‘Svanidhi Se Samridhi’ scheme launched in additional 126 cities across the country


1.Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the Prime Minister’s Museum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Prime Minister’s Museum . The Prime Minister’s Museum is located in the Teen Murti Estate of Delhi and houses the lives of 14 former Prime Ministers of the country and their contribution to nation building.is shown. Guided by the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, this museum is an honor and tribute to the contribution of all the former Prime Ministers of the country. The aim of this inclusive effort is to impart to the new generation their leadership, To encourage with vision and achievements. The design of the museum is inspired by the story of India marching on the path of progress. Its logo represents the countrymen holding the Dharmachakra symbolizing the nation and democracy in their hands. The museum has a total of 43 galleries. A symbol of amalgamation of the new and the old, this museum connects the section-I of the former Teen Murti Bhavan with the section-two of the newly constructed building. The total area of ​​both the blocks is more than 15 thousand 6 hundred square meters. The first person to buy a ticket to this museum was PM Modi. The ticket price has been kept at Rs 100 for online purchase and Rs 110 for offline mode. The ticket price for foreigners has been kept at Rs 750. Children in the age group of 5 to 12 years will be given 50% discount per ticket. School and college students will get 25 percent discount if booking is done by college and schools. Children of the age of 50 per cent will be given a discount of 50 per cent. School and college students will get 25 percent discount if booking is done by college and schools. Children of the age of 50 per cent will be given a discount of 50 per cent. School and college students will get 25 percent discount if booking is done by college and schools.

2.Announcement of establishment of Indo-US Education and Skill Development Working Group in line with cooperation plans

India and the US plan to strengthen cooperation in the field of skill development and education through joint cooperation . Both countries are planning to promote student and scholarly mobility with the aim of creating people-to-people contacts. A new Indo-US Education and Skills Development Working Group in line with cooperation plans(India-US Education and Skills Development Working Group) has been announced. This working group will help in improving relations between countries in the field of skill development and education. The contribution of the Fulbright-Nehru program in strengthening the exchange program between the two countries was also highlighted. The role of 4 million Indian-Americans in deepening Indo-US relations was also highlighted. Cooperation in the field of higher education between the two countries will also help in boosting diplomatic relations.

3.WTO cuts global trade growth forecast to 3% in 2022

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has revised its global trade growth forecast from 4.7% to 3% this year due to the impact of the Russia-Ukraine war . The WTO has also warned about a possible food crisis that could lead to price increases. In this report of the World Trade Organization, it has been said that this conflict has harmed the world economy. The economic recovery is also being affected by the lockdown in China. The pandemic, along with the war, has disrupted global supply chains, increased inflation, and dented business growth expectations. The World Trade Organization has projected that the global trade growth will be 3% in 2022 while it will increase to 3.4% in 2023. Forecasts for 2022 and 2023 are uncertain due to the conflict.

4.Indian Air Force and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras sign MoU

The Indian Air Force and the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras today signed a Memorandum of Understanding on various development projects to help meet the needs of the Air Force. Its objective is to accelerate the indigenous efforts of the Air Force to achieve the goal of self-reliant India. The Air Force has identified various areas of cooperation. These include finding indigenous solutions towards development of technology and maintenance of various weapon systems . IIT Madras will provide research advisory for prototype development and feasibility studies.

5.Launch of the country’s biggest quiz competition Sabka Vikas Maha Quiz for good governance and awareness about various government schemes

Country’s biggest quiz competition Sabka Vikas Maha Quizwas launched. Its objective is to create awareness among citizens about various schemes of the government and good governance. This scheme has been started with the intention of mitigating the challenges in the lives of the poor due to the COVID pandemic. The main objective of this scheme is that no poor or any household should go hungry. The Minister of Electronics and Information Technology said that this quiz has been launched on the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar. This competition will continue till 28th of this month. There will be 20 questions in this quiz competition, which will have to be answered in 300 seconds. This quiz competition is held in twelve languages ​​- English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Will be in Tamil and Telugu. A maximum of 1000 participants who score more points will be selected as the winner in each quiz. The ministry said that each of the selected winners would be given Rs 2,000. Download this question at www. Can be played on mygov.in.

