March 8, 2020 GKmojo

February 2022

Lata Mangeshkar (Legendary Singer)

  • Born: 28.09.1929; Passed away: 06.02.2022
    Awards
  • Bharat Ratna (2001)
  • Padma Bhushan (1969), Padma Vibhushan (1999)
  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award (1989)
  • France’s Legion of Honour (2007)
  • In 1984, the State Government of Madhya Pradesh instituted the Lata Mangeshkar Award in her honour.
  • In 1992, the State Government of Maharashtra also instituted a Lata Mangeshkar Award in her honour

ICC Under-19 World Cup 2022

  • Host: West Indies
  • Winners: India (5th title)
  • Runners-up: England

Highlights of Union Budget 2022-23

  • India’s economic growth estimated at 9.2% to be the highest among all large economies.
  • 60 lakh new jobs to be created under the productivity linked incentive scheme in 14 sectors.
  • Entering Amrit Kaal, the 25 year long lead up to India @100, the budget provides impetus for growth along four priorities:
    1. PM GatiShakti
    2. Inclusive Development
    3. Productivity Enhancement & Investment, Sunrise opportunities, Energy Transition, and Climate Action.
    4. Financing of investments
  • National Highways Network to be expanded 25000 Km in 2022-23.
  • 2000 Km of railway network to be brought under Kavach, the indigenous world class technology and capacity augmentation in 2022-23.
  • 400 new generation Vande Bharat Trains to be manufactured during the next three years.
  • 100 PM GatiShakti Cargo terminals for multimodal logistics to be developed during the next three years.
  • National Ropeways Development Program, Parvatmala to be taken up on PPP mode.
  • Rs. 2.37 lakh crore direct payment to 1.63 crore farmers for procurement of wheat and paddy.
  • Kisan Drones’ for crop assessment, digitization of land records, spraying of insecticides and nutrients.
  • Digital Ecosystem for Skilling and Livelihood (DESH-Stack e-portal) will be launched to empower citizens to skill, reskill or upskill through on-line training.
  • One class-One TV channel programme of PM eVIDYA to be expanded to 200 TV channels.
  • Digital University for world-class quality universal education with personalised learning experience to be established.
  • An open platform for National Digital Health Ecosystem to be rolled out.
  • National Tele Mental Health Programme’ for quality mental health counselling and care services to be launched.
  • Two lakh anganwadis to be upgraded to Saksham Anganwadis.
  • Rs. 60,000 crore allocated to cover 3.8 crore households in 2022-23 under Har Ghar, Nal se Jal.
  • Rs. 48,000 crore allocated for completion of 80 lakh houses in 2022-23 under PM Awas Yojana.
  • New scheme PM-DevINE launched to fund infrastructure and social development projects in the North-East.
  • Vibrant Villages Programme for development of Border villages with sparse population, limited connectivity and infrastructure on the northern border.
  • 100 per cent of 1.5 lakh post offices to come on the core banking system.
  • e-Passports with embedded chip and futuristic technology to be rolled out.
  • Unique Land Parcel Identification Number for IT-based management of land records.
  • Centre for Processing Accelerated Corporate Exit (C-PACE) to be established for speedy winding-up of companies.
  • Introduction of Digital Rupee the Reserve Bank of India starting 2022-23.

Hyderabad

The place at which the 216-feet tall ‘Statue of Equality’ commemorating the 11th-century Bhakti Saint Sri Ramanujacharya was inaugurated the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi

Gautam Adani

The Indian industrialist who has been ranked as Asia’s richest person overtaking Mukesh Ambani in the Bloomberg Billionaire Index

SMILE

The central sector scheme, launched the Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar, to provide welfare and rehabilitation to the Transgender community and the people engaged in the act of begging is named

Ratan Tata

The Indian industrialist who has been conferred Assam’s highest civilian award Assam Vaibhav for his extraordinary contribution to cancer patients’ care in the state

Operation Ganga

The operation launched Govt of India to bring back students studying in Ukraine from its neighbouring countries viz Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Hungary is named

Dada Saheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2022

  • Best Film: Shershaah
  • Best Director: Ken Ghosh for film State of Siege: Temple Attack
  • Best International Feature Film: Another Round
  • Best Actor: Ranveer Singh for 83
  • Best Actress: Kriti Sanon for Mimi
  • Outstanding Contribution to Films: Asha Parekh
  • Film of the Year: Pushpa: The Rise

National Science Day

  • National Science Day is observed on 28 February 2022.
  • The theme of National Science Day observed on 28 February 2022: Integrated approach in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future

Eastern Bridge-VI

The bilateral exercise conducted the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) from 21 to 25 February 2022 at Air Force Station Jodhpur is named

Bappi Lahiri

The Indian singer, composer and record producer famous for popularising disco music in Indian cinema who passed away on 15.02.2022