Kerala: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Edakkal Caves

A huge crack developing on the eastern side of the Ambukuthi Hills has led to concerns for the Edakkal Caves which are situated on it. About the Caves The Edakkal Caves are located on the Ambukuthi Hills (a part of the Western Ghats) on the Mysore Plateau, in Wayanad district of Kerala. It is located ..

Kerala to roll out a rapid test for COVID-19

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 ..

‘Break the Chain’ Campaign

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 uses robots to spread awareness about COVID-19

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 ..

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 ..