6.International Gandhi Award for Leprosy-2021 to Dr. Bhushan Kumar and Sahyog Kushtha Yagya Trust, Gujarat

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu honored Dr. Bhushan Kumar of Chandigarh and Sahyog Kushtha Yagya Trust, Gujarat with the International Gandhi Award for Leprosy-2021 at a function in New Delhi . This annual award was instituted by the Gandhi Memorial Leprosy Foundation. Speaking on the occasion, he praised the work of the award winners. He said that both Dr. Bhushan Kumar and Sahyog Kushtha Yagya Trust are working sincerely to spread awareness about leprosy and to take care of the affected people.

7.Approval to continue the revised scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan from 1st April to 31st March 2026 this year

The Economic Working Committee of the Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the continuation of the revised Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan . This scheme will continue from 1st of this month till 31st March 2026 . The scheme will be expanded to all states and union territories. Five thousand nine hundred and 11 crore rupees will be spent on this scheme. In this, the share of the Center will be three thousand seven hundred crore rupees and the share of the state will be two thousand two hundred and eleven crore rupees.

8.Shri Prahlad Joshi launches web portal for Mine Accident Reporting in Coal Sector

Recently, the Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Prahlad Joshi launched a web portal developed by the Ministry of Coal which will prove to be helpful in real time reporting of accidents in the coal mine sector . This portal has been developed by Coal India Limited (CIL) to analyze the root causes of accidents and facilitate their prevention and accident investigation. This portal will facilitate monitoring of the steps taken by coal companies for inquiry recommendations with a view to reduce such accidents. India’s coal sector during the year 2021-22 produced a record 777.23 MT as compared to 716 million tonnes (MT) in the fiscal year 2020-21, showing a growth of 8.55 per cent.

9.Two-day UNESCO Workshop on Principles and Recommendations for Creating a Museum of Tribal Freedom Fighters Organized in New Delhi

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has presented ‘ Principles and Recommendations for Creating a Museum of Tribal Freedom Fighters ‘ at UNESCO House in New Delhi .’ Organized a two-day workshop (11-12 April 2022). The program was coordinated by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) which has been working on various development projects with the ministry over the years. These museums are meant to recognize the contribution of tribes in the freedom movements and to preserve their tribal cultural heritage. Mr. Eric Falt, Director and Representative of UNESCO, in his address appreciated the Government of India for this unique effort to develop Tribal Freedom Fighters’ museums as this initiative would be the first of its kind in the world.

10.Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia Launches First Flying Training Organization of North East Region

The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia and the Chief Minister of Assam , Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated the first Flying Training Organization (FTO) of the North Eastern Region at Lilabari, Assam .started the Lilabari is among nine FTOs to be set up by June 2022 at five airports in India, including Belagavi and Kalaburagi in Karnataka, Jalgaon in Maharashtra and Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh. M/s Redbird Aviation had won the rights to set up an FTO at Lilabari. Airports Authority of India has taken land on lease for FTO and obtained statutory clearances from DGCA and BCAS. With the establishment of these FTOs, India aims to become a global hub of pilot training. Currently, Lilabari has two aircraft – the Tecnam P2008 JC single engine and the Tecnam P2006T multi engine – deployed for flight training of the Redbird, which will be increased to 5 by the end of the year.

11.IAF completes rescue operation in Deoghar

Indian Air Force in coordination with NDRF , local administration and Army has completed the rescue of 35 people stranded in a ropeway service located in Trikut hills in Deoghar district of Jharkhand . The IAF used two Mi-17V5s, one Mi-17, an Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) and a Cheetah helicopter to fly for more than 26 hours in this mission. The two-day long operation saw two tragic accidents where despite best efforts people could not be safely rescued due to the complex nature of the rescue operation.

