Important Current Affairs 22nd September 2022
In this article, we will discuss all the Current Affairs of 22nd September about national, international, banking, finance, sports, awards, and many others. So if you are interested to know about the latest 22nd September 2022 current affairs then read this article till the end.
Current Affairs of 22nd September – National News
1. Dharmendra Pradhan introduced the “SCALE” app to help the leather sector increase its skills.
◉ The SCALE (Skill Certification Assessment for Leather Employees) app has been released by the Union Minister of Education and Skill ◉ Development Dharmendra Pradhan.
◉ It offers a one-stop shop for all of the leather industry’s training, education, testing, and job requirements.
◉ The Council for the Leather Skill Sector created it.
2. In Srinagar, the first multiplex in Kashmir was inaugurated.
◉ Kashmir, Jammu The first multiplex in Kashmir was opened by Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha in the Sonwar neighborhood of Srinagar.
◉ With this, cinemas have returned to Kashmir after a three-decade absence.
◉ The INOX-designed multiplex features 3 theatres with a combined seating capacity of 520 people.
◉ The Kashmir valley’s movie theatres were all shut down on December 31, 1990, due to the rise of terrorism.
3. Launching initiatives for the development of the Bogibeel region was Sarbananda Sonowal.
◉ Sarbananda Sonowal, the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, has started a number of projects to enhance the Bogibeel region near Dibrugarh in Assam.
◉ At Bogibeel and Guijan, the first foundation stones for two floating jetties were erected.
◉ He also opened the Northeast Frontier Railways-developed Bogibeel Riverfront Passenger Jetty (NFR).
4. Hero MotoCorp and HPCL collaborated to build the infrastructure for EV charging stations.
◉ Together, Hero MotoCorp and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) are building the nation’s infrastructure for electric two-wheeler charging.
◉ The two businesses will first set up charging infrastructure at HPCL’s current network of stations as part of this endeavor.
◉ In order to create a high-density EV charging station network across the nation, charging stations will be installed in a few significant cities in the first phase before being expanded to other important markets.
5. The government of Odisha adopted a livelihood action plan for coast regeneration and climate resilience of Rs 261 crore.
◉ A livelihood action plan worth Rs 261 crore has been approved by the government of Odisha for improving climate resilience among coastal residents and regenerating the coastal ecosystem.
◉ This community-based action plan will be put into action by the government from now until 2026–2027.
◉ The coastal livelihood action plan would receive an investment of Rs 261.50 crore.
6. India’s growth prediction for 2022–2023 was cut by ADB to 7%.
◉ The Asian Development Bank reduced its 7.2% July 2022 estimate for India’s growth to 7% for the years 2022–2023.
◉ Additionally, it reduced India’s projected growth for 2023–2024 from 7.8% to 7.2%.
◉ Inflation in India was predicted to be 6.7% in FY23 and 5.8% in FY24.
Retail inflation in India has been hovering at a record 7% for eight consecutive months, exceeding the Reserve Bank of India’s upper tolerance ceiling of 6%.
7. IFSCA of India and the Singapore Central Bank collaborated to pursue fintech innovations.
◉ Agreement between the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) of India to promote regulatory cooperation in FinTech.
◉ The agreement is anticipated to make use of the regulatory sandboxes already in place in each party’s jurisdiction to enable the testing of technological breakthroughs.
◉ Along with inviting pertinent nations to take part in a Global Regulatory Sandbox, the partnership will enable both organizations to assess the feasibility of use cases that could benefit from collaboration across several jurisdictions.
◉ The integrated financial regulator and the central bank of Singapore is called MAS.
8. A government official As trustees of the PM CARES Fund, Ratan Tata and two others
◉ Three individuals have been proposed as trustees for the PM CARES Fund: seasoned industrialist Ratan Tata, former Supreme Court justice KT Thomas, and former deputy speaker of the Lok Sabha Kariya Munda.
◉ The Trust also decided to propose other distinguished individuals for the creation of the Advisory Board for the PM CARES Fund.
◉ Rajiv Mehrishi, Sudha Murthy, and Anand Shah make up the advisory board (Former CEO of Piramal Foundation).
◉ Goal: To offer broader insights on how the PM CARES Fund operates.
9. Elvis Ali crosses the North Channel at the oldest age for an Indian.
◉ Elvis Ali Hazarika, a seasoned Assamese swimmer, is the first person from the North East to traverse the North Channel.
◉ Between north-eastern Northern Ireland and south-western Scotland is a channel known as the North Channel. It starts where the Irish Sea terminates, north of the Isle of Man, and flows northeast into the Atlantic Ocean.
◉ For this feat, Elvis and his team needed 14 hours and 38 minutes. Elvis has now crossed the North Channel at the oldest age for an Indian swimmer.
10. It’s World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21.
◉ Every September 21, people around the world celebrate World Alzheimer’s Day.
◉ To increase public knowledge of neurological disorders.
◉ The most frequent cause of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease impairs a person’s memory, mental capacity, and capacity to perform basic tasks.
◉ The first World Alzheimer’s Day was observed on September 21, 1994, in Edinburgh at the start of ADI’s annual conference.
◉ Theme 2022: Be aware of Alzheimer’s and dementia
11. 2022: September 22 marks World Rhino Day.
◉ The 22nd of September is designated as World Rhino Day each year.
◉ Objective: To raise awareness of the threats faced by the various species of rhinoceros.
◉ Additionally, the Sumatran, Black, Greater One-horned, Javan, and White rhino species are all commemorated on this day.
◉ Theme: Five Rhino Species Forever in 2022
12. Raju Srivastava, a well-known comedian, went away.
◉ At the age of 58, well-known comedian Raju Srivastava passed suddenly.
◉ Beginning his career, Srivastava played little parts in a number of movies, such as Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, Tezaab, Bombay to Goa, and Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya.
◉ Srivastava also appeared in such shows as Shaktimaan, Comedy Circus, The Kapil Sharma Show, and The Great Indian Laughter Challenge.
◉ As a recent special guest on India’s Laughter Champion, he was visible.
◉ On December 25, 1963, Raju Srivastava was born in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.
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