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1.Bangladesh tops South Asia for women on boards of listed companies

A study by the International Finance Corporation-IFC and the Dhaka Stock Exchange-DSE revealed that Bangladesh tops South Asia in terms of women on the boards of listed companies . IFC has said in a press release that according to the new data – despite the impact of the Kovid epidemic, the number of women as independent directors in these companies has increased from five percent to six percent in 2020.

2.Credit Guarantee Scheme (CGSSD) for Subsidiary Loans has been extended till 31st March 2023.

On May 13, 2020, the government had announced the creation of ‘Stressed Asset Fund – Subsidiary Loans to Troubled Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises ‘ ( Stressed Assets Fund – Subordinate Debt for Stressed MSMEs ) under the Self-Reliant India Package . In line with this announcement, a scheme i.e. ‘ Credit Guarantee Scheme for Subsidiary Loans ‘ has been launched by the Government on 1st June, 2020.’ was approved and launched on June 24, 2020, as per the Reserve Bank of India guidelines relating to the books of accounts of distressed Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, ie Lending Institutions, through Lending Institutions. This was done with the objective of providing credit facilities to the promoters of enterprises having eligible SMA-2 and NPA accounts. Initially, the tenure of this scheme was till 31.03.2021. In the past, the government had extended this scheme till March 31, 2022, with the aim of keeping the avenue open for providing assistance to the distressed micro, small and medium enterprises units. Now, the government has decided to extend this scheme till 31st March 2023 based on the requests received from various stakeholders of the scheme.

3.Translation of Gitanjali Shree ‘Tomb of Sand’ nominated for International Booker Prize

Tomb of Sand , a translated Hindi novel by author Geetanjali Shree , is one of the 13 books shortlisted for the International Booker Prize . This is the first Hindi literary work to make it to the long list of prestigious literary awards . The book was originally published as ‘ Ret Samadhi ‘ and translated into English by Daisy Rockwell . It will compete for the GBP 50,000 prize, which is split equally between the author and the translator.

4.People will soon get land records in their language: Shri Giriraj Singh

The Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Shri Giriraj Singh announced that soon the people of the country will be able to get their land records in their own language . He said that the Department of Land Resources , Ministry of Rural Development is planning to launch multilingual software from April 2022 . After that, the land records will be available in 22 languages . The minister was speaking after releasing an e-book on land governance reforms announced in the budget titled ” Empowering Citizens- Powering India ” .The National Common Document Registration System ) software has been prepared for about 4 crores, but the use of this software has resulted in a significant increase in the land revenue to the state governments. NGDRS is being implemented in 13 states, which will benefit 22 crore people. So far 30.9 lakh documents have been registered through this system, from which revenue of more than 16 thousand crores has been received.

5.A fossil of a species called Silypsimopodi bideni has been discovered.

A fossil of a species called Silypsimopodi bideni , recently discovered in central Montana (US) , represents the oldest-known relative of the extant octopus , with 10 arms , with two twice as long as the other eight . Silypsimopody, about 12 cm long, had a torpedo-shaped body and resembled a squid, although it was not closely related to the squid. It is also the oldest known sucker, capable of better grasping prey and other objects. It represents the only member of the octopus lineage with 10 arms, meaning that two arms later became extinct.

6.Nutraceutical products will now be available in Janaushadhi centers

Nutraceutical products will also be available in Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Project (PMBJP) centers from now on . Nutraceuticals are any food-related substances that provide health and medical benefits. They also help prevent and treat certain diseases. Nutraceutical products include protein powder, protein bar, malt-based food supplement, immunity bar, vitamin supplementetc. are included. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) was launched in 2008 by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. In 2015, it was re-launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PMBJP is implemented by the Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Bureau of India (PMBI), a society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1960.

7.Gabriel Boric Font becomes Chile’s youngest president

Gabriel Boric Font has been appointed as the new and 36th President of Chile . The 36-year-old is the youngest leader of the left wing to hold office in Chilean history . He will succeed Sebastián Piñera. Boric will hold the position for a period between 2022-2026. As a student representative, Boric became one of the leading figures of the 2011–2013 Chilean student protests. Boric was twice elected to the Chamber of Deputies representing Magellan and the Antarctic District, first as an independent candidate in 2013 and then in 2017 as part of the Broad Front, a left-wing coalition that he supported with several other parties. made with.

