Page-3 of Current Affairs - January, 2022

Awareness drive on Aromatic plant cultivation in J-K

The government has started a special awareness drive in Jammu and Kashmir, with the goal of enhancing employment opportunities for the youths of the union territory. Highlights Awareness drive has been started for growers on the cultivation, processing of aromatic plants in Kashmir. By climate point of view, Kashmir Valley is suitable for producing a ..

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What is ‘Great Resignation’?

In 2020, resignation rates in United States increased amid the fear and uncertainty caused by the covid-19 pandemic. One year later, the workforce experienced a collective burnout, as a result they left their jobs at unprecedented rates. This phenomenon of mass resignation is being described as Great Resignation. Number of workers who left jobs According ..

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World Employment and Social Outlook Report

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) released its report titled “World Employment and Social Outlook”. In the report, ILO has projected global unemployment of 207 million in 2022. Key findings of the report Global unemployment will reach to 207 million in 2022. It is almost 21 million more than 2019. Total hours worked in 2022 will be about 2% below ..

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PM’s ‘State of the World’ Address at Davos- Highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, virtually delivered his ‘State of the World’ special address at World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Davos Agenda on January 17, 2022. Highlights of the address In his address, Prime Minister underlined the role played by India in handling Covid-19 led crisis and managing vaccination drive. He highlighted the need to reshape and ..

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Cycles4Change and Streets for People challenge- Season 2

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) organised an online event called “Cycles4Change challenge and Streets for People Challenge-Season 2”. Highlights During the event, ministry also launched a book titled “Nurturing Neighburhoods Challenge: Stories from the Field”. Event was chaired by Manoj Joshi, Secretary of MoHUA. Event was participated by global and Indian officials from ..

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