Current Affairs 2024

Indian Aviation retains FAA Category-1 status [21 Apr 2023]

India has retained the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) Category-1 status. Notably, air carriers of Category-1 countries are permitted to operate or expand their services to destinations in the US and codeshare with US air carriers. The US FAA, under its IASA programme, had conducted an audit of India's Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) in the areas covering aircraft operations, airworthiness, and personnel licensing. The Category-1 determination has come at a time when Indian aviation is on a high growth trajectory and air carriers in India have major capacity induction and expansion plans.

16th National Civil Service Day Celebrated on 21st April 2023 [21 Apr 2023]

President Smt. Draupadi Murmu and Vice President Shri Jagdeep Dhankhar greeted all Civil Servent on Civil Servant Day on 21st April 2023. The President commended the Civil Servants for their service to the nation, mentioning that the civil services have upheld the highest values of public administration, as envisaged by Sardar Patel, and formed a framework for good governance. The vice president complimented all Civil servants for their tireless efforts in ensuring that developmental benefits reach every citizen of the country.

India, Vietnam reiterates their commitment to UNCLOS to ensure a free and open Indo Pacific [20 Apr 2023]

Indian and Vietnam have emphasized the significance of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and reiterated their commitment to resolving any disputes in accordance with international law, rejecting threats and unilateral actions that alter the status quo. National Security Adviser, Shri Ajit Doval held a delegation-level meeting on bilateral security, and defence ties to maintain peace, prosperity, and stability in their countries, the region, and the world. The leaders further reaffirmed the importance of maintaining and promoting peace, stability, maritime safety and security, and freedom of navigation and overflight in the Indo-Pacific Region.

Buddhist Summit in New Delhi [20 Apr 2023]

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Global Buddhist Summit in New Delhi. The Ministry of Culture in collaboration with its grantee body International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) hosted the Global Buddhist Summit(GBS) at the Ashok Hotel. Eminent scholars, Sangha leaders, and Dharma practitioners from all over the world attended the conference. There were 173 international participants comprising 84 Sangha members and 151 Indian delegates comprising 46 Sangha members, 40 nuns, and 65 laity from outside Delhi. Nearly 200 persons from the NCR region also participated in the conference including more than 30 Ambassadors from foreign Embassies.

Harmanpreet Kaur Named Wisden Cricketer of the Year 2023 [18 Apr 2023]

Wisden, the prestigious maga¬zine of the Cricket world unveiled the names of five cricketers as its Cricketers of the Year 2023. Harmanpreet Kaur, the captain of the Indian cricket team, made history by becoming the first-ever Indian woman to be selected as one of the Wisden Cricketers of the Year. The Wisden Cricketers of the Year award is a prestigious honour presented by the Wisden Almanack, one of the world's most respected cricketing publications, which has been in existence since 1889. The award acknowledges outstanding cricketing performances by players from all over the world.

Global Conference on Compressed Biogas (CBG) 17th - 18th April [17 Apr 2023]

IFGE- CBG Producers Forum is organizing Two Day Global Conference on Compressed Biogas under the theme “Towards Progressive Policy Framework for a Robust CBG Foundation and Growth” supported by the Ministry for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India. The Conference is being held on 17th & 18th April 2023 at Silver Oak, Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi, with the objective to apprise the industry regarding the initiatives taken by the Government of India for the development of the Compressed Biogas Industry and to identify the areas where policy modifications are required. India is dedicated to achieving a net zero target by 2070, there are several initiatives taken by current leadership and government by various means to reduce emissions. Compressed Biogas (CBG) has also an important role in emission reduction and it is being promoted by SATAT Scheme (Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation). CBG has higher calorific value and properties similar to CNG and can be utilized as an alternative green renewable and can replace CNG in automotive, industrial, and commercial areas, given the abundance of biomass availability within the country. The discussion will focus on Feedstock availability, CBG Offtake, Fermented Organic Manure, Carbon Credits, Incentives, Investment and Financing for the CBG Industry, and Biofuel Policies of different States + CBG producers on state policies & international experiences.

Nandini Gupta Crowned Miss India World 2023 [15 Apr 2023]

Nandini Gupta, a 19-year-old girl from Rajasthan, emerged winner of the Miss India World 2023 crown at the Grand Finale event of the 59th edition of the beauty pageant held in Imphal, Manipur. Along with Nandini, the country got its new beauty queens of the year including Shreya Poonja from Delhi who became the first runner-up, and Manipur's Thounao- jam Strela Luwang as 2nd runner-up. Nandini will represent India at the 71st Miss World pageant, which will take place in the United Arab Emirates.

