Kerala Current Affairs, GK & News

Kerala Announces Rs 5000 cr to assist Small-scale Traders, Farmers

The Kerala government has announced a financial plan of more than Rs 5,000 crore to revive the state’s economy that has been unstable due to the COVID 19 pandemic. Highlights Finance Minister K N Balagopal announced a Rs 5650 crore financial plan at the state assembly to help the state’s small traders and farmers. This ..

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‘Krishikarna’ Project of Kerala

Mini polyhouse which is a kind of greenhouse will be built under the “Krishikarna” project, launched in Kerala, a joint initiative of the National Society for Agricultural Horticulture (SAHS), the Sustainability Foundation and Qore3 Innovations. Highlights Although SAHS, a government-recognized cooperative, is involved in promoting agricultural and gardening practices, the Sustainability Foundation, a non-governmental organization ..

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Kerala removes age limit for transgenders in University admissions

The authorities of the state of Kerala have removed the upper age limit for transgender college students of the state who are seeking admission to numerous educational programs available in the State universities and its affiliated schools.   Highlights The resolution to remove the upper age limit has been done to encourage the transgender students ..

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First voyage of Green Freight Corridor-2

Ministry of Shipping launched the maiden voyage under Green Freight Corridor-2 on June 30, 2021. Key points Green Freight Corridor-2 is a coastal shipping service. Voyage was launched from Cochin port to Beypore and Azhikkal ports located in north Kerala. Why voyage service was launched? First voyage service was launched in line with ministry’s plans ..

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Crushing the Curve Mass Vaccination Drive

The Kerala Health Department is to launch a mass vaccination drive called the “Crushing the Curve”. Why is the drive launched? Kerala has recently witnessed a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases after the assembly elections. The number of COVID-19 cases is increasing at 700 to 1000 per day. Health sector in Kerala The Health sector ..

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