18-19.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Karnataka: Resume midday meal rations for schoolchildren, say experts   A group of nutritionists, doctors, activists, lawyers and citizens has urged the state government to restart midday meal ration supply for government schoolchildren which has been stopped since June. After schools shut in March-end due to the pandemic, the government announced that … Read more

17.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Government school enrolment rises in rural Karnataka: Report Karnataka has seen a substantial increase in children joining government schools in the past two years, according to the Annual Status of Education Report (Rural) 2020 (Wave 1). The number of boys enrolling in rural Karnataka government schools in class 1 increased 15% to reach … Read more

16.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Review Vidyagama programme, Karnataka government tells schools   The education department has asked government teachers and other staff to be present in schools and review progress made by students under the Vidyagama programme next week. Teachers have also been asked to chalk out a learning plan and prepare material for students based on the review … Read more

15.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Drought mitigation project brings windfall for Wayanad farmer   An eco-restoration and drought mitigation project implemented by the state soil conservation department in Wayanad has opened up a potential road to riches for farmers. According to soil conservation department, the 2,000 reed clusters grown by Bhaskaran will yield a minimum of 20,000 poles each year from 2022.   Reed poles … Read more

14.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     Karnataka govt mulls Kannada test to shore up jobs for locals   In a bid to provide home advantage to Kannadigas, the state government is looking at introducing a Kannada Language Skill Test (Kannada Bhasha Kaushalya Parikshe) for those aspiring for a job or for admission in educational institutions in the state. The test … Read more

13.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka: ‘Will observe Kannada Kayaka Varsha to boost employment’   At a time when society and economic sectors are looking at means to emerge from the Covid-19 shadow that has taken a toll on lives and livelihoods, an additional challenge for people of Karnataka is to safeguard and strengthen their regional identity. This is more pertinent as … Read more

11-12.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Udupi’s CFR is lowest among K’taka dists   Udupi has the lowest Covid-19 case fatality rate (CFR) among all districts, but unlike Yadgir and Chitradurga, which also have a low CFR but refer critical cases to hospitals in Kalaburagi, Davanagere or Bengaluru, the coastal district handles all patients on its own.   Udupi had … Read more

10.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA     At Rs 10,000 crore, Karnataka got India’s highest FDI in April-June Karnataka got more than Rs 24,000 crore ($3,254 million) in foreign direct investment (FDI) between January and June 2020 — second highest in the country after Maharashtra, which raked in Rs 38,631 crore ($5,295m). A break-up of the data shows that in … Read more

09.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   State’s medical education hub set for regional centre of RGUHS Work on the third of four proposed regional centres mooted by Bengaluru-based Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS) got under way at Mangaluru. Kalaburagi regional centre of RGUHS is ready for inauguration. Preliminary work on Davangere regional centre has been initiated and the regional … Read more

08.10.20 Daily KPSC Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka to build flatted factories that firms can rent Karnataka has identified some areas around Bengaluru and other districts to build flatted factories that can be leased out to industries for short or long periods. A flatted factory is a multistorey complex where groups of units/firms can run individual operations while sharing some common … Read more