12.A meeting of the Central Advisory Committee constituted under RERA was held under the chairmanship of Shri Hardeep Singh Puri.

The third meeting of the Central Advisory Committee (CAC) constituted under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) was held under the chairmanship of Shri Hardeep Singh Puri , Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs . The deliberations of the committee were live streamed on the official social media platforms of the ministry. The CAC deliberated on the issues relating to the status of implementation of RERA by the States/Union Territories (UTs). Also, to amend the rules framed by the States/UTs, strengthen RERA to ensure its effective implementation, constitute a committee for structural security of projects and completion of old stalled housing projects.

13.’Svanidhi Se Samridhi’ scheme launched in additional 126 cities across the country

Shri Manoj Joshi , Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched ‘ Swanidhi Se Samridhi ‘ in 126 cities in addition to 14 States/UTs in the presence of senior officials from the States/UTs and various Central Ministries.’ Launched the plan. ‘Svanidhi Se Samridhi’ is an additional scheme of PMSVANIDHI which was launched on 4 January 2021 in Phase-I in 125 cities covering around 35 lakh street vendors and their families. Also, 22.5 lakh schemes have been approved, which include Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, 16 lakh insurance benefits under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Yojana and 2.7 lakh pension benefits under Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan Yojana. Keeping in view the success of Phase-I, MoHUA has expanded the scheme in additional 126 cities of the country with an aim to cover 28 lakh street vendors and their families with a target of 20 lakh plan approvals for the financial year 2022-23. Expansion has started. The remaining cities will be gradually linked to this scheme.

14.Mr. G. Kishan Reddy launches Utsav Portal on the inaugural day of Amrut Samagam Sammelan

The Union Minister for Tourism, Culture and Development of the North Eastern Region (DONER) Shri G. Kishan Reddy inaugurated the Amrut Samagam Sammelan to be held in New Delhi from April 12 to 13 . During the inaugural day of the two-day Amrit Samagra conference, Shri G. Kishan Reddy Utsav Portalalso launched. Utsav Portal website, a digital initiative launched by the Ministry of Tourism, aims to showcase all the events, festivals and live darshan of India to promote different regions of the country as popular tourist destinations across the world. It aims to showcase various aspects, dates and details of India’s events and festivals on a global platform and create awareness, attraction and travel opportunity by providing relevant digital experiences to tourists in the form of attractive photographs of the celebrations. Apart from this, it aims to provide devotees and travelers with a view and experience of some of the famous religious pilgrimages of India in the form of live darshan.

15.Mr. S. Iqbal Singh Lalpura takes over as chairman of National Commission for Minorities

Mr. S. Iqbal Singh Lalpura took over as the Chairman of NCM in New Delhi after being re-nominated as the Chairman of National Commission for Minorities (NCM) vide Ministry of Minority Affairs Notification dated 12.4.2022 . During his previous tenure as the Chairman of NCM, he worked tirelessly for the welfare of all the minorities with a focused approach, to ensure that the grievances of the minorities are redressed and they are eligible for the welfare schemes run by the Government. Be sure to take advantage.

16.NMDC wins Gold and Silver awards at 80th Skoch Summit 2022

India’s largest iron ore producer, National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) under the Ministry of Steel bagged a gold and a silver medal at the recently held 80th Skoch Summit and Skoch Awards in New Delhi . The theme of Skoch Summit is State of BFSI & PSUsWas. Project ‘Promoting Technical Education and Skill Development in Dantewada District through NMDC ITI Bhansi’ bagged Gold Award in Social Responsibility Category and Project ‘Kalpataru Project’ for ERP Implementation earned Silver Award in Digital Inclusion Category. Shri Amitabh Mukherjee, Director (Finance) accepted the honor on behalf of Chairman & Managing Director, Shri Sumit Deb through video conferencing. The winners of the SKOCH Awards were selected based on an application submitted on their website, a jury presentation, three rounds of popular online votes and a second round of jury evaluation.

