Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 10 September 2023

1) Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das has been ranked as the top central banker globally by US-based Global Finance magazine.
➨ Das has been rated ‘A+’ in the Global Finance Central Banker Report Cards 2023.
◾️Reserve Bank of India:-
➨Headquarters:- Mumbai, Maharashtra, 
➨Established:- 1 April 1935, 1934 Act.
➨Hilton Young Commission
➨ First Governor – Sir Osborne Smith
➨ First Indian Governor – Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh
➨Present Governor:- Shaktikanta Das

2) Bajaj Auto’s subsidiary, Bajaj Auto Consumer Finance, has received the Certificate of Registration from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to start the business of the non-banking finance company (NBFC).

3) Union Minister Jyotiraditya M Scindia inaugurated the International Aerospace Conference in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
➨The conference was organized by the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
➨The theme of the conference was “Moving Towards Inclusive Global Value Chain”.

4) Hitachi Payment Services launched India’s first UPI-ATM, in association with the National Payments Corporation of India, during the Global Fintech Fest in Mumbai, offering secure cardless cash withdrawals.

5) Dr. Amit S. Telang, presently Consul General, Consulate General of India, Frankfurt, has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.

6) India and Singapore have achieved a significant milestone in their digital partnership by successfully conducting the first live paperless transaction using the Trade Trust platform.

7) Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has won the PMI South Asia award for Micro Project of the Year with their project titled ‘Intrusion Detection System for saving elephant lives’.

8) Indian Bank has partnered with OneCard to introduce state-of-the-art, mobile-first, contactless, metal cobranded credit cards.
➨OneCard is a metal credit card designed exclusively for mobile use that FPL Technologies launched and manages in collaboration with issuer banks.

9) Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) launched the “Adopt a Heritage 2.0” program to come forward and help in better upkeep and rejuvenation of India’s rich cultural heritage, in line with the vision of ‘Virasat Bhi, Vikas Bhi’.

10) SBICAP Securities Ltd. has announces the appointment of Suresh Shukla as Chief Business Officer (CBO).
➨ In his new role, Mr. Shukla will be at the helm of driving the company’s business operations and play a strategic role in spearheading the next level of growth.

11) V.L. Kantha Rao has assumed charge as the new Secretary of the Ministry of Mines. He is a 1992 batch IAS officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre.

12) Professor Satyajit Majumdar, serving as the Dean of the School of Management and Labor Studies at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in Mumbai, was awarded the ‘Dr V G Patel Memorial Award-2023’.
➨ He received this prestigious award in the category of ‘Entrepreneurship Coach, Educator, and Mentor’ for his outstanding contribution to promoting and strengthening entrepreneurship in India.

13) The State Bank of India (SBI), the public sector lender has implemented Unified Payments Interface (UPI) interoperability in Digital Rupee (₹) also called as Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC).

14) Union Minister for Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Malaviya Mission – Teachers Training Programme by the University Grants Commission at Kaushal Bhawan, New Delhi.
➨ He also inaugurated the Portal of the Programme and released its information brochure.

15) The Union Home Ministry has approved a proposal from Puducherry to introduce a 10% horizontal reservation for students graduating from government higher secondary schools in undergraduate medical education.

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