First Ambedkar Circuit Tourist Train Tour Approved by Central Government [14 Apr 2023]

The Bharat Gaurav Tourist train tour on Ambedkar Circuit was started by the Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. The Bharat Gatirav Tourist train aims to give glimpses of the life of Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Ambedkar to all the passengers. The train also aims to promote domestic tourism and the spirit of, Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat. The government under the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi has developed the sites related to Babasaheb Ambedkar not only in India but also in London. IRCTC in association with the Ministry of Tourism is operating its first tour on the Ambedkar circuit on an 8-day special tour from Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station starting 14 April, 2023. The Yatra will include a visit to prominent places associated with the life of Baba Saheb Ambedkar like New Delhi, Mhow, Nagpur, and sacred Buddhist sites like Sanchi, Sarnath, Gaya, and Rajgir, and Nalanda in the tour itinerary.

2nd meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) under the Indian G20 Presidency [14 Apr 2023]

The second meeting of G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) under the Indian G20 Presidency was held on 12-13 April 2023, on the margins of the 2023 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group. Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, the Governor of, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Shaktikanta Das jointly chaired the meeting. The meeting saw the participation of around 350 delegates from G20 members, 13 invitee countries, and various international and regional organizations. The meeting was organized in three sessions covering the Global Economy, International Financial Architecture, Sustainable Finance, Financial Sector, Financial Inclusion, and International Taxation. The goal of this FMCBG meeting was to deliberate on the progress made by the various workstreams of the G20 Finance Track on the deliverables that were tasked to them by the Ministers and Governors in the February G20 FMCBG Chair’s Summary and Outcome Document and to seek guidance on the way forward. During the session on Global Economy and International Financial Architecture, members discussed the key challenges to the global economic outlook, including the war in Ukraine, food and energy insecurity, climate change, and recent risks to financial stability. Members agreed that the G20 can contribute to building a common understanding on fostering a conducive environment for global economic recovery, and ensuring that the most vulnerable countries and sections of the population are adequately protected.

India Improved its Ranking by 6 Spots in Global Business Environment Rankings in 2023 [13 Apr 2023]

India improved its ranking by six spots in the latest Business Environment Rankings (BER) globally, according to data released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The upward shift is due to its improved score in parameters like technological readiness, political environment, and foreign investment among others. The BER measures the attractiveness of the business environment in 82 countries on a quarterly basis across 91 indicators.

Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi inaugurates Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Young Authors’ Conference in New Delhi [12 Apr 2023]

Minister of State for Culture & External Affairs, Smt. Meenakashi Lekhi inaugurated the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Young Authors’ Conference today, in the presence of Prof. Govind Prasad Sharma Chairman, National Book Trust India, Smt. Saumya Gupta IAS, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Education, and Shri Yuvraj Malik Director, National Book Trust India. The Conference has been organized by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India on 12-13 April 2023 at The Leela Palace, New Delhi, with National Book Trust India as the Implementing Agency. The theme of the Conference is Civilizational Dialogue amongst the SCO member nations – Perspectives from Young Scholars, with the sub-themes of History & Philosophy, Economy, Religion, Culture, Literature, and Science & Medicine. The two-day SCO Young Authors’ Conference will provide a dynamic platform to explore the avenues of modern education, training, and advanced training of youth, wider involvement in entrepreneurial activities and innovative projects.

Kumar Mangalam Birla Gets AIMA's 'Business Leader of the Decade' Honour [11 Apr 2023]

Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of Aditya Birla Group, was honoured with the 'Business Leader of the Decade Award' at the All India Management Association's (AIMA) 13th Managing India Awards ceremony in New Delhi. Birla, who is credited for taking control of the diversified group and successfully consolidating its operations since his early days, won the award for his contributions to the Indian industry over the last decade. Tata Steel Chairman T.V. Narendran was awarded with 'AIMA-JRD Tata Corporate Leadership' award. Leading engineering services company ABB India bagged the 'MNC in India of the Year' award. Rahul Kanwal, News Director, of India Today, and Aajtak, and Executive Director of Business Today, won the award for his 'Outstanding Contribution to Media' in the latest edition of AIMA Managing India Awards. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organisation for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India, was recognised for the 'Outstanding PSU of the Year' award.

