reproductive health by achieving the lowest maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in the country from 61 (2011-13) to 46 (2014-16).   The latest Sample Registration System (SRS) special bulletin on … Read more

02.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala gets ₹329 cr under RUSA Phase II   The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has sanctioned ₹329 crore for Kerala under the second phase of funding under the Rashtriya Uchathar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). The RUSA project approval board, which met in New Delhi on May 25, sanctioned ₹50 crore each for the Cochin University … Read more

17.02.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Robots to soon clean up manholes in Kerala   In a first in Kerala, the state government will soon be utilising the services of Robots to clean sewer holes. The trial runs of the robot, developed by a startup company, Genrobotics, have been successfully held recently and the product will be launched next few days.   The … Read more

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

28-29.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Transgender cell soon in state   While a 2014 survey puts the number of the transgender people in Kerala at a little above 4,000, unofficial estimates suggest that the figure could be anywhere between 20,000 and 25,000.   The department has cleared a plan to hire dwelling space, safety homes, in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode for … Read more

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