Chief Minister of Kerala Current Affairs, GK & News

Kochi Water Metro project: First Route Inaugurated

The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, has inaugurated the first route and terminal buildings of Kochi Water Metro. Key facts This project connects the islands across the city with the help of state-of-the-art boats. The metro route ranges from Vyttila to Kakkanad. Vyttila is one of the busiest traffic hubs in Kerala while, Kakkanad ..

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‘Kerala Looks Ahead’ Global Conclave

The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, inaugurated the “Kerala Looks Ahead” on February 1, 2021. Highlights It is a three-day virtual global conclave. It seeks to lay down the roadmap for long-term development in Kerala. The roadmap will be laid down by factoring in perspectives from top economists, administrators, industry leaders and planners. The ..

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Kerala: First State to become Digital in Public Education

The State of Kerala is the first state in the country to make public education completely digital. The state Government has achieved it at a cost of Rs 42.36 crores. The initiative was launched in 2018. Highlights The project of making public education completely digital in Kerala was implemented by Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for ..

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Kerala CM rules out the closing of liquor shops

The Chief Minister of Kerala ruled out closing down liquor shops in the state as part of the state-wide lockdown. Reasons The revenue from the liquor sector in the state is significant. The government is reluctant to shut down the revenue source especially given its struggling financial conditions. The state is affected by the demonetisation ..

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Kerala government announces ₹20,000 crore economic package to tackle coronavirus outbreak

The Kerala state government announced a ₹20,000 crore economic package to deal with the coronavirus outbreak. This package includes funds to clear dues which the government owes individuals and institutions, providing consumer loans, disbursing welfare pension of two months in advance and a health package. The Chief Minister also announced free ration for all of this month, ..

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