By the end of March, Kerala recorded more than 200 cases of COVID-19 sparking fears of community transmission. The state government is rolling out a rapid test to check for community transmission. Community Transmission Community transmission is the 3rd stage of an epidemic. It is the stage where many of the patients’ infection source cannot ..
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In light of the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the government of Kerala has launched the ‘Break the Chain’ campaign to promote hand washing and hygiene. About the Campaign The campaign was launched by the state’s Health Department. It seeks to create awareness about the importance of public and personal hygiene. It has set up hand washing ..
Kerala has launched an initiative to use robots for creating awareness on COVID-19 among the public. Two robots have been built by a start-up in Kerala called Asimov Robotics, under the Kerala Start-up Mission, an initiative by the state government to promote start-up firms. One wears a mask and distributes hand sanitisers, napkins, and masks ..
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’s Mayyil village panchayat’s ‘Sampoorna Nellu Krishi’ campaign has revived paddy cultivation in the region through use of scientific farming practices. Total Rice Campaign Total Rice Campaign or Sampoorna Nellu Krishi campaign was launched by Kerala’s Mayyil village panchayat in Kannur district in 2016. It used methods like monitoring soil health, formation of paddy farming ..
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 ..
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 ..
India’s first commercial Liquified Compressed natural gas (LNG) bus, which was developed by Petronet, was recently launched in the city of Kochi, Kerala. It is claimed that the bus will be able to travel up to 900 km in a single filling. Petronet also has plans to open 28 LNG dispensing stations in India and four stations ..