31.10.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Affordable housing scheme: 44,000 of 3.4 lakh units complete   The Centre has sanctioned 3.4 lakh houses for the state, the third highest number of affordable houses in India under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban). “Of the 3.4 lakh houses sanctioned in June, 44,636 are ready and 53,625 are in various phases … Read more

30.10.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   ·        Farmers in Karnataka increase income through e-trading ð  Farmers in Karnataka are banking on technology to market their produce and double their income. They have been realising 38% to 40% per cent more income with the help of the e-trading interface, Unified Market Platform (UMP) run by Rashtriya e-Market Services, to facilitate bulk online … Read more

29.10.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Karnataka accounts for 25% of all investment plans in India   Karnataka has attracted the maximum amount of investment proposals in the first three quarters of 2018, leaving two major states, Gujarat and Maharashtra, way behind. Analysis of data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry show that with Rs 83,236 crore worth … Read more

27-28.10.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA       Leopard population in state up 30% in decade   Between 2006 and 2017, the leopard population in the state increased by nearly 30% — up from 1,070 in 2006 to 1,395 in 2017. And the 2017 census showed a 20% rise in the leopard count from the previous census conducted in … Read more

26.10.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Karnataka CM to launch three major road infrastructure works in Dharmasthala   Chief minister H D Kumaraswamy  will dedicate three major road infrastructure works amounting to Rs 23.5 crore in this temple town in the run up to mahamastakabhisheka of Lord Bahubali slated for February 2019. These infrastructure works will be a permanent contribution to mark … Read more

25.10.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Entrepreneurship scheme Samruddhi launched in Karnataka   The main objective is to impart skill development and benefit aspiring,young citizens from rural and tier II cities. The scheme, targeted at socially marginalized communities to provide them with skill development and alternate means of employment has a total cost of Rs.800 crore. For this, the government … Read more

24.10.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka mulls framing law to sell liquor online   The government is thinking of framing a law on the lines of what Maharashtra tried recently — enabling online sale and home-delivery of liquor in the state.   It would benefit both the state exchequer and consumers. “While the government can earn more revenue with increased … Read more

23.10.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Railway department may soon go solar at 3 Bengaluru stations   Going green, the railway department has installed a large number of solar panels at Hospet railway station, which falls under the Hubballi Railway division, and Mysuru railway station, reducing the electricity bill to a large extent. At the Hospet Railway Station, … Read more

22.10.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     ·        Karnataka losing forest cover at alarming rate ð  With the state government choosing development over ecology, the state is slowly heading towards the disappearance of the forest land. ð  In Karnataka, out of 15,860 hectares of forest land diverted for different projects, only 1,270 hectares of non-forest Compensatory Allotment land has been … Read more

20-21.10.18 Karanataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Karnataka remains on top in proposed investments   For the third year in a row, Karnataka is set to top the list of States attracting potential investments.   Till August, the State garnered a potential investment of ₹79,866 crore, which is nearly 60% more than Gujarat that received proposals for investment of ₹51,586 crore … Read more