17.Falguni Nair wins EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2021

Falguni Nair has been named as the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2021 at the 23rd edition of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year India Awards . She is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of beauty supply company Nykaa (FSN E-commerce) . She will now represent India at the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award (WEOY) in Monaco on June 9, 2022. The lifetime achievement was given to AM Naik, Group Chairman, Larsen & Toubro.

18.Repeat order for Khadi Denim by American fashion brand “Patagonia” confirms global popularity of Khadi

US fashion brand Patagonia has placed an order to buy Khadi Denim fabric once again. The order is a global appreciation of Khadi’s world class product quality and adherence to timeliness in fulfilling supply orders. Patagonia in March this year placed an order to procure 17,050 meters of khadi denim fabric worth about Rs 80 lakh from Khadi Institute Khadi Bharti in Rajkot, Gujarat through renowned textile company Arvind Mills. This repeat order comes after the successful completion of the previous order of 30,000 meters of Khadi Denim fabric worth Rs 1.08 crore.

19.14 airports of Airports Authority of India-AAI are now equipped with Ambulift for the convenience of passengers facing problems in commuting

14 Airports Authority of India-AAI airports now ambulift to facilitate commuters facing difficulties in commuting under Accessible India Campaign (Accessible India Campaign) of Government of Indiahave been equipped with. For the convenience of passengers facing commuting difficulties, handicapped passengers on wheel chair and passengers on stretcher, AAI has procured 20 ambulifts for airports having code C and other advanced level aircraft. There is flight operation, but there is no aerobridge facility. The Ambulift is indigenously manufactured under the ‘Make in India’ policy. This facility is presently started in 14 airports of Dehradun, Gorakhpur, Patna, Bagdogra, Darbhanga, Imphal, Vijayawada, Port Blair, Jodhpur, Belgaum, Silchar, Jharsuguda, Rajkot, Hubli. Apart from this, the remaining six airports Dimapur, Jorhat, Leh, Jamnagar, Bhuj and Kanpur airports are likely to be operational by the end of this month.

20.Waterways Conclave 2022 was organized

Waterways Conclave 2022 to be organized by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) on 11th and 12th April, 2022 in Dibrugarh, Assamwas done in The objective of the conclave was to focus on harnessing the potential of the international and domestic waterways ecosystem in the North-Eastern region of the country. The industry partner of this conclave was Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). The conference was inaugurated by Sarbananda Sonowal, Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and AYUSH. The conclave was attended by various stakeholders in the area of ​​waterways ecosystem such as senior government officials, policy planners, sector experts, domestic and international investors, infrastructure players, cruise tourism industry, ship owners and operators, representatives of major ports, cargo passengers .

21.Central government raised Rs 96,000 crore under asset monetization

Assets worth Rs 96,000 crore to be monetised by the central government in FY 2022are met. It has crossed the target of Rs 88,000 crore. The government has set a target of Rs 1.62 lakh crore for FY23. For the FY 2023 targets, the government already has a pipeline of assets worth Rs 1.6 trillion in advanced implementation stages. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reviewed the progress regarding monetization of assets. For FY23, the assets to be monetized are being prepared by NITI Aayog in consultation with various ministries of the central government. The monetization in FY22 was led by the ministries of power, roads, coal and mining based on the innovative model of Toll Operate Transfer (ToT) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs).

22.India’s retail inflation rises to 6.95% in March

India’s retail inflation rose to a 17-month high of 6.95% in March, from 6.07% the previous month, due to a sharp rise in food prices , data from the National Statistical Office (NSO) shows . Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), remained above the upper limit of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) tolerance band for the third consecutive month. Retail inflation was 6.01 per cent in January 2022.