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) Gets 'Miniratna Category-1' Status [10 Apr 2023]

Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has been accorded the status of Miniratna Category-I Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE). Incorporated in the year 2011, SECI is the primary implementing agency of the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Govt, of India for Renewable Energy schemes/projects towards fulfillment of India's international commitments. Till date, SECI has awarded Renewable Energy (RE) project capacities of over 56 GW. SECI is also active in setting up of projects through its own investments as well as for other public sector entities as Project Management Con¬sultant (PMC). SECI enjoys the highest credit rating of AAA by ICRA. SECI has played a central role in the rapid increase of RE generation capacity in the country and has contributed towards the nation's climate commitments, carbon emis¬sion reduction strategies, and sustainable energy transition.

UIDAI - IIT Bombay join hands to develop touchless biometric capture system [10 Apr 2023]

Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has joined hands with the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-Bombay) to develop a robust touchless biometric capture system for easier usage by people anytime, anywhere. As part of the memorandum of understanding, UIDAI and IIT Bombay will carry out joint research to build a mobile capture system for fingerprints along with a liveness model integrated with the capture system. The touchless biometric capture system, once developed and operational, will allow fingerprint authentication from home alike face authentication. The new system is expected to capture multiple fingerprints at one go and aid the authentication success rate further. The new system once in place will be an addition to the existing facilities available in the Aadhaar ecosystem. Such a system will use an intelligent combination of signal/image processing and machine learning/deep learning with a common mobile phone available to most citizens with a good user experience. This will be a step forward in making Universal Authenticator a reality. The collaboration between UIDAI and IIT Bombay through its National Centre of Excellence in Technology for Internal Security (NCETIS) will lead to joint engagement in research and development (R&D) for the development of a system for UIDAI. The NCETIS is a joint initiative by IIT Bombay and the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), under its flagship Digital India Programme. The NCETIS is aimed at developing indigenous technology solutions for Internal Security forces in broad areas of Electronic System Design and Manufacturing.

Home Minister launches Vibrant villages programme in Kibithoo of Arunachal Pradesh [10 Apr 2023]

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah launched the Vibrant Villages Programme at Kibithoo - a border village in Arunachal Pradesh. The goal of this project is to stop migration from all the villages of the entire northern border, promote tourism, and provide facilities akin to cities.

Telangana Generates Electricity from Vegetable Waste [09 Apr 2023]

The Bowenpally Vegetable Market has caught Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attention for its innovative waste management system. PM praised the one-of-its-kind bioelectricity, biofuel, and bio-manure generation project during one of Mann Ki Baat episodes. Srinivas, Secretary, Bowenpally’s vegetable market, highlighted that every ounce of vegetable and fruit waste collected from this market is used to generate around 500 units of electricity and 30 kg of biofuel. The electricity generated provides electricity to streetlights, 170 stalls, an administration building, and the water supply network. Meanwhile, the biofuel produced is pumped to the market's commercial kitchen. The Biogas plant is now called the "path to a sustainable future”. The canteen in the market is being run by the electricity generated through the plant established. The market yard requires 650-700 units of power and about 7-8 tons of vegetable waste generated to produce 400 units of electricity on average. As a result, the marketplace is also kept clean and pollution free. Various international delegates have also visited the plant and appreciated our efforts. Bowenpally’s waste-to-energy plant generates employment for women by providing opportunities for them to work in various roles such as sorting and segregating waste, operating machinery, and managing administrative tasks. This plant offers women workers a steady income along with an opportunity for skill development.

Droupadi Murmu Becomes 3rd President of India to Fly Fighter Jet [08 Apr 2023]

The President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu, took a historic sortie in a Sukhoi 30 MKI fighter aircraft at the Tezpur Air Force Station in Assam. The President, who is the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces, flew for approximately 30 minutes covering Brahmaputra and Tezpur valley with a view of the Himalayas before returning to the Air Force Station. The aircraft was flown by Group CaptainNaveen Kumar, Commanding Officer of the 106 Squadron. The aircraft flew at a height of about two kilometers above sea level and at a speed of about 800 kilometers per hour. President Murmu is the third President and second woman President (after Pratibha Patil) to undertake such a sortie. On the other hand, former Presidents APJ Abdul Kalam and Ramnath Kovind had also made similar sorties in Sukhoi 30 fighter aircraft at the IAF station in Pune, Maharashtra. In 2009, former President Pratibha Patil had flown in the frontline fighter aircraft.

