Now different cultures may eat differently, but in several places across the globe many people go hungry on a daily basis. Karnataka, however is in the news for a breakfast scheme for pourakarmikas, that is sure to win the hearts of many
- Work and eat: Over 25,000 pourakarmikas will be served breakfast every day under the new scheme of government of Karnataka.
- Breakfast from the Budget: The programme was part of the 2016-17 BBMP budget in which Rs. 10 crore had been earmarked for this initiative.
- Low cost high energy: will cost the civic body Rs. 20 and will be served in the ward offices, mustering centres and other BBMP buildings.
Now this is surely, breakfast of the champions, for the people who work hard like champions.
Much has been said and written about the brand Bengaluru in the past few days about the Tech capital’s flailing brand image. And while Many naysayers have been crying the Game of Throne-esque “coming of winter”, for now May is coming. Theresa May, the new guest in Namma Bengaluru.
Brand Bengaluru is deemed to benefit from the coming of Theresa May. The British PM has chosen to visit the city to expand international ties, as the country prepares to exit the European Union. Now whether we are on team exit or team stay, one fact which is here to stay that this means better consolidation of economic ties.
This is the first time that May is venturing beyond the geographic boundaries of EU and this one, in India’s IT capital is sure to spark some real investor confidence.
Priyank Kharge has stated that “Contrary to the opinion of a few skeptics, the state has been attracting more investments and rated very high in terms of investment potential. So the May seems to be here to stay
After hearing a lot of armchair discussion over the steel flyover, it is quite refreshing to hear the voice of the people who are the direct beneficiaries. Over 500 residents of North Bengaluru came forward to show support for steel bridge and staged a demonstration at the Esteem Mall.
Residents from Sahakarnagar, Vidyaranyapura, Yelahanka, Jakkur, Amruthnagar and Kempapura protested against the Citizens for Bengaluru group which has opposed the project citing environmental and aesthetic concerns.
Not only have the residents shown their approval for the project, but also emphasized the importance of the project for the region of North Bengaluru, which suffers from poor connectivity and isolation due to traffic congestions, at present. The residents also reiterated the need to supplement the flyover with metro connectivity.
The residents of North Bengaluru have spoken for the steel flyover. When will you?
What’s brewing? International Coffee day. It’s time to celebrate the lovely brew yet again, Karnataka coffee lovers! Namma Karnataka delves into Karnataka’s contribution towards the distinct coffee culture in India.
Coffee has been cultivated in the Karnataka for more than 300 years. It was first introduced in India through Chikmagalur, where the first coffee blossom was grown in Baba Budan.
But Mysore beans have been a favorite for coffee lovers throughout the years. Karnataka’s famous Mysore coffee, is popular among coffee connoisseurs for its distinct flavour. The beans are long, bluish grey colored and the coffee has a very mild and subtle flavor.
So go ahead and explore your favorite coffee flavor on the occasion of the international coffee day.
India has jumped 16 ranks to settle at the 39th spot on the global competitiveness index prepared by the World Economic Forum, which lists 138 countries. This sprint was not possible without Karnataka’s start-ups being funded and supported by the Karnataka government as a matter of policy. Karnataka funds around 100 startups every year under the Idea2POC Startup Policy.
Lately, the Karnataka Startup Cell has funded Rs 2 crore in eight startups to mark the world tourism day. AAO Hostel, Highway Delite, Highir Technologies, Digitour Technologies, Aseuro Technology, Trip Diary, Moving up Products and Trip on Food. These startups were selected after inviting proposals from early stage startups for innovative solutions and products.
Priyank Kharge, minister of IT & BT, Tourism, Government of Karnataka, said, “This is a first of its kind initiative in the country and it is a great opportunity for startups in tourism sector to showcase their technology solutions and pitch to the government and a panel of industry experts directly on the occasion of World Tourism Day.”