13.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala to introduce new entertainment tax   State government will soon introduce entertainment tax on films in other languages that are being screened in Kerala.   GST regime, contrary to the promises, has trimmed the state’s tax revenue. Many enterprises have devised plans to escape the tax net. At present, there is no mechanism for the government … Read more 13.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

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 10-11.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

06.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Roadmap for a safe and speedy journey across Kerala   With the rising tide of road accidents, the government has been working overtime to find ways to make road travel safe. It might just have succeeded in setting a model with a project that aims to make road travel in Kerala safe by 2020.   The … Read more 06.06.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

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 17.02.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

08.02.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

  Kerala State plans law to protect Good Samaritans   The government is planning a legislation to ensure that Good Samaritans helping accident victims are not trapped in legal wrangles.   The proposed Bill would ensure speedy medical aid for accident victims and encourage people to offer assistance without the fear of any criminal or … Read more 08.02.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

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 02.02.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

31.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Kerala: Private hospitals to stop government schemes   The private hospitals in the state have decided to stop all central and state government schemes for patients such as Karunya, Snehasparsham, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (a health insurance scheme) , ESI and ECHS from April 1. They will be serving one-month notice to the concerned agencies in … Read more 31.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

30.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA Live organ donation norms get nod   The government has decided to set up online registries for altruistic organ donors as well as patients with end-stage organ failure diseases (primarily liver and kidney diseases) and expand the pool of live donors by encouraging “swap donations” and “chain donations”.   The decision is part of … Read more 30.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

27.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

KERALA State’s largest govt school turns 100   Government Moyan’s Girls Higher Secondary School, the largest government school in the State in terms of student strength. Set up in 1918, the school is celebrating its centenary by organising a year-long programme.   England-educated Moyan Kunhiraman of Thalassery had contributed to the setting up of the … Read more 27.01.18 Kerala(KeralaPSC) Current Affairs

Rajasthan : Schemes and Projects

Rajasthan : Schemes and Projects   Rajasthan Bhamashah Yojana The state government of Rajasthan has introduced the Bhamashah Yojana and Bhamashah card to empower women. Under the scheme, the women from below poverty line (BPL) families are benefited through direct benefit transfer. The beneficiary of the scheme will get the amount directly into their bank … Read more Rajasthan : Schemes and Projects