Thursday, 2 July 2020

July 3:Current Affairs

1)NATIONAL POSTAL WORKERS DAY :JULY 1;

  • National Postal Workers Day was celebrated on july 1 to recognise postal workers across the globe. 
  • The day encourages usto show our appreciation for the person who provides postal services. 
Did You Know? 
        In 1997, a seattle -area postal carrier workers established National Postal Workers Day to honour fellow employees. 

2)"DREAM KERALA PROJECT "ANNOUNCED ;

  • Kerala has announced "Dream Kerala Project "for the rehabilitation of the keralites returning of the abroad and for the overall development of the state. 
  • The project aims, not only the rehabilitation of returnees but also, using their skill and knowledge for reviving the state. 

3)SERB LAUNCHED 'ACCELERATE VIGYAN';

  • The Science  and Engineering Research Board has launched a new scheme called "Accelerate Vigyan". 
  • The objective of the scheme is to encourage hifh end scientific research and prepare scientific man power. 
Did You Know? 
        The scheme will provide a single platform for the research intenships, capacity building programs and workshops across the country. 

4)INDRA MANI:PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO UN;

  • Senior diplomat Indra Mani Pandey has been appointed az next Ambassador and permanent representative of india to the United Nations and other International organisations in Geneva. 
  • Mr. Pandey, a 1990  batch IAS officer, is presently  additional secretary in External Affairs  Ministry. 


5)GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED SPECIAL LIQUIDITY SCHEME ;

  • The Union Government has launched a Special Liquidity Scheme of RS. 30, 000cr to improve the liquidity position for NBFCs and HFCs. 
  • The scheme was launched on 1 july 2020 through a special purpose vehicle in the form of SLS trust set up SBI Capital Markets Limited. 
Did You Know? 
        NBFC -Non-Banking Finance Company. 
        HFC-Housing Finance Company.  

6)HDFC BANK LAUNCHED 'E-KISAAN DHAN'APP;

  • HDFC Bank has announced the launch of 'e-Kisaan Dhan' app for farmers all over India.
  • Through this app the farmers will be  able to bouquet of services, both banking and agriculture, through their mobile phones.
7)SANJAY DWIVEDI APPOINTED AS IIMC DIRECTOR GENERAL ;

  • Professor Sanjay Dwivedi has been appointed as the Director General of the IIMC Delhi.
  • Dwivedi is at present registrar of Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism, Bhopal. 
Did You Know? 
        IIMC-Indian Institute of Mass Communication. 

8)PAKISTAN'S FIRST FEMALE LIENTENANT GENERAL;

  • For the first time in Pakistan, a female officer was appointed to the rank of lientunant general in the Pakistan Army.
  • Major General Nigar Johar become the Pakistan's first female officer to be promoted to the rank of lieutenant general.
9)WORLD SPORTS JOURNALISTS DAY :JULY 2;

  • World Sports Journalists Day is celebrated on july 2, to mark the services of sports journalists for the promotion of sports.
  • The day is celebrated to urge members of the sporting media to strive for excellence in the professional work.

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