NMDC felicitates its Brand Ambassador and World Champion Nikhat Zareen [06 Apr 2023]

NMDC celebrated the recent victory of its Brand Ambassador Nikhat Zareen at the 2023 IBA World Boxing Championship at a felicitation ceremony organized by NMDC at Hyderabad on Wednesday. The function was chaired by Shri Amitava Mukherjee, CMD (Additional Charge), NMDC, and attended by Shri Dilip Kumar Mohanty, Director (Production), NMDC, and other dignitaries. At the age of 26, Nikhat is the second Indian boxer to have won back-to-back Golds at the World Boxing Championships. Lauding it's Brand Ambassador, NMDC said, the company is proud to be represented by someone who epitomizes strength and shares her commitment to bringing honour to the country. Nikhat Zareen represents the hopes and aspirations of New India and NMDC is supporting her journey to the Asian Games in Hangzhou and the 2024 Olympics in Paris.

RBI to launch centralised portal PRAVAAH for licencing, approval applications [06 Apr 2023]

RBI has decided unanimously to keep the policy repo rate unchanged 6.50 per cent with readiness to act, should the situation so warrant. consequently, the Standing Deposit Facility rate will remain unchanged at 6.25 per cent and the Marginal Standing Facility rate and the Bank Rate at 6.27 per cent. The RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das informed that a secured web based centralised portal named as 'PRAVAAH'(platform for Regulatory Application, Validation And AutHorisation) will be developed, to entities to apply for license/ authorisation or regulatory approvals from the Reserve Bank. It will search across multiple banks for possible unclaimed bank deposits.

Three New Resources Under AIM launched to Empower Young Minds [06 Apr 2023]

NITI Ayog has launched three new resources to promote innovation and creativity among young people in the country as part of the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). The resources launched include the ATL Tinkering Curriculum is a structured program for hands-on learning in areas ranging from basic electronics and mechanics to cutting-edge technologies like 3D Printing and the Internet of Things. The Equipment Manual offers comprehensive guidance on the equipment provided in Atal Tinkering Labs. The Calendar of Activities for 2023-24 outlines a yearlong schedule of events, Workshops, and competitions aimed at promoting innovation and entrepreneurship among students. with these resources, teachers, mentors, and students across India will have access to the tools and skills necessary to innovate for a better future.

India Unveils Dynamic Foreing Trade Policy with Long-Term Focus [05 Apr 2023]

India has unveiled its much-awaited Foreign Trade Policy, breaking with tradition by adopting a "long-term" focus instead of the usual five-year Policy. The new Policy seeks to make the Indian Rupee a global Currency and allow international trade settlement in the domestic currency. The policy aims to boost exports, with Union Minister Piyush Goyal announcing plans for a massive outreach globally in the next four months. The focus will shift from incentives to a remission and entitlement-based regime, with benefits extended to e-commerce exports estimated to grow to US $200-3000 billion by 2030. The Value limit for exports through courier services will be increased from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 10 lakh per consignment. Faridabad, Moradabad, Mirzapur, and Varanasi Have been declared as towns of export obligation have been introducing. The policy will also automate some trade approvals and cut charges for medium-sized and small businesses to secure some government-backed benefits.

India Japan Agree to Further Enhance Defence Cooperation [05 Apr 2023]

India and Japan have reaffirmed their commitment to strengthen their defence partnership, agreeing to explore more ways to boost their bilateral cooperation. The 7th India-Japan Defence Policy Dialogue was held in New Delhi on 5th April 2023 where various issues were discussed, including service-level exercises and collaboration, security concerns in the region, and collaboration on defence technology and equipment. The meeting was led by Shri Giridhar Aramane India's Defence Secretary, and Mr Oka Masami, Japan's Vice Minister of Defence for International Affairs. Both countries expressed their satisfaction with the growing cooperation between their services, evident through talks and exercises.

India, Bhutan Agree to Set Up Integrated Check post, Rail Link to Boost Cooperation [05 Apr 2023]

The King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk paid a three-day visit to India from 3rd to 5th April 2023. During his stay in New Delhi. The King of Bhutan and the India Prime Minister held a meeting during which they discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation. India has pledged to increase its support for Bhutan's upcoming five-year plan and work on long-term arrangements for the export of agricultural commodities, petroleum, and coal. The Two countries are also considering setting up the first Integrated Check Post and the Kokrajhar-Gelephu rail link project .

Status of Implementation of Third Bodo Accord, 2020 [05 Apr 2023]

A Memorandum of Settlement (MoS) was signed between the Government of India, the Government of Assam, and representatives of Bodo Groups on 27.01.2020 to end the decades-old Bodo crisis. Most of the clauses of MoS have been implemented which include the surrender of 1615 cadres along with arms and ammunition, the setting up of the Bodo Kachari Welfare Council; the establishment of a separate Directorate of Bodo Medium Schools; the creation of a separate Welfare of Bodoland Department to deal with matters relating to councils under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution including Bodo Territorial Council (BTC), etc. Clause 10.1 of the MoS provides for a Special Development Package of Rs. 1500 crore (Rs. 750 crore by GoI and Rs. 750 crore by Govt. of Assam) for undertaking specific projects. Illustrative lists have been appended at Annexure-II, III & IV of MoS, including Central University, North-East Regional Institute of Medical Science, National Institute of Technology, etc. A Joint Monitoring Committee with representatives of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of Assam, BTC, and Bodo organizations monitors the implementation of MoS regularly.

