Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches global initiative ‘Environmental Lifestyle Campaign’


1.PM addresses ‘Save Soil’ program organized by Isha Foundation

The Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi , initially greeted the people present on the occasion of World Environment Day . Appreciating the ‘ Save Mitti Andolan ‘, the Prime Minister said that at a time when the Amrit Mahotsav of nation independenceWhile taking new resolutions, such movements acquire a new importance. He expressed satisfaction that the major programs of the last 8 years lay emphasis on environmental protection. He cited the Swachh Bharat Mission or the Waste to Reduction Program, Single Use Plastic Reduction, One Sun One Earth or the Ethanol Blending Program as examples of India’s multi-faceted efforts to protect the environment. ‘Save Soil Andolan’ is a global movement to raise awareness about the health of deteriorating soil and launch conscious initiatives to improve it. The movement was started in March 2022 by Sadhguru, who embarked on a 100-day motorcycle journey passing through 27 countries. June 5 is the 75th day of this 100-day journey.

2.PM addresses Rotary International World Conference

The Prime Minister , Shri Narendra Modi , addressed the Rotary International World Conference through a video message . Describing the people associated with Rotary as a ‘ true blend of success and service ‘, the Prime Minister said that “Rotary gathering on such a large scale is like a quasi-global gathering. It has diversity and vibrancy.” Two of Rotary’s mottoes Referring to ‘Service Above Self’ i.e. service above oneself and ‘One Profits Most Who Serves Best’ i.e. he who does better service, the Prime Minister said that these important principles for the welfare of entire human race and are in line with the teachings of our saints and mahatmas. He said, “We are the land of Buddha and Mahatma Gandhi,

3.Turkey will now be known as Turkiye in the United Nations

Turkey will now be known as Turkey in the United Nations . The United Nations has accepted the official request sent by the capital Turkey to change the name of the country.has approved. Last year, a campaign was launched by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to rebrand Turkey, after which the word Turkish has been used by government documents and on behalf of the Turkish people. This name was chosen in the year 2021 as Turkiye which best reflects and expresses the culture, civilization and values ​​of the Turkish nation. Locals also refer to their country as Turkiye, but internationally the English version “Turkey” was adopted. The Turkish government has started a re-branding campaign under which “Made in Turkey” will be displayed on all products exported. A tourism campaign has also been started by the government with “Hello Turkey” as the tag line.

4.eSanjeevani integrated with ABDM

On June 3, 2022, the National Health Authority (NHA) announced that the government’s ‘ e-Sanjeevani ‘ telemedicine service has been integrated with the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission . This integration enables existing e-Sanjeevani users to easily access their Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA)will help create. Users will also be able to use it to add and manage their existing health records. Users can share their health records with doctors on e-Sanjeevani, which in turn will help in better clinical decision making and ensure continuity of care. Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission aims to build digital highways to bridge the gap between existing digital health solutions and stakeholders in India. This will also enable people to share their already linked health records with doctors on e-Sanjeevani. Thus, the entire counseling process will become paperless.

5.Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin flagged off the luxury cruise liner “Empress” from Chennai Port

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin flagged off the luxury cruise liner ” Empress ” from Chennai port . This eleven-storey tourist ship has a capacity of two thousand passengers and about eight hundred employees. According to the ship’s operator Cordelia, the packages available include deep sea return from the city port and stay at Puducherry and Visakhapatnam docks. For this, there are three different packages of two days, three days and five days. The ship also features a swimming pool, children’s play area, gym, theater and a variety of cuisine restaurants. This is the first state-run luxury cruise service to promote maritime tourism.

6.World’s largest blood donation campaign in Khardung La started in Leh

The world’s largest blood donation drive has started in Leh at Khardung La , one of the highest motorable roads in the world. This blood donation camp was organized by Akhil Bharatiya Terapanth Yuva Parishad , Bharatiya Janata Party and Ladakh Rescue Center . International Para Sports Champion Prakash M Nadar donated blood on the occasion. Shri Nadar has a record of donating blood 120 times in 23 states. The Khardung La Pass blood donation program is part of the campaign launched in Kanyakumari, Rann of Kutch, Arunachal Pradesh and Nagpur and will culminate with the organization of over thousand blood donation camps to mark the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 17.

