Current Affairs 15 November 2022

Daily Current Affairs in India with Static Gk: 15 November 2022

1) Bhopal Railway Station has received a 4-star “Eat Right Station” Certification by FSSAI for providing “high-quality, nutritious food to passengers”.

Food Safety and Standard Association of India (FSSAI) was formed on 5 September 2008 in New Delhi. The Current Chairperson of FSSAI is Shri. Rajesh Bhusan.

2) One of the Pioneers of the Women’s Cricket Association of India (WCAI), Mahendra Kumar Sharma passed away at the age of 75.

3) National Fisheries Development Board (NFDB), Hyderabad has been awarded the “India Agribusiness Awards 2022” for the best Agribusiness Award.

4) Famous litterateurs Madhu Kankaria and Dr. Madhav Hada were awarded the 31st and 32nd Bihari Puraskar for 2021 and 2022 respectively.

5) Uttar Pradesh will host the 2023 Khelo India University Games, the third edition of the event.
Lucknow will be the main host city for the multi-discipline event in which almost 6000 athletes from all over the country are expected to participate.

6) Switzerland Tourism appointed Olympic Gold medalist Neeraj Chopra as its ‘Friendship Ambassador’.

7) Goa State Government launched a state-sponsored pilgrimage scheme “Mukhyamantri Devdarshan Yatra Yojana”.

8) Indian-American politician Aruna Mille became the first immigrant to hold the office of Lieutenant Governor in the state of Maryland.

9) Sumit and Govind won bronze at the 2022 ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan.

10) Union Minister for Labour and Employment Bhupender Yadav launched an online portal for ESIC Maternity benefits claim facilities for insured women.

11) Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman approved the final Sovereign Green Bonds framework of India.
This approval will further strengthen India’s commitment towards its Nationally Determined Contribution (NDCs) targets, adopted under the Paris Agreement, and help attract global and domestic investments in eligible green projects.

12) The government has amended Aadhaar regulations, specifying that supporting documents may be updated “at least once” by Aadhaar holders on completion of 10 years from the enrolment date.

13) The Indian Army has launched a single-window facility named the “Veerangana Sewa Kendra (VSK)” for the welfare and grievance redressal of “veer naris”.
The widow of a member of the armed forces, who has laid down his life for the nation, whether in war or in a military operation, is called a ‘veer nari’.

14) Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), set up under NITI Aayog, launched women-centric challenges under phase-II of the second edition of the Atal New India Challenge (ANIC).

NITI Aayog, National Institution for Transforming India formed on 1 January 2015, The Chairperson of NITI Ayog is Shri Narendra Modi.