India - Srilanka Annual Bilateral Maritime Exercise (SLINEX-23) [04 Apr 2023]

The 10th edition of IN-SLN bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-23 is scheduled at Colombo from 03 - 08 April 2023. The exercise is being conducted in two phases: the Harbour Phase from 03-05 April 2023, followed by a Sea Phase from 06-08 April 2023. Indian Navy is being represented by INS Kiltan, an indigenous Kamorta class ASW corvette, and INS Savitri, an Offshore Patrol Vessel. The Sri Lanka Navy is represented by SLNS Gajabahu and SLNS Sagara. Maritime Patrol Aircraft, helicopters, and Special Forces from both sides would also participate in the exercise. The previous edition of SLINEX was conducted off Visakhapatnam from 07-12 March 2022.

Finland Joins NATO as 31st Nation [04 Apr 2023]

Finland became NATO's newest member upon depositing its instrument of accession to the North Atlantic Treaty with the United States at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. NATO Allies signed Finland's Accession Protocol on 5 July 2022, after which all 30 national parliaments voted to ratify the country's membership. Joining NATO places Finland under the alliance's Article 5, the collective defense pledge that an attack on one member "shall be considered an attack against them all". This was the guarantee Finnish leaders decided they needed as they watched Russian President Vladimir Putin's devastating assault on Ukraine.

Denmark becomes the first country to import CO2 and store under 'Greensand' Project [03 Apr 2023]

Denmark inaugurates a project to store carbon dioxide 1,800 meters beneath the North Sea, the first country in the world to bury CO2 imported from abroad. The CO2 graveyard, where the carbon is injected to prevent further warming of the atmosphere, is on the site of an old oilfield. Led by British chemical giant Ineos and German Oil Company Wintershall Dea, the 'Greensand' project is expected to store up to eight million tonnes of CO2 per year by 2030. Still in their infancy and costly, carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects aim to capture and then trap CO2 in order to mitigate global warming. Around 30 projects are currently operational or under development in Europe but unlike other projects that store CO2 emissions from nearby industrial sites, Greensand distinguishes itself by bringing in the carbon from far away.

Per Capita Income in Rural and Urban Areas [03 Apr 2023]

Government compiles estimates of rural and urban income, in terms of Per Capita Net Value Added (NVA), only in the base year of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) series, which is currently 2011-12. The per capita NVA for rural and urban areas was Rs.40,925 and Rs.98,435 respectively in the year 2011-12. Government does not compile estimates of the average per capita income among the men and women, SCs and STs in the country. The primary policy objective of the Government is the development of all segments of the population. Its focus on inclusive growth is reflected in its commitment to Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas to reduce poverty and inequality, provide social security, income generation, and livelihood options, and improve the quality of life of the vulnerable sections of the population in the country. In this regard, the Government is implementing a number of targeted programmes such as Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM), National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP), Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDU-GKY), Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY), Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, Stand Up India Scheme, Umbrella Programmes for Development of Minorities and Other Vulnerable Groups, Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojna, fund transfer under PM-KISAN, PM Fasal Bima Yojana claim payments, fertiliser subsidies, interest subvention for dairy cooperatives and Agri-Infrastructure Fund for farm gate infrastructure etc.

First PM MITRA Park Inaugurated at Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu [03 Apr 2023]

The first PM - MITRA Park ( prime Minister's Mege Integrated Textile Region and Apparel) has been inaugurated at Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu. This will not only boost the local economy and will prove beneficial for the youth of the State but will also enable Tamil Nadu to have a greater share in the man-made fiber and technical textiles market globally thus boosting India's efforts to be a global hub for textiles. A first of its kind, the textile park spreads across 1056 acres and will provide at least 1 lakh direct employment and 2 lakh indirect employment opportunities.

IMF Approves Sri Lanka's Much-Awaited Bailout Package [02 Apr 2023]

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved Sri Lanka's bailout program under an Extended Fund Facility. Following the decision the IMF announced that Sri Lanka will immediately receive an initial disbursement of US$ 333 million. The extended fund facility of US$ 3 billion will be available through tranches over a 4 year period.

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