India has been awarded the United Nations Award for its commendable efforts in combating the disease of blood pressure.


1. India has been awarded the United Nations Award for its commendable efforts in combating the disease of blood pressure.

The ‘ 2022 UN Interagency Task Force, and WHO Special Program on Primary Health Care Award ‘ was awarded to India for the India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) . The United Nations award was presented on September 21, 2022 at a program organized by the United Nations General Assembly in New York . India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare , Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) , State Governments and World Health Organization-IndiaIt is a joint initiative of It was launched in 2017 and expanded in a phased manner to cover over 130 districts across 23 states in India. It was recognized for its ability to prevent and control non-communicable diseases and to provide integrated people-centred primary care. The initiative controlled hypertension at the level of the primary healthcare system, thereby reducing deaths from heart attacks, strokes and kidney failure. Under this initiative, the existing healthcare delivery system was strengthened and steps were taken to improve interventions under the National Health Mission. Under this initiative, Over 34 lakh people with hypertension were treated in government health facilities like Ayushman Bharat Health Wellness Centers (HWCs). Data were collected to control patients’ blood pressure and to keep track of them to maintain follow-up. About 50 percent of those treated under this initiative had blood pressure under control.

2. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation honors 4 people with ‘Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards’

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has recognized India’s Radhika Batra , Afghanistan ‘s Zara Joya , Uganda ‘s Vanessa Nakate , and EU chief Ursula von der Leyen for their exceptional work towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) . has been awarded. The foundation said that these people were awarded the ‘ Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards ‘ at Lincoln Center in New York .He was honored in the US for ‘changing society’ through his work towards the Sustainable Development Goals in his community and around the world. Batra, the co-founder of the non-profit organization ‘Every Infant Matters’, has been rewarded for her work in providing better health solutions to underprivileged children in India. Afghanistan Maki journalist Zara Joya was rewarded for her commitment and dedication in telling stories there. Vanessa Nakate is a Ugandan climate activist and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen was awarded the prize for bringing about a social revolution in her country.

3. MoU signed between NCC and United Nations Environment Program

A Memorandum of Understanding between the National Cadet Corps-NCC and the United Nations Environment Program was signed in New Delhi . Defense Minister Rajnath Singh was also present on the occasion. The MoU was signed by the Director General of NCC, Lieutenant General Gurbir Pal Singh and the local representative of the United Nations World Food Programme, Bisho Prajuli . The program aims to control plastic pollution and achieve the universal goal of clean reservoirs under the Puneet Sagar Abhiyan and Tide Turners Plastic Challenge programme. The MoU aims to support the efforts of youth in promoting clean water bodies. NCC had launched Puneet Sagar Abhiyan on 1st December last year.

4. Global Clean Energy Action Forum 2022 meeting begins in Pennsylvania, USA

The meeting of the Global Clean Energy Action Forum 2022 began in Pennsylvania, USA . In this, the Indian delegation is being led by Union Minister Jitendra Singh . The delegation includes officials from the Ministries of Energy, New and Renewable Energy and Science and Technology. Dr Jitendra Singh participated in the Environment Summit of Energy Ministers. Energy ministers of 30 countries participated in this conference. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and US Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry are also expected to attend the Global Clean Energy Action Forum meeting.

5. Global Fintech Fest 2022 begins

Global Fintech Fest 2022 is organized to provide a platform to discuss ways to achieve sustainable finance. GFF 2022 is jointly organized by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) , Payments Council of India (PCI) and Fintech Convergence Council (FCC) . It is being organized from 19 to 22 September this year with the theme “ Creating a Sustainable Financial World – Global, Inclusive, Green ”. The event seeks to showcase India as a global thinker in fintech and showcase India’s fintech ecosystem at the international level.

