Page-3 of Current Affairs - April, 2022

MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification Scheme

Narayan Rane, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises launched the MSME Sustainable (ZED) Certification Scheme on 28th April 2022. ZED has the potential of becoming a national movement and it has the aim of providing a roadmap to global competitiveness for the MSMEs of the country. Overview: ZED will be attempting to improve ..

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What is ‘GAGAN Satellite Technology’?

India has achieved a major landmark after the Airports Authority of India (AAI) successfully conducted a trial by applying the latest indigenous satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) technology named GAGAN (GPS Aided GEO Augmented Navigation). Overview: IndiGo became the first airline in Asia that used the indigenously developed satellite-based navigation system while landing at the Kishangarh ..

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Scrapping of MP, DM quota in KV schools

Quotas in several categories including that of District Magistrate (DM) and Member of Parliament (MP) have been scrapped by the Education ministry for admissions to Kendriya Vidyalayas. Overview: This has been done with the objective of improving the quality of education and streamlining admissions in Kendriya Vidyalas. Recently, a review was carried out by the ..

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Integrated Road Accident Database (iRAD) project

A central accident database management system has been launched by the central government that will help in analyzing the causes of road accidents and devise safety interventions with the aim of reducing such accidents in India. Overview: The name of the system is the Integrated Road Accident Database (IRAD). It is an initiative of the ..

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‘Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniya’ Video series

On 26th April 2022, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Singh Thakur launched ‘Azadi Ki Amrit Kahaniya.’ It is a short video series that has been created in collaboration with the OTT platform Netflix. This launch keeps in line with the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav of the government. Overview: This is a long-term partnership under which ..

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