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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, ..

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 ..

Kerala CM launches ‘Yodhavu’ app to curb drug menace

The Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan recently launched the mobile application called ‘Yodhavu’ (Warrior), for curbing drug menace in the state. The Police Department of Kochi, Kerala has introduced the application, through which the public can inform police about drug abuse and distribution of drugs. The identity of the informer would be kept secret, ..

‘Kudumbashree’ hotels to provide subsidized meals in Kerala

The state government of Kerala has recently unveiled a scheme to establish hotels to provide meals at subsidised rates called ‘Kudumbashree’ hotels. The announcement was made during the presentation of state’s budget. The hotels are to be set up in in each of the 1034 local bodies and Kerala meals is to be available at ..

Kochi hosts 22nd India International Seafood Show

The city of Kochi, Kerala hosts the 22nd India International Seafood Show, after a gap of 12 years. The three-day seafood show has been inaugurated by the Governor of Kerala, Arif Mohammed Khan on February 7,2020. The event will provide a platform for collaboration of the exporters and importers of the country’s marine products and ..

Kerala declares nCoV outbreak a “state calamity”

The state Government of Kerala declared the disease caused by the novel coronavirus as a “state calamity”. This declaration comes at the backdrop of three people of the state being tested positive for coronavirus. Kerala reported the first infection from the virus in India and the person is being treated in isolation wards. Later two ..