Current Affairs - April, 2022

Semicon India Conference-2022

Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the three-day Semicon India 2022 conference, which was held in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Who organized the conference? It was organized by India Semiconductor Mission in partnership with industry associations. What is the theme? The theme is catalyzing India’s Semiconductor Ecosystem. What is the aim of the conference? To make India ..

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Maharashtra Gene Bank Project

Recently, Maharashtra Cabinet approved the ‘Maharashtra Gene Bank’, a first-of-its-kind project in India. What is the objective of the Maharashtra Gene Bank Project? To conserve genetic resources in Maharashtra including marine diversity, seeds of local crops, and animal diversity. What are the seven themes of the project? The ‘Maharashtra Gene Bank Project’ will work on ..

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Global Security Initiative

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) Annual Conference 2022, Chinese President Xi Jinping has put forward a new Global Security Initiative. Why is the purpose of Global security initiative? According to the Chinese president, the initiative is to promote security for all in the world and to oppose unilateralism, ..

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Mandatory Reporting of Cyber Incidents

All cybersecurity incidents in the country like targeted probing or scanning of critical systems and networks, unauthorized access of systems and data, compromise of critical systems and information, etc must be informed to the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) by the respective companies within a six hours’ time frame of either becoming aware of ..

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NABARD Farmer Distress Index

With the marginal and small farmers of the country getting a raw deal regarding the waivers of farm loans, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is planning to create a farmer distress index (FDI) with the aim of tracking, identifying, and supporting the real distressed and needy farmers of India. Overview: Depending ..

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