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Current Affairs One-Liner: 2nd October 2022

Published on October 02, 2022
  • The Government of India announced the GST Collection for the month of September 2022. The GoI collected a total of Rs. 1,47,686 Crores which is 26% high than the GST collection for September 2021.
  • According to data from the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), India’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.43% in September 2022 from 8.3% in August 2022.
  • The Analytical Centre of Excellence (ACoE) was opened in Karnataka, Bengaluru by the Karnataka Bank Limited in collaboration with Ernst and Young.
  • Paytm Mall of Paytm e-Commerce Private Limited (PEPL) became the first application to live on the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC). The beta testing was started across 16 pin codes in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
Current Affairs One-Liner: 2nd October 2022
  • The world’s largest Wind-Solar Power Plant of 600 MW capacity was commissioned by Adani Green Energy Limited in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
  • Appointments:
    • The Government of India appointed Sunil Barthwal as the new Commerce Secretary. Barthwal is the 1989-batch IAS officer of the Bihar cadre.
  • Important Days:
    • Every year, 02 October is observed as International Day of Non-Violence across the world, in memory of Mahatma Gandhi. It is an initiative of the United Nations.
    • Every year, 02 October is celebrated as Gandhi Jayanti across India. 02 October 2022 marks the 153rd birth anniversary of Bapu.
    • Every year, 02 October is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the second Prime Minister of India, Lal Bahadur Shastri. 02 October 2022 marks the 118th birth anniversary of Shastri.
    • Every year, 02 October is observed as World Day for Farmed Animals across the world. It is an initiative of the International Animal Welfare Organization, World Animal Protection, and Asia for Animals Coalition.
  • Awards:
    • KK Birla Foundation announced that the 32nd Bihari Puraskar will be awarded to Dr. Madhav Hada for his 2015 literary book “Pachrang Chola Pahar Sakhi Ri”.
    • Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022:
    1. Cleanest City (> 1 million population) Indore
    2. Cleanest City (< 1 million population) Panchgani
    3. Cleanest State (> 100 ULBs) Madhya Pradesh
    4. Cleanest State (< 100 ULBs) Tripura
  • Sports:
    • FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022: The USA defeated China by 83-61 to win FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup 2022 held in Australia.
  • Bayer CropScience Join Hands with SFAC
  • GOI Extends AFSPA in Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh
  • India Abstains from UNSC Resolution Against Russia
  • Optimus Robot’s Prototype Unveiled

Question:

Q.1 The award for the cleanest city in the Swachh Survekshan Awards 2022 was given to?
a. Surat
b. Indore
c. Varanasi
d. Bengaluru
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