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Banking Current Affairs : 6th Jan 2024

Today’s Current Affairs: 6th Jan 2024 for SSC CGL, State SSC, RRB, Railways, Banking Exam & IBPS, etc:

Assam Government Initiates ‘Gunotsav 2024’:

  • The Assam government is gearing up for the fifth edition of ‘Gunotsav 2024,’ a comprehensive state-wide assessment aimed at evaluating the performance of approximately 40 lakh students across government schools.

World Day of War Orphans 2024:

  • The world will observe the World Day of War Orphans, a day dedicated to highlighting the struggles and needs of the most vulnerable victims of war – the children.

SEBI Names G Ram Mohan Rao As Executive Director For 3 Years:

  • The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently announced the appointment of G Ram Mohan Rao as Executive Director (ED) for a tenure of three years.

National Bird Day:

  • The United States of America declares January 5 as National Bird Day to raise awareness of the significance of birds to our ecosystem.

Nepal To Export 10,000 MW of Power to India in next 10 years:

  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, currently on a two-day visit to Nepal, joined hands with his counterpart N P Saud to inaugurate three cross-border transmission lines.

Union Cooperation Minister Amit Shah launched ‘e-samridhi portal’, a Tur Dal Procurement portal for Farmers:

  • Union Minister Amit Shah, Ministry of Cooperation, launched the ‘e-samridhi portal‘, a platform for registration, purchase, and payment of tur dal producing farmers across India.
  • The portal was launched during the national symposium on ‘Self-reliance in Pulses’ held in New Delhi, Delhi.

MeitY Secretary S Krishnan launches ERNET India’s web portal for Educational Institutions:

  • S Krishnan, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) and chairperson of the Executive committee of Education and Research Network (ERNET), India, launched integrated web portal of ERNET India for educational institutes in India.

MoD Signs Contracts worth Rs 802 Cr with Jupiter Wagons Ltd & BEML for Military Equipment:

  • The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has inked 2 contracts worth Rs 802 crore for indigenous military equipment.
  • The 1st contract, worth Rs 473 crore, was inked with M/s Jupiter Wagons Limited for the procurement of 697 Bogie Open Military (BOM) wagons.

Customer Complaints should be communicated in 30 days: RBI IO for RE Directions, 2023:

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued the Master Direction – Reserve Bank of India (Internal Ombudsman for Regulated Entities) Directions, 2023, as per which the regulated entities (REs) and their Internal Ombudsmen (IOs) should communicate a final decision to customers within 30 days of receiving a complaint.

REC & BoB sign MoU to Finance Power, Infra and Logistics Projects:

  • REC Limited (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bank of Baroda to jointly offer loans for power, infrastructure and logistics projects for a duration of three years.

Ola Electric Becomes First Indian e2W Company Eligible for PLI Scheme:

  • Ola Electric Mobility Private Limited(Ola), has become the 1st Indian electric two-wheeler (e2W) company to get eligible for the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme after receiving approval from the Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI).

MoYAS Announced Winners of ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’ 2023:

  • The Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports(MoYAS) announced the winners of ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar’ 2023 which recognises the corporate entities and individuals for outstanding contribution in the area of sports promotion and development.
  • The award will be presented by the President of India, Droupadi Murmu, during a special event organised at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on 9th January 2024.

Succes Masra Appointed as Chad’s Prime Minister:

  • Succes Masra, president of ‘The Transformers’ party and former opposition leader, was appointed as the Prime Minister (PM) of the Republic of Chad by transitional government under the presidentship of General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno following a referendum.
  • Succes Masra will replace Saleh Kebzabo who resigned from the post in December 2023.

Kuwait Emir Appoints Sheikh Mohammed Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah as PM of Kuwait:

  • Sheikh Meshal al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, has appointed Sheikh Mohammed Sabah al-Salem al-Sabah as the Prime Minister(PM) of Kuwait and has been tasked to form a new cabinet.

Shashi Kumar Singh Elected as President of All India Rubber Industries Association:

  • Shashi Kumar Singh, Director of Osaka Rubber Private Limited, was elected as the President of All India Rubber Industries Association (AIRIA) (2023-24), the apex body for rubber industries in India.