Current Affairs April 2021 : 02 April 2021

Current Affairs April 2021: 02 April 2021

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Current Affairs April 2021: 02 April 2021

  • Good Friday is observed on 02 April 2021.
  • In March 2021, GST Revenue collection hits a new record of collection of 1,23,902 Crore rupees. It is higher by 27% than the collection in March 2020.
  • Delhi-Meerut Expressway has been opened now for traffic from 01 April 2021, its cost of construction is over 08 Thousand crore rupees and now we can reach Delhi to Meerut or Meerut to Delhi within 45 Minutes only.
  • Kargil-Zanskar road will be upgraded with Rs. 780 Crore rupees as the Union Government has approved this project. This road was declared as a National Highway in 2017 by the Centre Govt.
  • M Venkaiah Naidu the Vice President of India, is on two day Odisha visit from 02 April 2021. Here the Vice President will attend various events like a book release function at Raj Bhawan in Bhubaneshwar and will inaugurate the 600th birth anniversary of of Adikavi Sarala Das in Cuttack.
  • Third lockdown ordered in France by the President Emmanuel Macron on 31 March 2021 amid surge in Covid-19 Cases in country. All non-essential stores will be closed during the lockdown period.
  • On the Birth Anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar, the Centre Government announced 14 April as a Public Holiday. On 14 April 2021, it will be the 130th Birth Anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar.
  • Vaccination for Covid-19 began from 01 April 2021 for the 45 years above aged people. People can visit their nearest vaccination centre for on-site registration, the cut off date for the 45 years age is 01 January 1977.
  • Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh took over as the Chief of Staff, Headquarters Western Command. He got commissioned on 20 December 1986 in 19 Madras Regiment.
  • To study employment related migration, the Government launched the All-India Survey of Migrant Workers and All- India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey.
  • SCR (South Central Railway) electrified 750 Tracks KM on its rail network during the financial year 2020-21.
  • From 04 April 2021, Indian Army will be participate in a 9 Days multinational exercise in Bangladesh named “Shantir Ogroshena-2021”. “Robust Peace Keeping Operations” will be the theme of the exercise.
  • As per the report of ACI Worldwide (Payment Solution Provider), the Digital Payments will grow 71.7% in India by 2025.
  • IGL (Indraprastha Gas Ltd) and DTC (Delhi Transport Corporation) signed an agreement to supply CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) till December 2030. DTC is the world largest CNG Powered bus service operator.
  • TTD (Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams) got approval from J&K administration to build a temple in J&K. Also got allotment of 25 hectares of land on lease for 40 years.
  • With effect from 31 March 2021, Dr. Urjit Patel (Former RBI Governor) will be the additional Director of Britannia Industries for the 5 years.
  • Newgen Software and Akshaya Patra Foundation joined hands to offer mid-day meals and happiness kits.
  • Three Days “Ayurveda Parav” organised in Bhubaneswar by Vinoba Seva Pratisthan (VSP) in the collaboration with the Ministry of AYUSH from 26 March to 28 March 2021.
  • Bihar is set to become the country’s first state to have two green energy efficient towns in Rajgir and Bodh Gaya.
  • In Punjab Govt Buses, Women/girls can travel free of cost from 01 April 2021.
  • The Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat launced the Joint Logistics Node (JLN) at the western Naval Command in Mumbai. It will Provide logistical support to all three defence services.

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