23.UNDP Announces $2.2 Million in Climate Action Funding for Innovators

UNDP and Adaptation Innovation Marketplace (AIM) partners announce $2.2 million in climate action funding for 22 local innovators from 19 countries, including Indiais of. The first round of funding from the Adaptation Fund Climate Innovation Accelerator (AFCIA) window will improve local climate action and accelerate the achievement of the ambitions of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals. The project enables local actors and contributes to UNDP and partners’ worldwide support of the principles of locally driven adaptation action. The Adaptation Innovation Marketplace will provide technical support and information for newly launched funding applications. AIM is a strategy platform that supports large-scale adaptation at the local level, with a focus on civil society, non-governmental organizations and women and youth innovators, and was presented by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner at the Climate Adaptation Summit in January 2021. was launched. market resources to make local climate change financing more accessible, Brings information and support together. The Adaptation Fund climate innovation accelerator receives technical support from AIM partners, including the International Center for Climate Change and Development, the University Association of Least Developed Countries on Climate Change, the Global Resilience Partnership, the climate-knowledge innovation community and United Nations Capital Development. Fund (UNCDF).

24.BPCL partners with Microsoft to drive digital transformation

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) , an Indian oil refinery, has teamed up with Microsoft to improve its customer experience . It will also integrate cloud computing and artificial intelligence (AI) to help the oil and gas business optimize digitally. Microsoft will supply infrastructure as a service, platform as a service and cloud network and security services to BPCL during the seven-year partnership.

25.Netherlands won the FIH Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022

The Netherlands won their fourth title of the FIH Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022 by defeating Germany in Potchefstroom , South Africa . Netherlands is the most successful team. In the third place match, England defeated India 3–0 in a shootout to win the bronze medal. The FIH has banned Russia from the 2022 Women’s FIH Hockey Junior World Cup due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022. The 2023 Women’s FIH Hockey Junior World Cup will be the tenth edition and will be held in Santiago, Chile.

26.BCCI Secretary Jay Shah appointed as Member Board Representative of ICC Cricket Committee

BCCI secretary Jay Shah has been appointed as the member board representative to the ICC Cricket Committee, while Mahela Jayawardene has been reappointed as the former player representative . Other important decisions were also taken in the ICC Board meeting held in Dubai. The CEC agreed, taking into account a recent suggestion by the ICC Men’s Cricket Committee, that when travel limits are relaxed, more neutral match officials should be used, building on the success of the employment of local umpires.

27.Mahavir Jayanti

The birth anniversary of Lord Mahavir , the 24th and last Jain Tirthankara , was celebrated with religious fervor across the country on April 14 . Mahavir Jayanti is celebrated on Trayodashi Tithi of Shukla Paksha of Chaitra month . Mahavir Jayanti is the most sacred occasion for the Jain community and has great significance in their religious life.

28.Birth anniversary of Babasaheb Bhim Rao Ambedkar, the architect of Indian Constitution

President Ram Nath Kovind led the nation in paying homage to the architect of the Constitution and Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar on his birth anniversary. Ambedkar Jayanti or Bhim Jayanti is celebrated every year on 14th April in India.is celebrated. This day is also called Ambedkar Remembrance Day. Bhim Rao Ambedkar’s full name was Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar. Ambedkar was born on April 14, 1891. He fought for equality throughout his life. Thus, his birthday is also celebrated as “Equality Day”. India has demanded to celebrate his birthday as International Day of Equality in the United Nations. He was also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar. In 1990, Ambedkar was awarded the Bharat Ratna. His portrait was unveiled in the Central Hall of Parliament in 1990. The period between April 14, 1990 and April 14, 1991 was observed as the “Year of Social Justice”. In 2015, the Government of India issued coins of ten rupees and 125 rupees to mark his 125th birth anniversary. The United Nations celebrated Ambedkar Jayanti for three consecutive years in 2016, 2017 and 2018. in 2020, Canada celebrated Ambedkar’s birthday as Dr. BR. Ambedkar Day of Equality. In 2021, the Government of British Columbia celebrated his birthday as Dr. B.R. Ambedkar decided to celebrate it as Equality Day.