Today Top Current Affairs 27 March 2021
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World’s First Mobile Water from Air Kiosk
In Andhra Pradesh, Maithri Aquatech has set up the world’s first mobile water from air kiosk and water knowledge centre in the smart city of Visakhapatnam.
- The kiosk will offer clean, mineral-enriched potable water by using Maithri Aquatech’s own Meghdoot solution as a source to generate water.
- First Mobile Water from Air Kiosk will inspire citizens regarding the benefits of good water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practices.
Asha Bhosle elected for the Maharashtra Bhushan award
The state Govt of Maharashtra has elected singer Asha Bhosle for the Maharashtra Bhushan Award. the Maharashtra Bhushan Award is the highest honour by the government of Maharashtra.
- She is elected for the award for the year 2020.
- The Maharashtra Bhushan Award includes a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh.
- in 1997, Bhosle’s sister Lata Mangeshkar was honured by this award.
Maharashtra Bhushan award:
- The Maharashtra Bhushan is the highest and prestigious award that is honoured annually by the government of Maharashtra state.
|Presented By||Maharashtra Govt|
|When was First awarded||1996|
Saurabh Garg as UIDAI CEO, Sanjeev Kumar to be AAI chief
On 25th March 2021, The Centre has approved various new appointments and Senior bureaucrat Saurabh Garg is elected as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).
- Along with it, Other appointments such as Sanjeev Kumar and Atish Chandra appointed Chief of AAI and FCI Respectively, have been approved by the Indian Govt.
Who is Saurbah Garg
- Garg is an IAS officer of the 1991 batch
- and at present, he is serving in his cadre state Odisha.
Who is Sanjeev Kumar
- Sanjeev Kumar is an IAS officer of the 1991 batch from Maharashtra cadre and will serve as the Chairman, Airports Authority of India (AAI).
Who is Atish Chandra
- Chandra is an IAS officer of the 1994 batch from the Bihar cadre.
- he is serving as Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.
- He has been given responsibilities of Chairman and Managing Director, Food Corporation of India in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary.
Earth Hour 2021
The last Saturday of March month is observed as Earth Hour every year across the world. in 2021, this day will be observed on 27th March.
- The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) conducts a worldwide movement in order to inspiring individuals, communities, corporates, and households to turn off their lights for one hour between 8:30 pm and 9:30 p.m.
- The main purpose of this day is to show support for the fight against climate changes and take commitment towards a better planet.
- The Earth Hour 2021 theme is “Climate Change to Save Earth.”
World Theatre Day 2021
The day of 27th March is observed as World Theatre Day across the world. The Executive Council of ITI selects an outstanding theatre personality to write the message for World Theatre Day every year.
- The main purpose of this day is to promote the art form “theatre” across the world.
- World Theatre Day 2021 Theme: Helen MIRREN, United Kingdom.
- In the year 1961, the International Theatre Institute (ITI) started observing this day.