Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Cochin airport first solar powered in India

Cochin airport becomes the first airport in india to run on solar power; spread over 50 acres project is estimated to generate approximately 50,000 units of electricity daily. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today inaugurated a 12 MW solar power project for Cochin International Airport. 
The project is reportedly the single largest solar project which has been constructed in an airport in India. It is spread over 50 acres The project is estimated to generate approximately 50,000 units of electricity daily. Through this project, coupled with an earlier installed capacity of 1.1 MW, the CIAL will technically become 'grid power neutral'.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Kerala Budget 2015-16

Kerala Budget 2015-16: K.M.Mani, Hon'ble Minister for Finance,Govt.of Kerala presenting the Kerala Budget for 2015-16 before the Kerala Legislative Assembly on 13th March 2015

Kerala Budget Speech  2015-16 in PDF
Kerala Budget Speech  2015-16 (Malayalam)

Kerala Budget Speech  2015-16 (English)         

Kerala govt to create billion-dollar campus for startups

Kerala government is working on a master plan to create a billion dollar startups campus, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said on Wednesday. Chandy was speaking after inaugurating the distribution of startup boxes to 50 young mobile app developers as part of the Youth Entrepreneurs Scheme (YES) 2015, of which the Kerala Startup Mission is the implementing agency.
The startup boxes have vital gadgets for mobile app developers to get started -- a MacBook, iPhone, Google Nexus, Kindles and Arduino starter kit. Putting forward a development strategy for the state, the chief minister said the vibrant business environment created by the young generation entrepreneurs and experienced Non-Resident Keralites can transform Kerala to a developed state by 2030.

Jobs in KELTRON - Last date 11th September 2015

Kerala State Electronics Development Corporation Ltd. (KELTRON), Thiruvananthapuram is on the lookout for the following 127 Trainees and experienced professionals on regular basis  :
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Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim wins Kerala State Film Awards

Malayalam hero Nivin Pauly bagged the best performing artist title alongside Sudev Nair while Nazriya Nazim was declared the best on-screen female character in the 45th Kerala State Film Awards, reported here yesterday. Nazriya won the acknowledgment for her execution in super hit motion pictures ‘Om Shanti Oshana’ and ‘Bangalore Days’.
The announcement of the prestigious Kerala state film award to 20-year-old Nazriya Nazim on Monday has stoked a controversy on social media platforms with several people slamming the decision of the government. Many questioned why the government would choose to bestow such a huge honour on Nazriya who has donned the lead role in very few Malayalam films.