tnpsc current affairs 11/ 2 / 2023

Indore Municipal Corporation has become the first civic body in the country to issue green bonds.A green bond is issued by an organisation for the purpose of financing or refinancing projects that make a positive contribution to the environment.

PhonePe, India’s largest digital payment company, announced that it has launched support for “UPI international” payments. This feature allows PhonePe’s Indian users traveling abroad to instantly pay foreign merchants using UPI.

The Delhi Commission for the Protection of Child Rights launched its “Bal Mitra” WhatsApp chatbot to enable two-way communication between people and the child rights panel.

VP Nandakumar has bagged the Hurun India’s award for his remarkable achievements in the world of business. He received The Hurun Industry Achievement Award 2022 from top Hurun India officials at a function held in Mumbai.

Author Rakhi Kapoor has been awarded the Golden Book Awards 2023 for her book “Now You Breathe”.The Golden Book Awards is one of Asia’s prestigious award programs which celebrates best works on literature.

Author Dr Peggy Mohan has been awarded the ‘Mathrubhumi Book of The Year’ award at the fourth edition of Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters

India is the world’s largest milk producer, contributing 24 per cent to global milk production in the year 2021-22, according to production data from the Food and Agriculture Organization Corporate Statistics Database (FAOSTAT).

The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) today increased the repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points to 6.50 per cent with immediate effect.
◾️Reserve Bank of India:-
➨Headquarters:- Mumbai, Maharashtra, 
➨Established:- 1 April 1935, 1934 Act.
➨Hilton Young Commission
➨ First Governor – Sir Osborne Smith
➨ First Indian Governor – Chintaman Dwarkanath Deshmukh
➨Present Governor:- Shaktikanta Das

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a new campus of an educational institute of the Dawoodi Bohra Muslims in an outreach to one of Mumbai’s most influential communities ahead of the high-stakes municipal elections in the city.

The Indian Navy’s light combat aircraft (LCA) and MiG-29K aircraft have successfully conducted maiden landing and take-off operations aboard indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) INS Vikrant.

Reliance Jio and GSMA have announced the national roll-out of their Digital Skills Program, a joint initiative under the broader GSMA Connected Women Commitment initiative.


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