Government of Karnataka Current Affairs, GK & News

Karnataka celebrates Kanakadasa Jayanthi

Karnataka celebrated “Kanakadasa Jayanthi” on November 22, 2021 to pay tribute to Shri Kanaka Dasa, who was the 15th century poet, saint and social reformer. Key Points On the occasion, Chief Minister Basavaraja Bommai garlanded the photograph of Kanaka Dasa in Bengaluru. Kanaka Dasa had advocated social equality and justice through kirtans. Kaginele was the ..

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Karnataka becomes first state to map population vulnerable to COVID-19

Karnataka has become the first state to map its population that is the most vulnerable to the COVID-19, including the elderly and those with comorbidity. These groups are currently being monitored by the state on a daily basis in order to prevent the onset of a severe COVID-19 infection. The on-going survey has so far ..

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Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike Bill to enable public participation in municipal governance

The state government of Karnataka tabled the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Bill, 2020 in the Legislative Assembly. The Bill seeks to enable public participation in various levels of municipal governance. The Bill also provides for an independent legislation and seeks to improve decentralisation, integration of public participation at various levels of municipal governance and ..

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Karnataka stops Shaadi Bhagya Scheme

The state government in Karnataka recently stopped the Shaadi Bhagya Scheme that was launched by the previous government in the state in 2013. Under the scheme, a financial assistance of Rs 50,000 was given to Muslim brides for marriage expenses when they submit their Aadhar and BPL cards. The previous coalition government had allocated Rs ..

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11th Bengaluru INDIA Nano conference and exhibition

The ‘11th Bengaluru INDIA Nano conference and exhibition’ was recently organised by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka and Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), in association with other state-owned Institutions and industries. It was inaugurated by the veteran scientist Professor CNR Rao. The three-day event showcased technologies and products developed ..

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