Government of Kerala Current Affairs, GK & News

Kerala mandates Covid certificate for all expats entering state

In order to check COVID-19 infection in the state, Kerala government has mandated Covid certificate for all expats entering the state. Earlier, it was only compulsory for expats arriving through chartered flights. The state government has decided to request Centre’s intervention in this regard. The state will ask the Centre to conduct Truenat Rapid Test ..



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, ..


Kerala to launch digital literacy campaign

The state of Kerala is set to launch a huge digital literacy campaign called ‘I am also digital’ which aims at making the benefits of the state reach the common citizens. This campaign is initiated by the Kerala Literacy Mission and the Kerala State IT Mission under the Department of Information Technology. The drive would ..


Kerala launches ‘Safe homes’ initiative

The Department of Social Justice of the state of Kerala has unveiled a unique initiative to open ‘safe homes’ to provide safe accommodation to inter-caste and inter-religious couples in all districts. The objective of the scheme is to ensure security for them while the scheme is implemented with the support of voluntary organisations. The Department ..


Kerala issues order to cap retail price of bottled drinking water

The state government of Kerala has issued an order to cap the retail price of bottled drinking water at Rs 13 per litre against the present price of Rs. 20 a litre. The Price cut was achieved as the bottled water has been made an essential commodity. The civil supplies department issued the order and ..