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 …

16.03.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA Targeted beneficiary schemes combating hunger, nutritional issues: Official   The targeted beneficiary schemes introduced by the State government and the enactment of the National Food Security Act, 2013, by the Centre have helped stave off starvation deaths despite persistent drought in Read More …

21-22.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   State to get Centre for Excellence in Agriculture   To consolidate the position of Bengaluru as the startup capital of the country, Minister for IT, BT and Tourism Priyank Kharge announced setting up of the Centre for Excellence Read More …

10.01.18 Karnataka (KPSC) Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Karnataka saw 5% dip in road accidents last year   ð  The state witnessed a 5% drop in the number of road accidents in the first nine months of 2017 compared to the corresponding period of 2016, reveal findings of Read More …

Diseases – Communicable diseases, Endemic diseases

Diseases – Communicable diseases, Endemic diseases Top 10 Causes of Death (Source: WHO World Health Statistics 2012) Ischemic heart disease 12 % Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 11% Stroke 9% Diarrheal disease 6% Lower respiratory infections 5% Preterm birth complications 4% Read More …

Control of Pests and Crop Disease

Control of Pests and crop Disease Agriculture is the single largest sector of India that provides the principal means of livelihood for over 58.4% of country’s population. It contributes approximately one-fifth of the total gross domestic product (GDP). Agriculture accounts Read More …

Post harvest technology and value addition in Food Processing

Post harvest technology and value addition in Food Processing While increased productivity is an essential component of a vibrant agricultural sector, improved post-harvest handling and processing is essential to ensure high-quality products reach the markets. Too often, even when the Read More …

15.10.17 (KPSC) Karnataka Daily Current Affairs

KARNATAKA   Casteism comes in the way of Matrupoorna scheme   Pregnant women in some villages are refusing to have freshly cooked meals provided to them under the Matrupoorna scheme because it is cooked by women belonging to Scheduled Castes Read More …