6. Union Minister Parshottam Rupala flagged off the second phase of Sagar Parikrama Yatra 2022 in Gujarat

Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Parshottam Rupala flagged off the second phase of Sagar Parikrama Yatra 2022 in Mangrol town of Gujarat . On this occasion, the Minister distributed the benefits of Kisan Credit Card and OBM engine under Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana . Addressing the people, he said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has allocated 20 thousand crore rupees under PM Sampada Yojana for the upliftment of fishermen. He said that Rs 15,000 crore was allocated in the budget for the development of the fisheries sector.

7. For the first time in the history, Women’s Day was organized in the current monsoon session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature.

Women’s Day was organized for the first time in history in the current monsoon session of the Uttar Pradesh Legislature . During this, only women members spoke in both the houses and raised the issues of women. The entire day was reserved for women members to raise women centric issues.

8. Russia announces to send 300,000 reserve troops to Ukraine with immediate effect

Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced the sending of 300,000 reserve troops to Ukraine with immediate effect. In a televised address to the nation, Mr. Putin said he would use all available means to protect his people in the event of a threat to the country. He has also accused Western countries of nuclear blackmail against Russia. Mr. Putin has said that the country has enough weapons to respond.

9. Foreign Ministers of India, Brazil and South Africa support the permanent presence of African countries in the Security Council

India, Brazil, South Africa Dialogue Forum- IBSA Trilateral Ministerial Commission meeting was held in New York . The meeting was chaired by External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar.did it. The Foreign Minister of Brazil, Carlos Alberto Franco Franca and the Minister of Health of South Africa, Dr. Jo Fahla were also present in the meeting. All aspects of IBSA cooperation were reviewed in the meeting. Also discussed issues of mutual interest such as cooperation in multilateral organizations, South-South cooperation, reform of the UN Security Council, 2030 Agenda, Sustainable Development Goals, climate change, counter terrorism and financing for development activities Gone. african union, Regional issues such as the West Asia peace process and the situation in Ukraine were also discussed. The three Ministers also supported the aspiration of African countries for a permanent presence in the UN Security Council. He also supported the efforts of India and Brazil for permanent membership of the Security Council. India will host the sixth summit of IBSA during the G-20 summit in November this year.

10. REC got the status of ‘Maharatna’ company

REC has been accorded the status of a ‘ Maharatna ‘ Central Public Sector Enterprise. Thus, RECs have been granted greater autonomy in operational and financial matters. An order to this effect was issued by the Department of Public Enterprises under the Ministry of Finance. Established in the year 1969 , REC is a Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) engaged in the financing and development of the power sector across the country.focuses on. The grant of ‘Maharatna’ status to REC will give enhanced powers to the company’s board while making financial decisions. The board of a ‘Maharatna’ Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) can make equity investments to start financial joint ventures and wholly owned subsidiaries and can undertake mergers and acquisitions in India and abroad. The extent of this merger and acquisition is limited to 15 per cent of the net worth of the concerned CPSE and Rs 5,000 crore in a single project. The Board may also design and implement schemes relating to personnel and human resource management and training. With this ‘Maharatna’ status, REC can, among other things, enter into technology-based joint ventures or other strategic alliances.

11. Principal Scientific Adviser to Government of India and High Commissioner of UK Releases “She is – Women in Steam”

Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India , Prof. Ajay Sood and UK High Commissioner Mr. Alex Ellis released the book “ She is – Women in Steam ” on 21 September 2022 . This book has been authored by Elsa Marie D’Silva and Supreet K. Singh has written. In order to mark 75 years of India’s independence, 75 women of STEAM (Fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) have been honored in this book. The book celebrates the sustainable development, leadership and femininity in STEEM. This book has been endorsed by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, FICCI FLO, UK High Commission in India.

12. National Highways Logistics Management Limited and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) signed MoU for development of Multi Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) in Jalna, Maharashtra

National Highways Logistics Management Limited and Jawaharlal Nehru for development of Multi Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) in Jalna , Maharashtra in the presence of Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari and Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH Minister Shri Sarbananda Sonowal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT)A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between In his address on the occasion, Shri Gadkari said that Jalna will act as a working dry port of MMLP region, acting as a catalyst for the development of Marathwada region and will also serve as a spur for the development of scrap, fruit and vegetable processing units, seed industries. And the steel and allied industries based on the cotton sector will benefit greatly from this agreement. He said that it will connect Samriddhi Marg and Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridors.

