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Banking Current Affairs : 3rd April 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 3rd Apr 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc

GI Tags:

  • GI Tags Awarded to 19 Goods from Assam; 2 from Tripura and 4 from Meghalaya19 traditional crafts, products of Assam get GI tag newThe Government of India’s (GoI) Geographical Indication Registry granted Geographical Indication (GI) tags to 19 traditional crafts of Assam, 2 from Tripura, and 4 from Meghalaya.

MNRE Reimposes ALMM Order on Solar PV Modules from 1st April 2024:

  • The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has re-imposed ALMM [Approved List of Models & Manufacturers] for Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Modules with effect from 1st April 2024.

NHAI’s One Vehicle, One FASTag‘ Rules :

  • The National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI)‘One Vehicle, One FASTag‘ norm to discourage the practice of using a single FASTag for multiple vehicles or linking multiple FASTags to one vehicle has come into force from 1 April 2024.

NMDC Launches “Samman” Portal for Former Employees:

  • The portal was launched by Amitava Mukherjee, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) (Additional Charge) at the event organised at NMDC headquarters in Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • The portal is designed to ensure on-time reimbursements and easy access to all services, bringing comfort and convenience to the former employees.

ISRO launches ‘START’ Online Training Program for Space Science Enthusiasts:

  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched ‘Space Science and Technology Awareness Training (START)’, a new introductory-level online training programme to encourage youngsters to choose the field of space science and technology.

RBI to set up Digital India Trust Agency to Check Illegal Lending Apps:

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will establish a Digital India Trust Agency (DIGITA) to combat the proliferation of illegal lending apps.

Bajaj Auto, Tata Motors and Coal India among Top 5 Index Performers in FY24:

  • Indian financial markets finished the Financial year 2023-24(FY24) on a positive note with domestic equity indices: Nifty50 and Sensex achieving their most robust performance in three fiscal years.
  • Bajaj Auto, Tata Motors and Coal India Limited emerged as the Top 3 Index Performers in FY24.

Hockey India 6th Annual Awards:

  • Indian Field Hockey Player & Vice- captain of the Indian Hockey men’s team, Hardik Singh was honored with the Hockey India Balbir Singh Sr. Award for Player of the Year 2023 (Men) at the Hockey India 6th Annual Awards 2023 event held in New Delhi, Delhi.

Oscar Winning American VFX Pioneer Tim McGovern Passed Away:

  • Tim McGovern, the renowned Oscar winning American Visual Effects(VFX) pioneer passed away at the age of 68 in Washington, the United States of America(USA). He was born on 24th June 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Ms Sheyphali Sharan Takes Charge as Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau:

  • Ms Sheyphali B. Sharan has assumed charge as the Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau, upon the superannuation (retirement) of Shri Manish Desai. Ms. Sharan is an officer of the 1990 batch of Indian Information Service.

Veteran Dealmaker Atul Mehra Joins Axis Capital as MD & CEO:

  • Axis Capital has appointed Atul Mehra as the new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • His appointment is waiting for final approval.