PIB & Other Factual NEWS Analysis 30/05/2020 | TEMS IAS

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1)K-FON Project of Kerala to be implemented by December:-On May 30, 2020, the Kerala Government announced that the ambitious project of the state called the K-FON (Kerala Fibre Optic Network) project is to be implemented by December 2020.

Under the K-FON project the Kerala Government aims to link all the houses and offices in the state with optical fibre network.

The project is to be implemented by the State IT Infrastructure Limited and State Electricity Board, both owned by the State Government.

The project will ptovide net connectivity to all families even to those that do not fall under Below Poverty Line at affordable rates.

2)May 31: World No Tobacco Day
Theme: Protecting Youth
The World Health Organization reports that around 17% of young people in the age of 15 and 24 are smoking.

3)Free Online Career Skills Training under National Career Service Project:- The Ministry of Labour and Employment is to provide Career Skills Training under its National Career Service Project in partnership with TCS.

The National Career Service Project will provide employment related services to career counselling, job matching, vocational guidance, job search, information on skill development courses, etc. Around 1000 employment exchanges are integrated with NCS. This includes 200 model career centres as well.

The National Career Service mainly works to bridge gaps between the people searching for jobs and those that hire them.

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