Correct Answer : Option (C) - Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World
The theme for the International Day of Peace 2021 is “Recovering Better for an Equitable and Sustainable World.”
Correct Answer : Option (D) - IIT Guwahati
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT Guwahati) in collaboration with EduRade, a brand owned by RC HobbyTech Solutions Pvt. Ltd., and incubated at IIT Guwahati Research Park, have launched India’s largest Remote Pilot Training Organisation (RPTO), spanning across 18 acres and boasting the capability to fly nine medium-class drones simultaneously. The primary objective of this RPTO is to promote the advancement of drone technology in India.Initially, the RPTO will introduce a DGCA-Certified Medium Class Drone Pilot Training Course, tailored to enhance the skills of youth in the North East and other regions of India. It will also cater specifically to women from self-help groups (SHGs) engaged in agriculture, identified under the Namo Drone Didi Yojna. Upon completion of the course, students will be awarded a Remote Pilot Certificate (RPC) sanctioned by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Government of India. This certification will authorise them to legally operate drones and pursue a career as Certified Drone Pilots.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - A S Rajeev
President Droupadi Murmu has appointed A S Rajeev as Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).Prior to this appointment, A S Rajeev was Managing Director & CEO of Bank of Maharashtra, a public sector bank. Last week, Rajeev voluntarily opted to retire from the post of Managing Director & CEO of Bank of Maharashtra. The competent authority has accepted his request, according to a Department of Financial Services (DFS) letter.Under the CVC Act, the Central Vigilance Commission became a three-member body, with the Central Vigilance Commissioner and two Vigilance Commissioners. While Praveen Kumar Srivastava has been Central Vigilance Commissioner since May 2023, Arvinda Kumar has been a Vigilance Commissioner since August 2022..Source : The Hindu Businessline
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Asian Development Bank
Surat, February 22 : In a significant move to bolster India's fintech ecosystem, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sanctioned a $23 million loan aimed at advancing fintech education, research, and innovation within the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT). This transformative initiative underscores the growing prominence of GIFT City as a hub for fostering financial services and nurturing local startups, marking a pivotal step towards catalyzing innovation and entrepreneurship in the region.The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has greenlit a $23 million loan to elevate the stature of Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) as a premier destination for fintech education, research, and innovation. Established as India's maiden international financial services center, GIFT City has emerged as a dynamic ecosystem conducive to nurturing startups and fostering financial services innovation.