28.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Drones and UAVs to be used to resurvey lands in State   The government has decided to resurvey lands and properties in the State by employing state-of-the-art technologies, including drones and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), by roping in Survey of India.   The government has entered into an agreement with Survey of India. … Read more

27.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Drastic drop in number of RTE quota seats in private schools   In the next academic year, the number of seats reserved in private schools under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, will reduce by 96% — from 1.52 lakh in the 2018-19 academic year, to a likely drop of … Read more

26.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Drought effect: Karnataka likely to see 26% slump in food production Karnataka is staring at a huge fall in food production after having seen severe drought conditions during both kharif and rabi seasons in 2018-19. Officials in the agriculture department have estimated the slump in food grains and pulses production to be around 26%. The state … Read more

24-25.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   MCCs budget includes Mysuru Yogalakshmi scheme   The Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) presented the budget with an outlay of 775 crore for the year 2019-20. MCC introduced new schemes that included Rs.25,000 for each girl child born in government hospitalsin the City, pink toilets for the benefit of women, besides placing dust bins in buses and autorickshaws. Chairperson … Read more

23.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka launched a major water conservation scheme Jalamrutha   Karnataka State government launched a major water conservation scheme titled‘Jalamrutha’, which focuses on drought-proofing measures, including protection and rejuvenation of water bodies. The scheme was initiated by the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj Department and was cleared by the State Cabinet. Chief Minister D. Kumaraswamy launched the scheme in Bengaluru. Jalamrutha will deploy … Read more

22.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka launches digital platform for Agro land conversion   Karnataka government introduced a dedicated digital platform for the speedy processing of land records. Karnataka Revenue Minister R V Deshpande on Wednesday officially launched a single window service ‘landrecords.karnataka.gov.in’ for the hassle-free processing of agricultural land. The newly launched eco-system will complete the required process within … Read more

21.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka government to deliver services at doorstep   Citizens can hope to end their ordeal of running from pillar to post in government offices as the state government has embarked on implementing doorstep delivery of various services.   The e-governance department is leveraging Sevasindhu, an integrated portal which is a one-stop shop to … Read more

20.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Mobile tower guidelines yet to be notified by Karnataka government   Even though urban development minister UT Khader announced a new registration system for mobile towers, telecom towers not being allowed within a 50-metre radius of hospitals and schools and a grievance redressal mechanism at the district level.   The urban development department had announced that Karnataka will be the … Read more

19.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Drug cases, arrests dip 90% in Karnataka   Drug-related cases and arrests came down in Karnataka last year, with both police and the Narcotics Control Bureau saying it is in line with the nationwide trend and crediting it to sustained enforcement drives. But the dip in Karnataka is the sharpest at 90% as against 22-23% in … Read more

17-18.02.19 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Drones, Balloons Banned In Bengaluru Ahead Of Aero India 2019   Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones, aircraft systems and balloons have been banned in Bengaluru for security reasons during the five-day Aero India 2019 show.   Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will be participating in show and will be showcase around … Read more