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Daily GK Current Affairs viable of 12th March 2022

Daily GK Current Affairs News viable of 12th March 2022. – Here is the Regular current affairs viable of 12th March 2022 covering the following news headlines: ACI World’s ASQ Awards 2021, MSME IDEA HACKATHON 2022, Bureau of Indian Standards. 

Daily Current Affairs update are incorporated with the important news that made the current affairs headlines for competitive exams. Daily Current Affairs Update is the complete box of the important news that held all day long. One should have complete knowledge about banking terms, current affairs news, etc.

So, here is the GK update of 12th March 2022 to help you prepare the Current affairs part. After reading this section, you can successfully attempt current affairs quiz.

Here current affairs have been categorized which is as follows

  • States News
  • Appointments News
  • Banking News
  • Awards News

States News

  1. Tripura Govt announced “Mukhyamantri Chaa Srami Kalyan Prakalpa” scheme 
  • Tripura government has announced a special scheme ‘Mukhyamantri Cha Shramik Kalyan Prakalpa’ for tea workers. A special scheme, allotted Rs. 85 crores for its implementation, as a step towards bringing 7000 tea garden workers of Tripura under the social safety net.
  • This special scheme will ensure housing, ration and financial assistance to the tea garden workers by integrating the facilities entitled for them by the State Government and the Central Government.
  1. Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates first drone school at Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh 
  • Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan jointly inaugurated the first Drone School in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
  • This Drone School is one of the five Drone Schools to be opened in different cities of Madhya Pradesh. The other four cities are Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Satna.
  • This drone school of Gwalior will not only pave the way for progressing ahead by connecting the youth of Madhya Pradesh with technology, but will also increase employment opportunities. This school will prove to be a milestone in the progress and progress of Gwalior as well as Madhya Pradesh.

Appointments News

  1. Prabha Narasimhan named as CEO of Colgate-Palmolive India
  • Prabha Narasimhan has been appointed as the CEO and MD of Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited. She will replace Ram Raghavan, who has been promoted as President, Enterprise Oral Care at Colgate Palmolive Company.
  • Prior to this, she was serving as the Executive Director of Hindustan Unilever (HUL). Colgate-Palmolive (India) offers oral care products under the brand ‘Colgate’. It also offers personal care products under the brand name ‘Palmolive’.
  1. Justice AK Sikri named as Chairperson of Chardham project Committee
  • The Supreme Court of India has nominated Justice (Retd) AK Sikri as the Chairman of the High Powered Committee (HPC) of Chardham Project.
  • The previous chairman Professor Ravi Chopra had resigned from his post in February 2022 after being appointed as the chairman of HPC on August 8, 2019.
  • A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant had in January accepted the resignation of Professor Ravi Chopra as the chairman of the committee after writing a letter.

Banking News

  1. RBI directs Paytm Payments Bank Ltd to stop onboarding of new customers 
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has directed Paytm Payments Bank Limited to stop the onboarding of new customers with immediate effect. The bank has also been directed to appoint an IT audit firm to conduct a comprehensive system audit of its IT systems. RBI took the decision in exercise of its powers under Section 35A of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.
  • RBI has advised Paytm Payments Bank to appoint an IT audit firm to conduct a comprehensive system audit of its IT systems. Once the audit is over, RBI will review the IT auditors’ report and on the basis of the report, allow or review the addition of new clients.
  • Addition of new customers by Paytm Payments Bank Limited will be subject to specific permission given by RBI after review of the report of IT Auditors. This action is based on certain material supervisory concerns observed in the Bank.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Chairman of Paytm Payments Bank Ltd: Vijay Shekhar Sharma;
  • MD and CEO of Paytm Payments Bank Ltd: Satish Kumar Gupta;
  • Paytm Payments Bank Ltd Headquarters: Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Awards News

  1. Six Indian Airports named the ACI World’s ASQ Awards 2021
  • Six airports in India have been ranked among the ‘Best Airports by Size and Area’ in the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) survey for the year 2021 by the Airports Council International (ACI).
  • The airports have been selected among the Asia Pacific region in various categories based on annual passenger traffic. The ACI Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards take into account 33 parameters related to passenger amenities to recognize the airport’s excellence in customer experience.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Airports Council International Headquarters: Montreal, Canada;
  • Airports Council International Founded: 1991.

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