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Banking Current Affairs : 20th Feb 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 20th Feb 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti:

  • It is celebrated every year on February 19th to mark the birth anniversary of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the great Maratha warrior king who founded the Maratha Empire in India.

APEDA facilitates the export of bananas:

  • Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, has facilitated the export of bananas from India to Russia via sea.

Exercise Vayu-Shakti in Pokhran:

  • Indian Air Force demonstration exercise Vayu-Shakti 2024 was held at the Pokhran Range near Jaisalmer in Rajasthan.
  • The exercise showcased the IAF’s offensive and defensive capabilities across the day and night.

Sagar Aankalan:

  • Govt launches ‘Sagar Aankalan’ guidelines to boost efficiency, competitiveness.
  • The ‘Sagar Aankalan’ guidelines for the National Benchmarking of Indian Ports Performance will be enforced across all seaports in India, to boost their efficiency and competitiveness.

Pradeep Kumar Sinha to take over as Non-Executive Part-time Chairman of ICICI Bank:

  • Former Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha will take over as Non-Executive Part-time Chairman of ICICI Bank after G. C. Chaturvedi’s term ends on June 30, 2024.

SBI allows customers to enroll under PMJJBY and PMSBY schemes digitally:

  • State Bank of India has launched a self-subscribing journey for enrolment under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) schemes for its customers.
  • PMJJBY is a life insurance scheme with a life cover of Rs.2 lakh at Rs.330/year. PMJJBY, PMSBY, and APY were launched by the Prime Minister in 2015 in West Bengal.

Aadi Mahotsav – National Tribal Festival:

  • The annual “Aadi Mahotsav – National Tribal Festival,” inaugurated by Hon’ble President, Smt. Droupadi Murmu, concluded on 18th February 2024.