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Banking Current Affairs : 1st Mar 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 1st Mar 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Zero Discrimination Day 2024:

  • Zero Discrimination Day happens every year on March 1.
  • It’s a global day where people everywhere work together to stop unfair treatment and make the world a fair and peaceful place.
  • Save Lives: Decriminalize” is the theme for Zero Discrimination Day 2024, marked annually on March 1st by the United Nations and allies to combat inequity.

PM-Surya Ghar:

  • The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved PM-Surya Ghar: Muft Bijli Yojana with a total outlay of Rs.75,021 crore for installing rooftop solar and providing free electricity up to 300 units every month for One Crore households.

MoSPI Signs MoU with ISRO:

  • The NSSO (FOD) under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) under the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) to facilitate Urban Frame Survey (UFS) in a digital mode using the state-of-the-art Geo ICT tools and techniques using Bhuvan Platform.

DRDO conducts a successful flight test of the VSHORADS Missile in Chandipur:

  • Defence Research and Development Organisation DRDO conducted a successful flight test of a Very Short-Range Air Defence System VSHORADS missile from a ground-based portable launcher off the coast of Odisha from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur

Leopard number increased:

  • The number of leopards has increased by more than one thousand from 2018 to 2022 in the country.
  • According to a report released by the Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Ministry, the number of leopards in the country has now reached 13 thousand 874, which was 12 thousand 852 in the year 2018.

Zoological Survey of India Names New Marine Species after President Droupadi Murmu:

  • The Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) has identified and named a new species of marine head-shield sea slug discovered along the West Bengal and Odisha coasts.

DGCA Penalizes Air India ₹30 Lakh For 80-Year-Old Passenger’s Demise:

  • Upon arriving at Mumbai airport from New York on an Air India flight, an 80-year-old passenger, who had pre-booked a wheelchair, chose to walk due to the unavailability of one.

Tawi Festival’ In Jammu:

  • Women Self-Help Groups (SHGs) under the umbrella of the Jammu & Kashmir Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKRLM) are poised to make a significant mark at the upcoming 4-day ‘Tawi Festival’ in Jammu.