Karnataka Government Current Affairs - 2020

Karnataka approves New Information Technology Policy

On September 3, 2020, Karnataka cabinet approved a new Information Technology Policy, 2020. The policy will help the state to increase its contribution in achieving its goal of 1 trillion USD. Also, the policy will help the state to create six million jobs. The policy is to be executed between 2020 and 2025. Highlights The Read More…

GoI: Currently working on rejuvenation of 13 rivers

On September 3, 2020, the Union Minister Prakash Javadekar announced that the centre is working rejuvenation of 13 rivers. The minister announced this on the occasion of celebration of “Cauvery Calling” movement. Highlights The 13 rivers that are under rejuvenation are Beas, Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, Sutlej, Yamuna, Luni, Narmada, Godavari, Cauvery, Krishna, Mahanadi, and Brahmaputra. Read More…

Karnataka Government to build “Transit Homes” for Migrant Workers

The Karnataka Government is to build transit homes for migrant workers. The homes aim to provide better living conditions for the migrant workers. This is being launched because of the reverse migration in Karnataka amid lock down. Highlights The project is being launched with an inspiration from “Apna Ghar” project of Kerala. The expected cost Read More…

Apthamitra: Helpline and application launched by Karnataka Government

The State Government of Karnataka has launched “Apthamitra” mobile application and helpline to fight COVID-19. The application was launched by the Chief Minister of the state B S Yediyurappa. Highlights The application aims at providing medical guidance and advice on COVID-19. When a person has symptoms of COVID-19, he or she can call to the Read More…

PM Modi holds meeting regarding Extension of lockdown

On April 8, 2020, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a video conference with political leaders discussing the extension of lock down. Prime Minister has indicated that most of the suggestions he received was to extend the lock down. Highlights The GoI is trying on possible options to contain the spread of the virus. Following Read More…