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Banking Current Affairs : 2nd July 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 2nd July 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

National Doctor’s Day 2024:

  • National Doctor’s Day, observed annually on July 1st in India, is a day to celebrate and express gratitude towards the country’s medical professionals.
  • It’s a day to acknowledge their commitment, dedication, and tireless efforts in safeguarding the health and well-being of the nation.
  • The theme for the celebration of National Doctor’s Day in 2024 is “Healing Hands, Caring Hearts.

National Chartered Accountants Day:

  • National Chartered Accountants Day in India is always celebrated on July 1st, so it will fall on a Monday in 2024.
  • This day holds significant meaning for the country’s accounting and finance professionals, commemorating the establishment of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in 1949.
  • The Chartered Accountant Day theme for 2024 is “innovating for a sustainable future.”

Three New Criminal Laws Come Into Force:

  • The 3 New Criminal Laws – Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, 2023, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, 2023, and Bharatiya Sakshya Adhiniyam, 2023, come into force on 1 July.

Portugal’s António Costa, the European Council’s next president:

  • Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa has been chosen as the next President of the European Council, succeeding Charles Michel from Belgium, effective from October 1, 2024.

FSIB appoints Challa Sreenivasalu Setty as SBI’s 27th chairman, replaces Dinesh Khara:

  • The Financial Services Institution Bureau (FSIB) has selected Challa Sreenivasulu Setty as the next chairman of the State Bank of India (SBI). Ashwini Tiwari and Vinay Tonse were two other contenders for the post.

Global India AI Summit 2024 is being organized with a commitment to advancing responsible development, deployment, and adoption of AI:

  • Reaffirming the Government of India’s unwavering commitment to the responsible development, deployment, and adoption of artificial intelligence, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology is organizing the ‘Global IndiaAI Summit’ on July 3rd and 4th, 2024, in New Delhi.

India’s Core Sector Grew By 6.3% In May:

  • India’s core sector grew by 6.3% in May, this year as compared to the same period last year.
  • According to the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry today, production of Electricity, Coal, Steel, Natural Gas, and Refinery Products recorded positive growth in May 2024.

World’s first country to prepare a list of its entire animal species:

  • In a major milestone, India has managed to prepare a comprehensive list of animal species that exist in India.
  • With this, India has become the only country to make a checklist of entire national fauna. The list covers 1,04,561 species.

SEBEX 2, India’s New Explosive Revolutionizing Military Firepower:

  • India has taken a significant leap in military technology with the development of SEBEX 2, a powerful new explosive.
  • Certified by the Indian Navy, SEBEX 2 is reported to be twice as lethal as the standard Trinitrotoluene (TNT), marking it as one of the most powerful non-nuclear explosives globally.

PM Modi Releases 3 Books On Life, Journey of Venkaiah Naidu:

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi released three books on the life and journey of former Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu via video conferencing on June 30.

Union Bank of India Introduces “Union Premier” Branches for Rural and Semi-Urban Markets:

  • Union Bank of India has launched “Union Premier” branches tailored for high-value customers in rural and semi-urban (RUSU) markets.
  • These branches are designed to offer personalized banking services and a comprehensive range of products under one roof.

MoSPI Launches eSankhyiki Portal for Enhanced Data Access:

  • The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has introduced the eSankhyiki portal to revolutionize data accessibility and user experience.
  • This initiative aims to centralize and streamline access to key national statistical data, supporting planners, policymakers, researchers, and the public.