8.Ministry of Rural Development organized ‘Gender Samwaad’

Recently the third edition of ‘ Gender Dialogue ‘ was organized by the Ministry of Rural Development . ‘Gender Dialogue’ is a national initiative under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) . The ‘Gender Dialogue’ initiative aims to create awareness on the interventions of DAY-NRLM across India with a gender lens. The theme of the third edition of ‘Gender Dialogue’ is ‘ Promotion of food and nutrition security through women’s collectives ‘‘ Is. More than 3000 employees of State Rural Livelihoods Missions (SRLM) and members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) from 34 states participated in the third edition of ‘Gender Samvad’. A ‘Gender Dialogue’ program was organized as part of the prestigious week celebrations of Ministry of Rural Development under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav from 7 to 13 March 2022 during International Women’s Day (8 March 2022) week. The theme of the prestigious week celebrations is ‘ Nari Bharat Ki Nari ‘ and the official hashtag is #NayeBharatKiNaari .

9.India’s market capitalization rises to fifth place in the world

India’s equity market for the first time reached the fifth position in the world in terms of market capitalization . Currently India is at 5th position after US, China, Japan and Hong Kong . India 7th in early 2022But it was. Later, India climbed two places despite its market capitalization falling by 7.4%. Now, the total market capitalization of India is $3.21 trillion. At the beginning of 2022, the United Kingdom and France were ranked fifth and sixth. However, their rank has dropped and they are currently ranked sixth and ninth respectively. Germany was once one of the top five markets, but has now dropped to tenth position. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has led to a maximum drop in the market capitalization of European countries, which is the reason for the decline in their ranks. Saudi Arabia, which was earlier ranked 10th, has moved up three places and is now at 7th position. Saudi Arabia’s state-run oil company, Aramco, has benefited from a jump in oil prices. Aramco is valued at about $2.4 trillion.

10.The Government of India established the Power Foundation

Power Foundation is a policy advocacy society set up by the government for the power and allied sectors . Power Foundation is a society formed under the aegis of Ministry of Power. This includes NTPC, Powergrid, REC, PFC, NHPC, THDC, NEEPCO and SJVNLike registered under Societies Act by major power sector CPSEs. Power Foundation President RK. Singh is the Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy. A search-and-selection committee appointed former Power Secretary Sanjeev Nandan Sahai as Director General of Power Foundation. Power Foundation aims to assist India in its transition to clean energy sources. It will help state governments and businesses with cutting-edge research. It will act as a policy advocacy body and provide data, policy recommendations and real-world solutions to help states provide sustainable energy for all.

11.J&K Bank wins National Award for SHG Bank Linkage

The Union Minister for Rural Development, Giriraj Singh has conferred the ” National Award for Outstanding Performance for the Financial Year 2020-21 ” to Jammu and Kashmir Bank (J&K Bank) for its best performance in Self Help Group Bank Linkages . Kirti Sharma , Zonal Head, Delhi, J&K Bank, Union Minister Giriraj SinghAccepted the award on behalf of the Bank. The award was presented during an event organized as a part of International Women’s Day (8 March 2022) at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, Delhi. In line with the Bank’s commitment to expand banking facilities and financial services in the less banking areas of Jammu & Kashmir, J&K Bank has commissioned 4 Business Units (BUs) in the region.

12.Global investment in digital shopping 2021: India ranks second

India is the second largest global venture capital investment hub for digital shopping companies , growing from $8 billion in 2020 to $22 billion in 2021, according to a London & Partners analysis of co-investment data from Dealroom . Globally, India came second last year after the US , which attracted $51 billion in investments, followed by China with $14 billion and the UK at $7 billion. Within India, Bengaluru tops the world with $14 billion worth of venture capital (VC) investments in digital shopping in 2021, followed by Gurugram with $4 billion and Mumbai 10th with $3 billion. .

