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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 22 JANUARY 2015

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS-22 JANUARY 2015
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1)      ‘JAN DHAN YOJANA’ MAKES IT TO GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
Ø  NDA government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) has entered into Guinness book of World Records
Ø  Guinness book of World records has given certificate stating it as most bank accounts opened in one week
Ø  It was achieved by the Department of Financial Services (GOI)
Ø  It aimed to financially empower the poor by providing them access to formal banking system
Ø  PMJDY has achieved feat of opening of 11.50 crore bank accounts under it in the short span of 5 months since it was launched.
                  EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Which of the following social scheme makes it to Guinness World Record
a.       PMJDY
b.      SAGY
c.       MNREGA
d.      IAY

2)      GOVERNMENT OF INDIA LAUNCHES ‘HRIDAY’ SCHEME
Ø  GOI has launched a Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana (HRIDAY) scheme to preserve and rejuvenate the rich cultural heritage of the country
Ø  Union Government allocated Rs. 500 crore for this project
Ø  It has been launched by Urban Development Minister Venkiah Naidu in New Delhi
Ø  Initially, 12 heritage cities have been identified. These cities are: Amritsar, Varanasi, Gaya, Puri, Ajmer, Mathura, Dwarka, Badami, Velankanni, Kanchipuram, Warangal and Amravati
                  EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     How many cities have been identified for initial phase under HRIDAY
a.       10
b.      11
c.       12
d.      14

3)      BIBEK DEPROY TAKES OVER AS MEMBER OF NITI AAYOG
Ø  Economist Bibek Debroy has taken over as the full time member of National Institute for Transforming India, Aayog
Ø  P.M. Narendra Modi had appointed Bibek Debroy along with Scientist V.K.Saraswat as full time member of NITI Aayog
                  EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who among the following has taken over as full time member of NITI Aayog
a.       Sindushiri Khullar
b.      Bibek Debroy
c.       V.K.Saraswal
d.      Arvind Pangariya

4)      BUDGET SESSION FROM FEB. 23
Ø  The Union Budget session of parliament will begin on 23 Feb., 2015.
Ø  The railway budget and the General Budget will be presented on 26 Feb and 28 Feb While economic survey on 27 Feb.
Ø  Budget is Annual Financial Statement(Article -112)
Ø  Railway Budget- It is estimate of receipt and expenditure of Ministry of Railway only
Ø  General Budget- It is estimate of receipts and expenditure of all ministries of union Government
                  EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     When will be the first Budget session of NDA government started:
a.       Feb 21
b.      Feb 22
c.       Feb 23
d.      Feb 24

5)      PUBJAB GOVERNOR PATIL RETIRES
Ø  Punjab Governor Shiv Raj Patil completes his five year tenure
Ø  Governor is directly appointed by the President of India for five year or till the pleasure of President
Ø  He serves as link between centre and state government
                  EXPECTED QUESTIONS:
1.     Who among the following retires as governor of Punjab
a.       S.F.Rodridges
b.      Shiv Raj Patil
c.       Surjit Singh Barnala

d.      Parkash Singh Badal

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