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RAJASTHAN CURRENT AFFAIRS 2021 – 7th June

NATIONAL AFFAIRS:

  • Senior-care Aging Growth Engine (SAGE) scheme and portal launched by Minister Thaawarchand Gehlot of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJ&E)
  • Ministry of Power signed an MoU with ISHARE – Indian Society of Heating, Refreigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers to start a venture Energy Efficiency Services Ltd. (EESL) to carry out energy-efficient and clean energy solution in HVAC&R – Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration industry.
  • HDFC Bank declared to reduce its emissions and usage of energy and water to become carbon-neutral by 2031-32.
  • US becomes second largest source of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to India by replacing Mauritius.
  • INS Sandhayak, an oldest Hydrographic Survey ship is decommissioned by Indian Navy.
  • Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, former Chairman at NABARD is appointed as Senior advisor to Omnivore, An Agritech venture capital firm.

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS:

  • Under report titled – ‘Becoming #Generation Restoration Ecosystem Restoration for People, Nature and Climate’ by Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) and UN Environment Program’s (UNEP), it states that a degraded land equivalent to the size of China should be restored by 2030 to avoid loss of biodiversity.
  • 18 Universities ranked under top 200 in Times Higher Education (THE) Asia rankings 2021. IIT Ropar and Indore along with IISc Bangalore among top 100.
  • $2.5 million loan financed to Sikkim to upgrade major roads by The Asian Development Bank (ADB).
  • In 67th edition of Fortune 500 list of 2021, Cognizant (American largest company) occupies 185th Walmart, Amazon, Apple ranked first, second and third respectively.
  • On World Milk Day, International Dairy Federation (IDF) elects Amuls’ RS Sodhi as its board member.
  • World Bank study claims black carbon deposit is responsible for the increased glaciers and snow melt in Himalayan Ranges.
  • Oman to host first FIH Hockey5s World Cups for men and women.

 

RAJASTHAN STATE AFFAIRS:

  • According to the reports of Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, Unemployment rate in Rajasthan during the month of May remains 27.6%
  • Jaipur airport ranked at 12th under Cargo Movement in India.
  • State government approved CM Anupreeti Coaching Scheme for underprivileged students for preparation of professional course and competitive exams.
  • Tafe company to provide free tractor and agricultural machines to farmers under government scheme.
  • Qawwal Ustad Syed Sabri, A renowned qawwali singer passed away in Jaipur.
  • Gauradhaye Group Foster Care scheme proposed by CM Gehlot for orphan kids in Rajasthan.
  • Ashok Lahoti and Lakshman Singh elected as members of Rajasthan State Finance Commission.
  • Lalit Bohra of Rajasthan included in the empanelment list of Joint Secretary Rank by Central Government.
  • Dr Menaka Bhupesh has been awarded with Dr Ambedkar Women Welfare Award.

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