Dileep V Kumar

Kerala floods one month after: Biodiversity assessment likely to miss deadline

KSBB chairman SC Joshi told Express that the flood impact assessment would commence soon.

17 minutes ago

‘Punarjani’ to quench the thirst of Vembayam panchayat

The study further found that this project can gradually do away with the acute water shortage in some wards.

3 hours ago

Local Self-Government Department to prepare for disasters

According to the Local Self-Government Department (LSGD), local bodies have been instructed to constitute such a new working group by September 28.

23 hours ago

Kerala government sanctions Rs 9.65 crore to pay pensions withheld for four months

Statistics with the department reveals around 59,621 ineligible persons were drawing pensions.

23 Sep 2018

Kerala State AIDS Control Society urges government to frame rules for HIV and AIDS Act

It has also stressed the need to appoint an ombudsman for inquiring into the violations of the provisions of the Act.

22 Sep 2018

IT Virtual Cadre operations area widened for effective functioning

The move by the Electronics and IT Department will expand the ambit of the Virtual Cadre’s operations.

21 Sep 2018

Kerala health department yet to ink pact with central government

It is learnt the department is waiting for the report of a six-member committee, which is working out the procedures and cost to be covered under AB-NHPM.

19 Sep 2018

Local Self-Government Department steps in to fix pension anomalies

In an order addressed to secretaries of corporation, municipalities and grama panchayaths, the LSGD has directed the authorities to identify those who were erroneously listed as ineligible.

18 Sep 2018

Plan takes shape for mental rehab of flood-hit kids

Presuming the devastating floods might have taken a toll on the mental health of the children, the state government is planning a slew of interventions.

14 Sep 2018

Kerala puts rubber check dams on the fast track

Amid debates over the ability of concrete reservoirs and check dams to withstand floods, the government has fast-paced its efforts to introduce rubber check dams in the state.

11 Sep 2018

Kerala: K K Shailaja tries to broker peace in homoeo row

 KGHMOA general secretary J Boban said the IMA may have started feeling the heat on account of  homoeopathy’s growing acceptability among the public.

10 Sep 2018

Kerala-Tamil Nadu joint survey warns of vector-borne disease outbreak

A vector survey carried out jointly by Kerala and Tamil Nadu Health Departments has come out with a clear-cut warning on the possible outbreak of vector-borne diseases in flood-hit areas.

09 Sep 2018

Kerala government to help ward off acute stress disorders in flood survivors

To take stock of the status of mental health among the survivors the Health Department is planning to come out with a year-long project in flood-hit areas.

07 Sep 2018

Disaster Management Department forms committee to compile flood damage data

They, in turn, will inspect the house/shop/building in person.

05 Sep 2018

Governmen to revive comprehensive accident insurance scheme

When asked about this, KMSCL general manager S R Dileepkumar said it was only a week ago the agency had received such a direction from the government.

03 Sep 2018