13.India’s first medical city ‘Indrayani Medicity’ to be established in Maharashtra

The state government of Maharashtra has announced to set up the country’s first medical city ‘ Indrayani Medicity ‘ in Pune to provide all types of specialized treatment under one roof . It will come up over 300 acres of land area in Khed Taluka of Pune . The project is estimated to attract an investment of over Rs 10,000 crore . Indrayani Medicity will have hospitals, medical research centres, centers for pharmaceutical manufacturing, wellness and physiotherapy and will be the first city in the country to have all the treatments at one place.

14.India’s first GI-tagged Kashmir carpet flagged off to Germany

The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has introduced Quick Response (QR) code for its GI-tagged Kashmiri Carpets to maintain the authenticity and genuineness of hand woven carpets . The main objective of this QR code associated with GI tag is to help revive the shine and glory of the Kashmiri carpet industry. Relevant information of artisans, manufacturers, weavers, districts, raw materials used etc. in the QR codeWill be Since QR code labels cannot be copied or misused, this will discourage counterfeit production of carpets. Meanwhile, on March 11, 2022, the first consignment of GI-tagged hand woven carpets was exported to Germany from New Delhi. It is to be noted that cashmere carpets were granted GI-tag by the Geographical Indications Registry of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry in June 2016 but the registered carpets were certified from 2022 onwards.

15.Tamil Nadu Petroproducts becomes world’s first LAB manufacturing company to get BIS certification

TPL (Tamil Nadu Petroproducts Limited) is the world’s first Linear Alkylbenzene (LAB) manufacturing company to be certified by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) . TPL’s ‘ Superlab ‘ brand is one of the most renowned laboratory brands in the country. TPL’s position as the market leader and certification as the sole authorized seller of chemicals in India will strengthen it. LAB can be used to make biodegradable detergents , making it a more sustainable option than traditional detergent formulations.

16.Morgan Stanley slashes India’s growth forecast for 2022-23 to 7.9 percent

Rating agency Morgan Stanley has projected India’s GDP growth rate at 7.9% for 2022-23 FY23 ) . This is 50 bps lower than its earlier estimate due to the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict on oil prices. In addition, Stanley raised the country’s retail inflation forecast to 6%, meanwhile, the current account deficit has widened to 3% of GDP. India is affected by three major channels – high prices for oil and other commodities; Trading and tight financial conditions affecting business/investment sentiment. Analysts at the brokerage also raised their inflation forecast to 6 per cent – the upper end of the tolerance band for the RBI – and flagged inflation risk due to ongoing events.

17.Lakshya Sen wins silver medal in German Open Super 300 badminton tournament

Lakshya Sen has won a silver medal in the German Open Super 300 badminton tournament . In the final, World Championship bronze medalist Lakshya was defeated by Thailand ‘s Kunlavut Vitidasaran 21-18, 21-15. Lakshya had earlier made a comeback in the semi-finals, beating Tokyo Olympic gold medalist and world No. 1 Viktor Axelsen of Denmark 21-13, 12-21, 22-20 in a tight match.

18.International Mathematics Day: March 14

International Day of Mathematics (IDM) is celebrated globally on 14 March every year . It is also known as Pi Day because the mathematical constant (pi) can be rounded off to 3.14 . It aims to educate people about the essential role of mathematics in science and technology, improve quality of life, empower women and girls and contribute to sustainable development. This is a relatively new phenomenon that was created just a few years ago. The theme of 2022 IDM is ” Mathematics Units!”Is. At the 205th session of the Executive Council of UNESCO, 14 March was declared as the International Day of Mathematics. After this the day was adopted in November 2019 at the 40th session of the General Conference of UNESCO. Later in 2020, the world celebrated its first International Mathematics Day on March 14, 2020.

19.Gujarat: Former Health Minister and Congress MLA Dr Anil Joshiara passed away from Corona

The Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the passing away of Dr. Anil Joshiara , MLA from Bhiloda, Gujarat . Dr. Anil Joshiara, MLA of Bhiloda in Gujarat passed away. He was a leader of the Congress party and was an MLA from Bhiloda for the last five times . Dr. Anil Joshiara has also been the Minister of Health in the past. Dr. Anil Joshiyara was born on 24 April 1953 in Gujarat. Last year in the Gujarat State Assembly, Dr. Anil Joshiyara of the opposition Congress Party got a chance to take over the responsibility of Speaker’s post in the Legislative Assembly for some time.