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RAJASTHAN CURRENT AFFAIRS 2021 – 4th August

NATIONAL AFFAIRS:

  • PM Modi introduced a prepaid electronic voucher-based digital payment solution ‘e-RUPI’ for Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) and financial inclusion of unbanked citizens.
  • Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprise (MSME) approved a budget of INR 120 Crore under FY 21 under National Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe Hub (NSSH) to support SC/ST entrepreneurs.
  • Haryana to make young generation self-employed through its new scheme ‘Har Hith store’
  • A MoU signed between Govt of Jammu Kashmir and JSW Foundation to restore and maintain Mughal Gardens.
  • PM Modi attended 100th anniversary celebration of Madras legislative Council in Chennai.
  • PM advisor Amarjeet Sinha resigns from Prime Minister’s Office.
  • The Indian Econometric Society (TIES) awarded economist Jagdish Bhagwati and C Rangarajan with Prof CR Rao Centenary Gold Medal.

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS:

  • United Nations formulated a permanent forum comprised of People of African Descent to deal with challenge of Racism.
  • Ebrahim Raisi sworn-in as President of Iran on 3 August.
  • A Singapore based financial service group DSB receives honor of ‘Most Innovative in Digital Banking’ by The Banker publication.
  • Fortune Global 500 list 2021 – Walmart topped the list, Mukesh Ambani’s RIL slips to 155th
  • India’s Visual Artist and Illustrator Anand Radhakrishnan receives 2021 Eisner Award for Best Painter/Multimedia Artist.
  • The Military Chief Senior General – Min Aung Hlaing declared himself as PM of Myanmar.
  • US to sell one Harpoon Joint Common Test Sets to India.
  • A new bug bounty platform ‘bughunters.google.com’ launched by Google for bug hunters.
  • Paras Khadka, Nepal’s cricketer, announced his retirement from International Cricket.

RAJASTHAN STATE AFFAIRS:

  • Jodhpur: Govt to introduce looping system for traffic management and initiate Blue Corridor for conservation of cultural heritage.
  • Centre for Muscular Dystrophy inaugurated in IIT Jodhpur on its 14th foundation day.
  • CM Gehlot approves online passport verification process through M Passport Police App.
  • Shipra Rathod of Jodhpur wins bronze medal in Junior National Boxing Championship.
  • State Cabinet make amendment in Rajasthan Police Subordinate Services Rules, 1989.
  • State Govt. to establish an ‘Animal House’ of INR 7 Crore in AIIMS Jodhpur for research on animals.

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