15-16.04.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Study: Ambulance not accessible to 50% of pregnant women   The Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY), a health scheme for SC/ST and BPL families, has recorded an impressive performance by reducing maternal and neonatal mortality by promoting institutional deliveries in Read More …

30.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Pesticide-free’ poly-houses are catching on   At a time when all things “organic” is the buzzword, poly-houses are becoming a cause for concern due to high pesticide residues in the produce following indiscriminate use of chemicals.   In fact, Read More …

29.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Proposal to increase retirement age of lecturers in government colleges   The Department of Higher Education certainly thinks so, and has proposed to increase the retirement age of degree college lecturers from 60 to 62 years, and for university Read More …

Fertilizers

Fertilizers All plants need certain mineral nutrients to survive. These minerals occur naturally in the soil and are taken up from the soil by the roots of the plants. Most soils usually have enough of these minerals to keep plants Read More …

Utilization of public fund

Utilization of public fund Intergovernmental transfers from the centre to the states takes place through three channels: statutory and other transfers mandated by the Finance Commission, formula-based transfers for State Plan Schemes through the Planning Commission, and other discretionary transfers Read More …