Daily Current Affairs 2 December 2023
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Daily Current Affairs: 2nd December
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1. Union Home Minister Amit Shah approves Rs 1,658 crore restoration and reconstruction plan for Joshimath
Joshimath city of Uttarakhand is facing serious challenges due to landslides and landslides. The high-level Central Committee headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah has approved a recovery and reconstruction (R&R) scheme worth ₹1,658.17 crore to deal with the aftermath of this natural disaster. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) aims to implement the Joshimath Restoration Plan within three years by employing the Build-Back-Better (BBB) policy, sustainable initiatives and other practices. The Ministry of Home Affairs has designated technical agencies under the direction of the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to assist the State Government in preparing and implementing recovery plans.
2. Data initiative Amplify 2.0 launched for Indian cities by Ministry of Urban Affairs
India’s Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched an unprecedented initiative to centralize and stream raw data from cities across the country. Launched as the Amplifi 2.0 (Assessment and Monitoring Platform for Livable, Inclusive and Future Ready Urban India) portal, the initiative aims to empower data-driven policy-making, academicians, researchers and the urban development process. To involve stakeholders.
The platform, which has been operational for three weeks, has successfully onboarded 225 urban local bodies (ULBs). Note that currently data of 150 cities is available on this platform. However, a significant challenge emerged in the process – lack of data maturity in cities. As a result, initially only 150 ULBs were able to share their data. In response, the Ministry of Urban Affairs sent data quality parameters to all cities, emphasizing the importance of comprehensive and reliable data.
3.Bharat Coking Coal Limited starts operation of 5.0 MTPA Madhuband Washery
Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL), a premier company under the Ministry of Coal, has achieved a significant milestone with the commencement of commercial operations at its state-of-the-art 5.0 MTPA Madhuband Washery. Minister of Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi officially inaugurated the washery as a significant opportunity for India’s coal and steel sector. Officially opened in March 2022, the facility boasts of technological advancement and logistics efficiency, cementing its position as one of the largest coking coal washeries in India. Demonstrating BCCL’s commitment to providing state-of-the-art solutions to the coal industry, the facility has undergone rigorous load testing, trial runs and Performance Guarantee Testing (PGT) to ensure its performance.
4.Nagaland is celebrating its 61st Statehood Day
Nagaland, a vibrant state in the Northeastern region of India, is celebrating its 61st Statehood Day on December 1, 2023. Note that this is an important milestone in the historical journey of the Nagas, who became the 16th state of the Union of India on December 1, 1963.
The state level event, to be held at the Nagaland Civil Secretariat Kohima, promises a day filled with cultural enrichment, reflection on the past and focus on the future. At a function organized on the occasion, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio took the general salute and began the day by addressing the people of Nagaland.
In this address he is expected to not only celebrate the achievements and opportunities of India post-merger, but also unveil key initiatives for the future. These initiatives include the launch of the Nagaland School Safety Policy Digital Training Platform and the Nagaland Disaster Risk Reduction Road Map. These platforms are important steps to ensure the security and resilience of the state.
5.RBI imposes monetary penalty on Bank of America, NA, HDFC
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) took a regulatory step on Thursday. Bank of America, N.A. for the violations specified in this regulatory action. And imposed fine on HDFC Bank Ltd. Besides this, penalty has also been imposed on five co-operative banks for non-compliance with various regulatory requirements.
However, these fines are based on regulatory compliance deficiencies and are not intended to adjudicate the validity of transactions or contracts between NTT and their customers. RBI has fined Bank of America, N.A. for violating reporting requirements under the Liberalized Remittance Scheme of FEMA 1999. A fine of Rs 10,000 rupees has been imposed on him. The move came as a result of non-compliance with Reserve Bank of India instructions, indicating a lapse in compliance with regulatory guidelines.
Schemes and Committees News
6.Prime Minister inaugurates 10,000th medicine center at AIIMS Deoghar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has marked an important milestone in healthcare by inaugurating the 10,000th medical center at AIIMS in Deoghar. The event also marked the launch of an ambitious program which aims to increase the number of public dispensary centers in the country from 10,000 to 25,000. Additionally, the Prime Minister inaugurated the Pradhan Mantri Mahila Kisan Drone Centre, which reflects the holistic vision of healthcare and agricultural prosperity.
The Prime Minister began an interactive session with Ruchi Kumar, the beneficiary and operator of the 10,000th dispensary centre. Ms Kumari shared her inspiration behind setting up the centres, emphasizing the need for affordable medicines in the region. PM Modi appreciated their efforts and pointed out the significant difference in prices. It is worth noting that medicines which are available for Rs 100 in the market are often available for Rs 10 to 50 at this centre.
Awards and Honors News
7. Honored with Odisha Pavilion in IITF-2023
The India International Trade Fair (IITF-2023) concluded on a triumphant note on November 27 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. One of the standout attractions at the event was the Odisha Pavilion, which not only enthralled the audience right from the start but also won the coveted Gold Medal in State Pavilion Category for “Excellence in Display”. Since the beginning of this trade fair, Odisha Pavilion has maintained its silver medal streak by winning the gold medal.
Director of Information and Public Relations Saroj Kumar Samal accepted the award on behalf of Odisha. Under the guidance of Suryaranjan Mohanty and Additional Director Santosh Das, the pavilion showcases the state’s unwavering commitment towards women empowerment and their role in economic prosperity. A diverse range of tribal art, artefacts and products were displayed in the pavilion of note.
8.NTPC Bongaigaon wins double at Greentech Environment Awards 2023
NTPC Bongaigaon, a leading power generation company, has recently received significant appreciation for its exemplary contribution in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and environment protection. The power station has received two prestigious awards from the Greentech Foundation, emphasizing its commitment to sustainable practices and social responsibility.
NTPC Bongaigaon was honored with two individual awards at a function held at Sonamarg, Jammu and Kashmir. The power station was awarded the first trophy in the environment protection category at the 22nd Annual Greentech Environment Awards 2023. Second Award in the Rural Development Sector at the 10th Annual Greentech CSR India Awards.
Assam Pollution Control Board presented the awards in the presence of dignitaries including Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Additional Chief Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Government of Assam, Chairman of Assam Pollution Control Board, Dr. Arup Kumar Mishra and Member Secretary, Mr. Shantanu Kumar Dutta.
9.ISRO scientist VR Lalitambika honored with top French civilian honor
In a significant recognition for her significant contributions to space cooperation between France and India, eminent scientist and former Director of the Human Space Program of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), Lalitambika VR, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Légion d’Honneur’ . ,
The award was presented to him by French Ambassador to India Thierry Mathieu at a function held in Bengaluru. Lalitambika, 60, had played a key role in promoting collaboration between VR, French national space agency CNES and ISRO. He was praised for his key role in signing the first joint agreement in 2018, which focuses on human spaceflight and space medicine in particular. Under his leadership the India-France partnership achieved significant success.
10. West Indies’ Shane Dowrich has announced his retirement from international cricket.
West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Shane Dowrich has announced his retirement from international cricket and has been withdrawn from the West Indies squad to face England in the upcoming ODI series. The West Indies Cricket Board (CWI) has confirmed Dowrich’s unexpected decision from international cricket.
Shane Dowrich’s return to the West Indies team earlier this month was a surprise, marking his return to international cricket after a break of three years from Test cricket and four years from One Day International (ODI). However, his comeback was short-lived as 32-year-old Shane Dowrich has now decided to retire from the game just ahead of the ODI series against England.