Current Affairs April 2021 : 03 April 2021

Current Affairs April 2021: 03 April 2021

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Current Affairs April 2021: 03 April 2021

The GST Revenue collection from Jammu & Kashmir for the Financial year 2020-21 shown the positive growth to 4890.35 crores against the total gross GST Collection of 4750.60 crores of 2019-20.

Biswa Bhusna Harichandan the Governor of Andhra Pradesh, has been awarded with “Kalinga Ratna” award for the year of 2021.

International Boxing Association(AIBA) President Umar Kremlev has confirmed that 2023 Men’s Boxing World Championship will be hosted in Tashkent(Uzbekistan’s Capital). It is the 22nd edition of this competition and Uzbekistan is hosting first time.

The Centre will soon roll out a Unique Land Parcel Identification Number system allotting distinct IDs for each land parcel in the country. The unique ID will be 14 digits and will be based on Georeference coordinate of vertices of the parcel.

A grant of Rs. 4608 crore has been released by the Finance Ministry to the states for providing grant-in-aid to the both local bodies(urban & rural) as per the recommendation of 15th Financial Commission. Rs. 87,460 Crores was released by the centre for the 28 states in the last financial year for the both local bodies.

At Ramagundam in Telangana, the India’s biggest floating solar power plant will be set up with the capacity of 100 MW an the estimated cost of the project is 423 crores rupees and it will have 4.5 photovoltaic panels. The world’s largest solar power plant with 600 MW capacity is being set up on Narmada river in Madhya Pradesh on Omkareshwar Dam.

71 unreserved mail & express trains from 05 April 2021 will be started by Indian Railways.

In the country over 7 Crores doses of Covid vaccine have been given to the beneficiaries so far.

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, Indian Railways has logged highest ever electrification of the sections covering over 6000 route kilometer in a single year during 2020-21.

Subhash Kumar, the Director (Finance) of ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd) appointed with additional charge for the post of CMD (Chairman and Managing Director). He joined ONGC as a Finance and Accounts Officers in 1985.

NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India) has set up its wholly-owned subsidiary firm- NPCI Bhart BillPay Ltd. & it came in to effect from 01 April 2021 and offers various payment service to the customers like bill payments for electricity, telecom, DTH, gas, water etc.

The Punjab State cabinet approved the amended Remission Policy 2021. Under this amendment of this policy convicted prisoners in Punjab will now be eligible for remission from time to time, instead of just once.

India’s largest and lending mutual fund distributor platform, BSE StAR MF processed over 9.38 Crore transactions amounting Rs. 3,33.095 corers in the financial year 2020-21. It is 63% higher than the last financial year 2019-20.

Under the farmer welfare programmes of Odisha and KALIA Scheme (Krushak Assistance for Livelihood and Income Augmentation), Odisha government has transferred Rs. 693.94 Crores to the bank accounts of 34 lakh farmers.

The Jammu & Kashmir Wetland Authority declared Dal Lake in Srinagar and five other famous lakes in J&K as protected wetland.

Dr. Sharan Kumar Limbale has awarded with the “Saraswati Samman” for the year 2020, for his Marathi Novel “Sanaatan” published in 2018. It is the country’s highest literary award with a cash prize of Rs. 15 Lakh and a citation also Dr. Sharan is the first Dalit writer to get this award.

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