7.Union Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated FSSAI in Raxaul, Bihar. National Food Laboratory of

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare and Chemicals and Fertilizers Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated FSSAI in Raxaul , Bihar . Inaugurated the National Food Laboratory of This laboratory has been set up under the India-Nepal bilateral agreement to reduce the testing time of imported food samples brought from Nepal to Raxaul. Earlier all imported samples were sent to the National Laboratory in Kolkata for testing.

8.Govt decides to pay medical claims of retired employees up to Rs 500 without any scrutiny

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has said that the government has decided to pay medical claims of retired employees up to Rs 500 without any scrutiny. Inaugurating the new office of the Additional Director, Central Government Health Scheme – CGHS in Patna yesterday, Shri Mandaviya said that the officers have been directed to organize Panchayats at the district and block level to listen and solve the problems of the beneficiaries of CGHS. .

9.Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will go on a three-day visit to Vietnam from June 8 to hand over 12 high-speed guard boats to India.

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will be on a three-day visit from June 8 to Vietnam to hand over 12 high-speed guard boats manufactured by India’s USD 100 million defense line . During this, Mr. Singh will hold bilateral talks with Vietnamese Defense Minister Phan Van Giang and explore ways to further strengthen defense cooperation between the two countries. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will also visit other training institutes including Telecom University in Nha Trang. Army Software Park is being built at Telecom University with a grant of US$ 5 million from the Government of India.

10.Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch Jan Samarth Portal for loan-related government schemes in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Jan Samarth Portal for loan-related government schemes in New Delhi . This national portal will be the first of its kind to link government loan schemes, which will directly connect the beneficiaries with the lenders. The main objective of Jan Samarth Portal is to accelerate inclusive growth and ensure development of various sectors by providing appropriate government benefits through simple digital processes.

11.President inaugurates Sant Kabir Academy and Research Center at Sant Kabir Nagar, Uttar Pradesh

President Shri Ram Nath Kovind paid homage to Sant Kabir at Kabir Chaura Dham in Maghar , Uttar Pradesh and inaugurated Sant Kabir Academy and Research Center and Swadesh Darshan Yojna . Speaking on the occasion, the President said that he is pleased to inaugurate the Sant Kabir Academy and Research Centre, the foundation stone of which was laid four years ago by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the life of Sant Kabir is the epitome of human qualities and his teachings are relevant even after six hundred and fifty years. He described Kabir’s life as a symbol of communal harmony.

12.All the states, union territories and local bodies started a special campaign to make the country free from single use plastic.

States and Union Territories and Urban Local Bodies have launched a campaign with the objective of making the country free from single use plastic . This will help in improving the environment by spreading the message of clean and green to the people. Prime Minister Narendra Modi did Mann Ki Baat program last monthI had urged the citizens to make efforts for cleanliness and tree plantation on the occasion of World Environment Day. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has issued a comprehensive advisory to the States and Union Territories to take up various activities in this direction in line with India’s resolve to ban single-use plastic by the end of this month on World Environment Day. Under this, emphasis has been laid on strictly adhering to the ban of single use plastic across the country.

13.Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches global initiative ‘Environmental Lifestyle Campaign’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that everyone knows the challenges of the earth. Shri Modi said that the need of the hour is human centric, collective effort and strong action for sustainable development. The Prime Minister launched Lifestyle Campaign for Environment , a global initiative , through video conference on World Environment Day . Shri Modi said that the vision of this campaign is to adopt a lifestyle that is in harmony with the earth and does not harm it. He said that those living such a lifestyle are called pro-planet people. The Prime Minister said that Reduction, Reuse and Repetition are the concepts of our life.

14.Union Minister Shri Bhagwant Khuba launches NSEFI’s All India Rooftop Solar Awareness Campaign

The Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy, Shri Bhagwant Khuba launched the All India Rooftop Solar Awareness Campaign at an event in Bidar Karnataka . In this scheme, farmers will be given 30% subsidy for installing solar pumps by the Center and the state each . NSEFI Sequa KVP program in collaboration with the German Solar Union (BSW) and the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)It is launching a three-year pan-India rooftop awareness program aimed at raising awareness about solar energy. It aims to spread awareness about solar rooftops in 100 Indian towns and cities, especially in tier II and III cities.

