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Daily Current Affairs 15 February 2023

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PM Modi to inaugurate Aadi Mahotsav on 16th February at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate “Aadi Mahotsav”, the mega National Tribal Festival, on 16th February at 10:30 AM at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi to showcase the tribal culture on the national stage.

  • The Aadi Mahotsav marks the spirit of tribal culture, crafts, cuisine, commerce and traditional art.
  • It is an annual initiative of the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation Limited (TRIFED) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
  • The Aadi Mahotsav will be held from 16 to 27 February at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi.

Dr Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurates IFFCO Nano Urea Liquid Plants at Aonla and Phulpur in UP

Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Dr Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated the IFFCO Nano Urea Liquid Plants at Aonla and Phulpur in Uttar Pradesh. IFFCO Nano Urea Liquid Plants will ensure the progress of the farmers and increase their income.

  • The government’s Expert Committee approved Nano DAP to replace DAP shortly.
  • Nano-DAP will immensely benefit our farmers and will be available at half the cost of DAP.

Indian Railways imparts training to over 15000 Candidates under Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana

Under “Rail Kaushal Vikas Yojana” (RKVY), more than 15,665 candidates completed their training successfully. RKVY aims to empower youth by providing them with entry-level skill training in Railway Training Institutes. Banaras Loco Works, Varanasi was nominated as the nodal PU for coordinating/organizing the skill development program under RKVY.

Annual rate of inflation based on all India Wholesale Price Index (WPI) falls to 4.73% (Provisional)

The annual rate of inflation based on all India Wholesale Price Index (WPI) numbers is 4.73% (Provisional) for the month of January 2023 (over January 2022) against 4.95% recorded in December 2022. the main reason behind this is the contribution of mineral oils, chemicals & chemical products, textiles, crude petroleum & natural gas, textiles, and food products.


Health Ministry provides life-saving Humanitarian Medical Assistance to quake-hits Turkey and Syria

Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare sent humanitarian medical assistance to quake-hit Syria and Turkiye under “Operation Dost”. The consignment consisted of 5,945-ton emergency relief material which included 27 life-saving medicines, two kinds of protective items and three categories of critical care equipment, valued at approximately Rs 2 crore.

  • The consignment for Syria included 72 critical care drugs, consumables and protective items of 7.3 tons, valued at Rs 1.4 crore. Relief materials sent for Turkiye included 14 types of medical and critical care types of equipment, valued at Rs 4 crore.

Saudi Arabia to send its first woman into space

Saudi Arabia is going to send its first-ever woman astronaut on a space mission. Rayyana Barnawi will be Saudi male astronaut Ali Al-Qarni on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

  • The astronauts “will join the crew of the AX-2 space mission” and the space flight will “launch from the USA”


Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle Policy 2023

Tamil Nadu announced a new policy, aimed at encouraging electric vehicles (EV) by offering incentives to manufacturers, customers and charging-infrastructure providers. Under the Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicles Policy 2023, it will include 100 per cent reimbursement on state goods and services tax (SGST), investment- or turnover-based subsidy, and advanced chemistry cell subsidy. Govt will fully exempt tax on electricity purchased from its Discom, exempt stamp duty and subsidise the land cost.

Annual meeting of River Cities Alliance (RCA) held in Pune – DHARA 2023

Driving Holistic Action for Urban Rivers (DHARA) annual meeting of the members was organised by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) in association with the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) from 13th to 14th February in Pune.

  • DHARA 2023 provided a platform for senior officials such as Commissioners, Addl. Commissioners, Chief Engineers and Senior Planners of the 95-member river cities in India to co-learn and discuss solutions for managing local water bodies.

NTPC organizes three-day International Operations & Maintenance Conference 2023 at Raipur

Indian Power Stations 2023, International Operations & Maintenance Conference or IPS 2023 was held at Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Auditorium at Raipur, Chhattisgarh from 13th to 15th February 2023. Theme of the conference is “Strategies for reliable and sustainable power generation in changing energy scenarios”.

India’s first electric AC double-decker bus inaugurated in Mumbai

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport Undertaking (BEST) inaugurated the country’s first electric air-conditioned (AC) double-decker bus. The bus will ply between Kurla bus depot and Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC). The tickets will be priced as before — a minimum fare of Rs 6 will be charged for a distance of 5 km.


ICAI gets new president, vice president for 2023-24 term

The Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) elected its new president and vice-president for the term 2023-24. Aniket Sunil Talati has been appointed as the president of ICAI and Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal will serve as vice president.

  • Aniket Talati is the director of the ICAI Accounting Research Foundation (ICAI ARF), Indian Institute of Insolvency Professionals of ICAI (IIIPI).
  • He is also the technical advisor to the ICAI’s nominee on the PAIB advisory group of IFAC and technical advisor to the IFAC board member.

Pakistan’s first Hindu female civil servant posted as Assistant Commissioner in Punjab

Pakistan’s first Hindu female civil servant has been appointed as the assistant commissioner and administrator in Punjab province’s Hassanabdal city. Dr Sana Ramchand Gulwani joined the Pakistan Administrative Service (PAS) after passing the Central Superior Services (CSS) exam in 2020.


Financial Literacy Week 2023

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is conducting Financial Literacy Week (FLW) every year since 2016, aimed at propagating financial education messages on relevant themes including “MSMEs”, “Credit Discipline and Credit from Formal Institutions” and “Digital Financial Literacy” and so on.

  • The theme for this year’s Financial Literacy Week to be observed during February 13 – 17, 2023 is “Good Financial Behaviour, Your Saviour”, with emphasis on “Saving, planning, and budgeting” and “Prudent use of digital financial services” which aligns with overall strategic objectives of the National Strategy for Financial Education: 2020-2025.


Egyptian President bestows Global Best M-GOV Awards on IIT Indore students

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore’s Students won AED 1 million by winning the gold medal at the World Government Summit in Dubai. Egyptian President Abel Fattah Al-Sisi awarded Niyati Totala and Neel Kalpeshkumar Parikh of The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Indore with the prestigious medal.

  • Students created the ‘Blockbill’ app which is a blockchain-based receipt generation app that generates digital receipts for all of its users’ transactions.
  • UAE government presents the “M-Gov Award” and the “GovTech Award” to encourage pioneering students, researchers, government agencies & institutions, private sector companies and startups to develop innovative solutions using the latest technologies.


Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships 2023

The 3rd edition of the Badminton Asia Mixed Team Championships will be held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre in the United Arab Emirates from 14 to 19 February 2023. 16 teams will participate in the event and have been divided into 4 divisions in the tournament.

Important Days

World Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day 2023

Every year, World Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Day is observed on February 14 across the world. it aims to raise awareness of congenital heart defects.

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