13. Dharmendra Pradhan launches Scale App to advance leather industry skills

The Union Minister for Education and Skill Development Dharmendra Pradhan has launched the SCALE (Skill Certification Assessment for Leather Employees) app . It provides a one-stop solution for the skilling, learning, assessment and employment needs of the leather industry . Leather Skill Sector Council has developed Android App Scale to change the way of designing and training of skill development programs to the apprentices in leather industry.

14. ISRO successfully tests hybrid motor

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully test -fired a hybrid motor that could pave the way for a new propulsion system for new launch vehicles (rockets) . ISRO Headquarters in Bengaluru said that the 30 kN hybrid motor was tested at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Mahendragiri, Tamil Nadu which was successful. The organization said that ISRO’s Liquid Propulsion Systems Center (LPSC) assisted in this test. The motor used hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) as fuel while liquid oxygenwas used as an oxidising agent. Unlike a solid-solid or liquid-liquid mixture, a hybrid motor uses a solid fuel and a liquid oxidizer.

15. Defense Ministry signs contract with BrahMos Aerospace Pvt Ltd for procurement of additional dual role surface-to-surface BrahMos missiles

Ministry of Defense has signed a contract with M/s BrahMos Aerospace Private Limited – BAPL for acquisition of additional dual role, surface-to-surface capable BrahMos missiles , promoting self-reliance in defense production. . The total cost of this missile is about one thousand seven hundred crore rupees. This dual-role missile will significantly enhance the operational capability of the Indian Navy’s fleet. BAPL India and Russia is a joint venture. It is making significant contribution in enabling new generation surface-to-surface missiles with enhanced range and dual role for land as well as anti-ship attacks. The contract will give a boost to the country’s production of critical weapon systems and ammunition, with the active participation of indigenous industry.

16. New framework introduced for social stock exchange

SEBI Social Stock Exchange (SSE )has unveiled a framework for this, which was notified in July 2022. Under the new rules, the Social Stock Exchange (SSE) will be a separate section from the existing stock exchanges. Social enterprises eligible to participate in SSE must be non-profit organizations and for-profit social enterprises with social purpose and impact as their primary target. These enterprises should focus on worthy social objectives for the development and welfare of underserved and less privileged populations or areas. The new framework specifies minimum requirements for non-profit organizations (NPOs) to register with as well as disclosure requirements. NPOs should disclose the funds raised by issuing zero-coupon zero-principal instruments. Listed NPOs are required to submit a statement of utilization of funds to the SSE within 45 days from the end of the quarter.

17. Election commission suggests cap on cash donations to political parties

The Chief Election Commissioner has written to the Union Law Ministry to limit undisclosed political donations . He has made several recommendations to reduce election donations through black money . Disclose donations above Rs 2,000 : Under the existing rules, political parties are required to disclose all donations above Rs 20,000 through their contribution reports. The Election Commission has recommended disclosure of all donations above Rs 2,000. cash donation limit

: The Election Commission also found that the donations reported by some political parties were nil, their audited accounts details revealed that they had received a large amount by way of cash below the limit of Rs 20,000. It recommended capping cash donations to 20 per cent or a maximum of Rs 20 crore of the total money received by a party, whichever is lower.
Mandatory Digital/Check Transactions: The Election Commission has called for making digital transactions or account payee check transfer mandatory for all expenses above Rs 2,000 to an entity/individual.
Separate account for election finance : Maintaining a separate bank account for election expenses is already part of the directive, the Election Commission wants it to become part of Rule 89 of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961. This would require the candidate to maintain a separate account for the receivables and payments related to the election.
Transparency in foreign donations : The Election Commission also demanded electoral reforms so that no foreign donations could enter political funding.