15.India-Bangladesh joint military exercise begins in Bangladesh

As part of the ongoing bilateral defense cooperation between India-Bangladesh , a joint military training exercise ” Purva Samprati-X ” is being conducted at Jashor Military Station , Bangladesh from 05 June to 16 June 2022 . Exercise is currently an important bilateral defense cooperation conducted by the two countries alternately, with the aim of strengthening and widening interoperability and cooperation between the two armies. The aim of the exercise is to strengthen interoperability between the two armies and understand each other’s tactical exercises and operational techniques. In this exercise, the Indian contingent is represented by a battalion of Dogra Regiment and this contingent left by road to the exercise site on 4 June 2022.

16.Tata Projects will build the country’s largest Jewar airport

Shapoorji Pallonji Group and Larsen & Toubro for Tata Projects contractWill build a new airport for the National Capital Region at Jewar. Though the size of the deal has not been disclosed, sources put it at over Rs 6,000 crore. Tata Projects, the infrastructure and construction arm of the Tata Group, will construct terminals, runways, airside infrastructure, roads, utilities, landside facilities and other ancillary buildings at Noida International Airport. The new airport is expected to be operational by 2024. With the closure of the EPC contract, the first phase of the airport is to be delivered within three years from the commencement of the concession period. As per the terms of the contract for Jewar airport, the developer of the upcoming Noida International Airport will be fined Rs 10 lakh per day in case of delay in the project.

17.Government approves 8.1 percent interest rate on EPF deposits for 2021-22

The government has approved 8.1 per cent interest rate on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) deposits for 2021-22, provided by retirement fund body Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO).This is the lowest level in more than four decades for nearly 50 million customers. Earlier in March this year, the EPFO ​​had decided to reduce the interest on provident fund deposits for 2021-22 from 8.5 per cent provided in 2020-21 to 8.1 per cent. The Ministry of Labor and Employment has conveyed the approval of the Central Government to credit 8.1 percent interest rate for 2021-22 to each member of the EPF scheme. The Labor Ministry had sent the proposal to the Finance Ministry for consent. Now, after the ratification of the interest rate by the government, EPFO ​​will start depositing fixed interest rate for the financial year in the EPF accounts. The 8.1 percent EPF rate of interest is the lowest since 1977-78, when it was 8 percent.

18.Rafael Nadal beat Kaspar Roode to win 14th singles title of the tournament in French Open tennis

Spain ‘s Rafael Nadal defeated Norway ‘s Kaspar Rood 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in the singles final of the French Open tennis tournament to win his 14th singles title of the tournament. The win makes Nadal, 36, the oldest player ever to win a title at Roland Garros. This is his 22nd Grand Slam title. In the women’s singles final in Paris, world number one Inga Svetic of Poland defeated Coco Gauff of America.

19.India organized FIH for the first time. Won the title of Hockey 5-S Championship

India organized FIH for the first time. Has won the title of Hockey 5-S Championship . India defeated Poland 6-4 in the final in Lausanne , Switzerland . The Indian team did not lose a single match in the tournament. In this five-team tournament, India finished first with 10 points after league matches. The Indian team won three matches while one was drawn. Hockey 5-S is a newer and shorter version of hockey played with a lot of speed and high skill. In this match of total 20 minutes, there are five players each in both the teams. The hockey 5-s match was played for the first time at the Nanjing Youth Olympic Games in 2014.

20.India’s Aman Sehrawat won the gold medal in the Bolat Turlikhanov Cup wrestling competition in Kazakhstan

India’s Aman Sehrawat has won the gold medal in the Bolat Turlikhanov Cup wrestling competition in Almaty , Kazakhstan . Bajrang Punia got the bronze medal. India won a total of 11 medals including six gold, one silver and four bronze in the Combined World Wrestling Ranking Series. Of these, five gold medals have been won by women participants.

21.June 5: World Environment Day

World Environment Day is celebrated globally on 5th June every year . It is celebrated to raise awareness globally about environmental issues and actions to be taken to combat them. The year 2022 is the 50th WED . Sweden is the host this year and its theme is Only One Earth .It focuses on the need to live in harmony with nature. Following the Human Environment Conference or Stockholm Conference in June 1972, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) adopted a resolution in December 1972 to designate June 5 as World Environment Day (A/RES/2994 (XXVII) ) adopted. The date of 5 June coincides with the first day of the historic Stockholm Conference. The day was first observed in 1974, and since then it has been widely celebrated in more than 100 countries.