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Daily Current Affairs 20 February 2023

Daily Current Affairs 20 February 2023 in English: Today GK Updates for Bank Exam – Here, you will find Daily Current Affairs events that will help you to get more marks in Banking, Insurance, SSC, Railways, UPSC, CLAT, and all State Government Exams. also, get Latest Current Affairs Quiz and Monthly Current Affairs 2023 PDF to crack your exams.


PM paid homage to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paid homage to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti and tweeted; “I pay homage to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his Jayanti. His courage and emphasis on good governance inspires us.”

Droupadi Murmu to visit Arunachal Pradesh from February 20 to 21

The President of India, Smt Droupadi Murmu will visit Arunachal Pradesh from February 20 to 21, 2023. On February 20, 2023, She will grace the 37th Statehood Day celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh and will also attend a civic reception to be hosted in her honour by the State Government at Itanagar.

  • On February 21, 2023, the Droupadi Murmu will address the special session of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly at Itaganar.

mPassport Police App

The Ministry of External Affairs launched the ‘mPassport Police App’ in order to fast-track the passport verification process, and also Union Home Minister Amit Shah dedicated 350 mobile tablets to personnel of the Delhi Police Special Branch.

  • The ‘mPassport Police app’ application will simplify and accelerate the police verification procedure for passport issuance.


Bhupender Yadav inaugurates New Building of Directorate Insurance Medical Services at Panchkula

Union Minister of Labour & Employment Shri Bhupender Yadav inaugurated the new building of Directorate Insurance Medical Services, ESI Scheme, Haryana at Panchkula and laid the foundation stone of 3 doctors dispensaries at Rai and Barhi, Sonepat district, Haryana from, Panchkula Chandigarh. on this occasion, Chief Minister of Haryana Shri Manohar Lal was also present.

Amit Shah inaugurated the first phase of ‘Shiv Srishti’ theme park based on the life of Shivaji Maharaj, at Pune, Maharashtra

Union Home minister Amit Shah inaugurated the first phase of ‘Shiv Srishti’, a theme park based on the life of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Pune, Maharashtra. Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis were also present on this occasion.

  • ‘Shiv Shahir’ Babasaheb Purandare ji dedicated his whole life to compiling Shiv Charitra.
  • Shiv Srishti Theme Park preserves the historical facts related to Shivaji Maharaj with authenticity, and will also become the grand theme park in Asia

Parshottam Rupala launches Sagar Parikrama Phase-III from Hazira Port in Gujarat

Parshottam Rupala launches Sagar Parikrama Phase-III from Hazira Port in Gujarat and will proceed towards the coastal line of Maharashtra at Satpati, Vasai, Versova, and Parikrama will end at Sasson Dock, Mumbai.

‘Sagar Parikrama’ 

  1. It aims to facilitate interaction with fishermen, coastal communities and stakeholders so as to disseminate information on various fisheries-related schemes and programs being implemented by the Government.
  2. To promote responsible fisheries for the food security of the nation and the livelihoods of coastal fisher communities.
  3. protection of marine ecosystems.


SBI to launch “Amrit kalash” fixed deposit scheme for senior citizen

State Bank of India (SBI) launched the SBI Amrit Kalash Scheme, a limited-period fixed deposit (FD) scheme, aimed at offering an interest rate of 7.10% for ordinary citizens, while senior citizens can avail of an additional 0.50% interest, taking their return to 7.60%.

  • Under the SBI Amrit Kalash Scheme, employees and pensioners of the bank are eligible for an additional 1% interest rate.
  • The tenure of the SBI Amrit Kalash Scheme will be 400 days.
  • Customers can open an SBI Amrit Kalash account by visiting the branch of the bank.


Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare organizes NOTTO Scientific Dialogue 2023

Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare organized National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) Scientific Dialogue 2023, aimed at bringing all the stakeholders under one roof to brainstorm ideas about interventions and best practices in the organ and tissue transplant field.

1st G20 Finance Ministers & Central Bank Governors and 2nd G20 Finance & Central Bank Deputies Meetings

The First G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) meeting under the G20 Indian Presidency will be held from 24th-25th February 2023 in Bengaluru, Karnataka. the meeting will be headed by Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and the Governor, of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Dr Shaktikanta Das.

  • The meeting aims to focus on issues such as strengthening multilateral development banks to address shared global challenges of the 21st century, financing for resilient, inclusive and sustainable ‘cities of tomorrow’, and leveraging Digital Public Infrastructure (DPI) for advancing financial inclusion and productivity gains.

Important Days

Arunachal Pradesh Foundation Day

Northern States Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh celebrate their Foundation Day on February 20. The Indian Government declared this after the 53rd Amendment of the Indian Constitution in 1986.

  • Arunachal Pradesh near the Himalayas shares its borders with Bhutan to the west, a Tibetan region to the North, Myanmar and Nagaland to the South and Southeast and Assam to the South and Southwest region. Internationally, the state also shares its borders with China.

World Day of Social Justice 2023

Every year, World Day of Social Justice is observed on 20 February to promote gender equality, indigenous peoples and migrants’ rights. it also aims to achieve the goal of full employment and social integration.

  • This 2023 theme is “Overcoming Barriers and Unleashing Opportunities for Social Justice”, focusing on the recommendations of the United Nations (UN) to strengthen global solidarity and rebuild trust in governments.

RINL celebrates 41st Formation Day

The corporate entity of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant celebrated its 41st formation day on 18th February 2023. Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd, also known as Vizag Steel, is a public steel producer based in Visakhapatnam, India and was Founded on 18 February 1982.

  • Shri Atul Bhatt, CMD, RINL presented CISF commendation awards to 21 CISF personnel for their hard work and commitment to duty exhibited by them.

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