Today Top Current Affairs 14 & 15 February 2021
Daily Current Affairs 14 & 15 February 2021: This article consists of the latest top current affairs for 14 & 15 February 2021 that are essential for all competitive exams such as Bank, SSC, IBPS, SBI exams. You can also take our Current Affairs Quiz after studying our Today current affairs.
Centre launches Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship
On 13th February 2021, The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship launches the Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship.
- the ministry begins the World Bank loan assisted programme SANKALP (Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion) with the help of 9 IIMs of the country.
- The main purpose of this program is to strengthen skills training at the district level.
Covid Warrior Memorial will be set up at Biju Patnaik Park
The Odisha government is planning to set up a ‘Covid Warrior Memorial’ in Bhubaneswar. it aims to recognise the selfless services of Covid warriors.
- The government would build the Covid memorial at the Biju Patnaik Park in Bhubaneswar.
- along with it, The Govt will inaugurate the memorial on August 15, 2021.
PM Inaugurates and lays foundation stones of key projects in Tamil Nadu
On 14th February 2021, PM Modi has visited Tamil Nadu and made inauguration and laid the foundation stones for various key projects.
|Projects||Cost (in Rupees)|
|Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I extension||3770 crore|
|4th Railway line between Chennai Beach and Attipattu||293.40 crore|
|Railway Electrification of single line section in Villupuram||423 crore|
Puducherry begins a campaign to ensure Covid-free
Puducherry UT begins a new campaign named “Zero Covid by Feb28” that ensures no COVID-19 cases by the end of February 2021, in Puducherry.
- The citizens will be identified and provided treatment who came in contact with infected people or patients, as a result, the further spread of the pathogen could be prevented.
Marc Llistosella as new CEO & MD of Tata Motors
Tata Motors Limited has decided to elect Mr Marc Llistosella as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD).
- He will take place of Guenter Butschek who decided to relocate to Germany at the end of the contract for personal reasons.
- Llistosella will start serving from 1st July 2021.
Unfinished memoir by Priyanka Chopra
The Bollywood & Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has penned a memoir titled “Unfinished”.
- The book highlights her life journey from her childhood and teenage years in India and the United States respectively, her return to her homeland where she won a national beauty contest, her acting career, her American TV acting debut on the ABC-TV hit drama Quantico.
SERB Women Excellence Award 2021
On the occasion of International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021, the SERB announced SERB Women Excellence Award winners.
|Shobhna Kapoor||Assistant Professor at|
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
|Antara Banerjee||scientist in B National Institute for|
Research in Reproductive Health, Mumbai.
|Sonu Gandhi|| Scientist D from the National Institute|
of Animal Biotechnology, Hyderabad.
|Ritu Gupta||an Assistant Professor in the Indian|
Institute of Technology Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
About the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB)
Headquarters – New Delhi
Secretary – Prof Sandeep Verma
Established Year – 2009