18. Former Judge Justice L Nageswara Rao appointed to amend the Constitution of the Indian Olympic Association

The Supreme Court has appointed former Supreme Court judge Justice L Nageswara Rao to amend the Constitution of the Indian Olympic Association and create an electoral college . A bench headed by Justice DY Chandrachud said the former judges would ensure a fair and development-oriented approach to the future of Olympics in the country. The apex court has asked Justice Rao to prepare a roadmap to amend the constitution of the Olympic Association and hold the organization’s elections by December 15 this year.

19. International Conference on ‘Consciousness Exploration- From Non-locality to Advaita: Human-Machine Debate’ inaugurated

The Union Minister of AYUSH, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal , inaugurated the International Conference on Consciousness focused on the theme ‘ Consciousness Exploration- From Non-locality to Advaita: Human-Machine Debate ‘ at NIMHANS (NIMHANS) Bengaluru . The conference has been organized by India Foundation and NIMHANS in collaboration with the Ministry of AYUSH. The conference will provide a platform for scholars and spiritual teachers from major Indian spiritual and psychological disciplines and theories as well as eminent researchers and innovators from the fields of physics, biology, neuroscience, artificial intelligence, cybernetics, quantum computing and allied fields to come together.

20. Shri Devusinh Chouhan will lead the Indian delegation to attend the Plenipotentiary Conference 2022 in Bucharest, Romania

Minister of State for Communications Shri Devusinh Chauhan will lead the Indian delegation to attend the Plenipotentiary Conference 2022 (PP-22) of the ITU (International Telecommunication Union) in Bucharest, Romania and the ITU Council of 2022 to run from September 24 to October 14, 2022. Attend the last meeting of the session. During the conference, elections will be held among member states to constitute the next ITU Council for the period 2023–26. Elections for the General Secretary, Deputy General Secretary, Directors of the Bureau as well as members of the Radio Regulation Board of the ITU are also to be held during this time. India has put forward its candidature to be re-elected as the next ITU Council member. Smt. M. Revathi, a senior official of DoT has also been fielded for the post of Member, Radio Regulation Board.

21. MoU signed between NSIC and Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Limited for cooperation in the health sector

The Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Narayan Rane has announced cooperation in the healthcare sector between National Small Industries Corporation Limited (NSIC) and Andhra Pradesh Medtech Zone Limited (AMTZ) , a Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of MSME , Government of India .Participated in the program organized on the occasion of signing of MoU in respect of Speaking on the occasion, Shri Narayan Rane said that the signing of MoU between NSIC and AMTZ will be an important step in enhancing the competitiveness of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the health sector. He also said that both the organizations can leverage their expertise and create excellent opportunities for MSMEs to forge global alliances in the health sector and gain access to the latest medical technologies along with creating skilled manpower for the sector. can.

22. Shri RK Singh addressed the program organized on the launch of Agni Tattva Abhiyan

A ceremony on the launch of the ‘ Agni Element – Energy for Life ‘ initiative was held on 21st September, 2022 at the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library , New Delhi . It is an initiative under Sumangalam ‘s umbrella campaign. Power Foundation of India in association with Vigyan Bharati (VIBHA) organizes seminars, programs and exhibitions involving communities, educational institutions and related organizations to create awareness about the basic concept of fire element. The fire element is synonymous with energy and is one of the five elements of the Panchmahabhuta. Power Foundation of India is a society constituted under the Ministry of Power, Government of India and supported by Major Public Sector Undertakings (CPSEs).

23. world unicorn day

World Rhinoceros Day is celebrated on 22 September every year since 2011 . Its aim is to spread awareness about the conservation of all species of rhinoceros. This special day provides an opportunity for rhino-related organizations, NGOs, zoos and its members to celebrate rhinos in their own unique ways. This day is celebrated to spread awareness about all the five species of rhino and to draw attention to the work being done to save them.

24. World Rose Day

World Rose Day is celebrated all over the world on 22 September . World Rose Day is celebrated every year on 22 September to treat cancer victims in a humane manner and share their grief. The main purpose of celebrating this day is to inspire people fighting cancer to live and bring happiness in their lives.