Page-4 of Current Affairs - April, 2022

Delhi- Punjab ‘Knowledge-sharing agreement’

On 26th April 2022, a knowledge-sharing agreement was signed between the Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal and the Chief Minister of Punjab Bhagwant Singh Mann. In Punjab, the state government will be developing 117 schools and mohalla clinics. Overview: The agreement was signed so that the states can share and learn experience, knowledge, and ..

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Financial support to IPPB

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the financial support of Rs 820 crore for the India Post Payments Bank. This monetary support will help the state-run payments bank penetrate deeper into the nation, especially in the country’s rural areas, and will work towards boosting financial inclusion. Overview: IPPB has more than five crore ..

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UNDRR Global Assessment Report (GAR 2022)

United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has released the Global Assessment Report (GAR 2022). According to this report, by 2030, the planet will be facing around 560 disasters annually. Overview: Over the last 20 years, Earth has been experiencing 350 to 500 medium- to large-scale disasters annually. This is five times higher than ..

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World Immunization Week – Update (April, 2022)

The World Health Organization (WHO) coordinates World Immunization Week and it is celebrated annually in the last week of April (24 to 30th April). This week aims to promote vaccine usage for the protection of people across all age groups against various diseases. Overview: Immunization helps in saving millions of lives across the world. It ..

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Agra: Vacuum-based Sewer System

Agra has become the first city in India to have a vacuum-based sewers system. These vacuum-based sewers will be used in the city’s public places. 240 houses near the Taj Mahal have been connected with this vacuum-based sewer by the Agra Smart City corporation as conventional sewer systems cannot be used. Overview: These homes have ..

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