Kerala: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Kerala Sets Up First Line Treatment Centres for COVID 19 Treatment

The Kerala Government has decided to set up 187 COVID First-Line Treatment Centres (FLTCs) for the COVID patients in the state. These centres, set up in collaboration with the local bodies across the state, will have 305 doctors, 572 nurses and other paramedical staff available at these centres. In order to address the fear of ..

“Dream Kerala Project” launched for Keralites returning from abroad

On July 1, 2020, Kerala announced “Dream Kerala Project”. The project is being rolled out to tap potential and experience of those returning from abroad. Highlights According to the Government of Kerala, Rs 85,000 was sent by the expatriates in 2018. This has touched now touched Rs 1 lakh crore. Their remittances in banks amount ..

United Nations honours Indian State Health Minister for her efforts in COVID-19

On the World Public Service Day (June 23, 2020), the United Nations honoured Kerala Health Minister K K Shailaja by inviting her to join the panel of discussion on COVID-19. The Minister was the honoured  speaker from India to speak about the strategies adopted by the state of Kerala to combat COVID-19. Highlights The Kerala ..

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 ..

Karmi Bot Launched in Kerala Hospital

The Karmi bot became only the latest addition to a series of robots being deployed across Kerala for helping in the fight against COVID-19. Karmi Bot A robot, named Karmi Bot, has been introduced in a government hospital in Ernakulam, Kerala. The robot is to help reduce the physical interaction between the healthcare workers and ..