The state government approved the rules for the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013, which is regarded as a major shot in the arm to several development projects that were stalled in the name of land acquisition.

The vision of the Policy is to transform Kerala into a vibrant entrepreneurial society through inclusive, eco-friendly and sustainable economic growth.

The Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission hereby publishes under sub-section (3) of Section 181 of the Electricity Act, 2003, the following draft of the Kerala State Electricity Regulatory Commission (Renewable Energy) Regulations, 2015.

The draft policy on scientific mining released by the State Planning Board proposes to encourage geomapping of mineral resources in the state and minimising of environmental damage. The new Scientific Mining Policy describes itself as a three legged stool.

Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) audit report criticised Kerala Water Authority (KWA) for not providing safe drinking water to people of Kerala and asks the state government to urgently formulate schemes for sustainability of water resources and ensure water security.

Government of Kerala has been working on a strategy for action in the state in response to Climate Change. It is proposed to identify specific vulnerabilities and plan appropriate responses keeping those in focus.

This policy approved by Kerala government aims to create 500 mw solar power capacity by 2017. It envisages use of tribal land for solar power projects & says that the land ownership rights shall continue to fully vest with the original owner (tribal).Read text of Kerala Solar Energy Policy 2013.

Kerala Perspective Plan 2030 (KPP 2030) is a twenty year integrated strategic plan with a concrete policy framework and a well-defined Action Plan. Read the draft.

In an effort to bring a positive change in the lives of lakhs of farmers, the state agriculture department will propagate the concept of ‘intelligent farming’.

Read text of the draft health policy 2013 released by the Kerala government. Its objective is to position good health as the product of development agenda including water supply, nutrition, sanitation, prevention of ecological degradation, respect for citizens rights and gender sensitivity.