Union Budget 2022: Highlights

Union Budget 2022: Highlights Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has presented the 10th Union Budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament. This is the fourth budget presentation by FM Sitharaman. Highlights- FM expressed empathy with those who had to bear adverse health and economic effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic. India’s…

Padma Awards 2022

Padma Awards 2022 On the eve of the country‚Äôs 73rd Republic Day, the Union ministry of Home Affairs announced the Padma awards 2022. The President of India gives this award at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year. The award seeks to recognize…

Current Affairs 14th March 2021

Current Affairs 14th March 2021 1. Chhattisgarh: Ranks 1st in MGNREGA employment Chhattisgarh has ranked first in the country in terms of providing employment under MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act). In the financial year 2020-21, employment of 16,06,84,000 man-days has been created so far, against the target…

Current Affairs 13th March 2021

Current Affairs 13th March 2021 1. Mithali: 1st woman to score 10,000 runs Captain of the India women’s team, Mithali Raj on 12 March 2021 became the first woman cricketer from the country and only the second overall to score 10,000 international runs. Mithali Raj, playing her 212th ODI for…

Current Affairs 12th March 2021

Current Affairs 12th March 2021 1. NCRB celebrates its 36th Inception Day National Crime Records Bureau, NCRB celebrated its 36th Inception Day on 11 March 2021. Home Secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla presided over the function. NCRB is an Indian government agency responsible for collecting and analysing crime data as defined…

Current Affairs 11th March 2021

Current Affairs 11th March 2021 1. World Kidney Day: 11 March World Kidney Day is celebrated every year on 11 March. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of kidneys and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. 10% of the…

Current Affairs 9th March 2021

Current Affairs 9th March 2021 1. Andhra Pradesh: 1st with Gender Budget concept Andhra Pradesh will be the first in the country to come up with the Gender Budget concept. Expenditure for women’s welfare through various schemes would be listed out in this budget. CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy inaugurated…

Current Affairs 8th March 2021

Current Affairs 8th March 2021 1. 8 March: International Women’s Day International Women’s Day is being observed on 8 March. The theme for the day in 2021 is “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world”. The day is celebrated to help forge a gender-equal world, celebrate…