Kerala Current Affairs, GK & News

Kerala Budget announces Green Hydrogen Hubs

During the State Budget Presentation, the Kerala Finance Minister announced that his government is to establish “Green Hydrogen Hubs”. The State Government is allocating Rs 200 crores for this. The hubs are to be set up in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. The project is to be implemented along with the private partner India Hydrogen Alliance. About ..

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Ernakulam: First District to register 10,000 new MSMEs

The Kerala Government launched the Enterprises Campaign during its 2022-23 budget. Also, the state government declared the financial year 2022-23 as the Year of Enterprises. This was done to boost the development of the MSME sector in the state. The campaign was held in different parts of the state under the tagline “My Enterprises, Nations ..

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Kerala rolls out menstrual and maternity leaves for students

The Kerala Government recently introduced menstrual leave for girl students above the age of 18 years. The decision is a part of the gender-sensitive education reforms of the Kerala Government. About Menstrual and Maternity leaves The decision on menstrual and maternity leaves was made by the Higher Education Department. In accordance with the decision, a ..

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Kollam: India’s First Constitution Literate District

In a historic achievement, the Indian district of Kollam has become the country’s first constitution literate district. The announcement was made by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. The district’s success is the result of a seven-month campaign launched by the Kollam district panchayat, District Planning Committee, and the Kerala Institute of Local Administration (KILA) to ..

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Kerala ‘Year of Enterprises’ Project

The Kerala government’s ‘Year of Enterprises’ project has been selected as a best practices model in the thrust on Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) session during the recent Chief Secretaries National Conference held in the national capital. The project, which began in the current fiscal, aimed at creating one lakh enterprises in one year. ..

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Kerala Becomes Country’s First Fully Digital Banking State

Kerala has become the first state in India to enable digital banking in all eligible accounts. According to the State-Level Bankers’ Committee (SLBC), the state now has at least one product enabled digitally in 3.76 crore accounts. The state government, led by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, has implemented this move under the ‘Expanding and Deepening ..

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