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 Q .
Who has been launches Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center?
A)
Kiren Rijiju
B)
R K Singh
C)
Pralhad Joshi
D)
G. Kishan Reddy

Correct Answer : Option (B) - R K Singh

Note :

The Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, "R K Singh", along with Minister of State (MoS) for Power, Krishan Pal Gurjar, rolled out the Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) and Innovation Park virtually.
 
The virtual launch event was a part of the 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav', which is an initiative of the government to celebrate 75 years of India's independence, the Ministry of Power told the media.

The government aims to become a global leader in fostering innovation, entrepreneurship and research in smart grid technologies and build capacities in the power distribution sector. The platform currently hosts over 50 solutions from over 30 technology partners across eight thematic areas spanning new and advanced technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning, Blockchain and IOT.
 
The SGKC has been set up by PowerGrid with help from the Ministry of Power and National Smart Grid Mission (NSGM) for the demonstration and advancement of frontier smart grid technologies. The technical assistance to establish the centre has been rendered by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).
 
The minister asked all the distribution and transmission companies to visit the SGKC to use the technology. The government will assist engineers and innovators with ideas in smart system technology.
 
The event additionally observed virtual participation from states, distribution firms, industry, academia and institutions from India and across the world...

Source : Construction World

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Published On : March 11, 2022
 Q .
Which of these is not part of the All India Financial Institutions (AIFI) under RBI?
A)
SEBI
B)
EXIM
C)
SIDBI
D)
NABARD

Correct Answer : Option (A) - SEBI

Note : Presently RBI has four AIFIs under it namely EXIM Bank, NABARD, NHB and SIDBI. NaBFID will be the fifth AIFI under RBI.

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Published On : March 11, 2022
 Q .
When we are celebrate International Day of Women Judges?
A)
March 7th
B)
March 8th
C)
March 9th
D)
March 10th

Correct Answer : Option (D) - March 10th

Note :

Women in the judiciary system are a key to ensuring that courts represent their citizens, address concerns and give out good judgments. Women’s presence in the judiciary system enhances the legitimacy of courts and sends a powerful message saying that they’re open and accessible to those who want to seek justice. Historically, women had been excluded from the profession and their entry as judges is a positive step in the direction of judiciaries. Their entry perceives as being transparent, inclusive and representative of the lives of the people who they affect.
 
March 10 marks the International Day of Women Judges and on this day, the United National reaffirms its commitment to develop and implement appropriate and effective strategies and plans for the advancement of women in the judicial system and institution at the managerial and leadership level.
 
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN JUDGES HISTORY : Equality in the judiciary system has historically been uneven and the steps taken to change this are evidenced by the declaration of the UN General Assembly to mark this day as International Day of Women Judges. The resolution of the General Assembly was drafted by the State of Qatar, which is proof to bring a positive shift in society.
 
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN JUDGES SIGNIFICANCE : UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 5 is Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women and Girls. Their goal is to achieve progress across all Development goals and to add a gender perspective to the implementation of the 2030 Agenda. The representation of women in the judicial system is significant for many reasons which ensure that the legal system is developed with society in mind. It also inspires the next generation of women judges and advocates to achieve their goals.

Source : News18

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Published On : March 10, 2022
 Q .
When the Central Industrial Security Force(CISF) raising day observed every year?
A)
March 8th
B)
March 9th
C)
March 10th
D)
March 11th

Correct Answer : Option (C) - March 10th

Note :

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) is one of the Central Armed Police Forces in India and CISF Raising Day is observed every year on March 10th.

India will celebrate its 53rd CISF Raising Day this year.

A unique organisation in the paramilitary forces of India, it was set up under an act of the Parliament of India on March 1969 with a strength of around 2,200 personnel. CISF is governed by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs and its headquarters is in New Delhi.

The CISF is known to provide security cover to 300 industrial units, government infrastructure projects, and facilities and establishments located all over the country.

CISF Raising Day was created for better protection and security of industrial undertakings in the country..

Source : Times Now News

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Published On : March 10, 2022
 Q .
Which govt inaugurated India’s largest floating solar power project?
A)
Assam
B)
Karnataka
C)
Tamil Nadu
D)
Andhra Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Tamil Nadu

Note :

"Tamil Nadu" Chief Minister, "M K Stalin" has inaugurated India’s largest floating solar power plant constructed at a cost of Rs 150.4 crores. The floating plant is established in Southern Petrochemicals Industries Corporation Limited (SPIC) factory at Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu to provide clean energy. It aims to provide environmentally sustainable power generation and to reduce carbon footprint.
 
* The floating power plant has the capacity to produce 42 million units of electricity per annum.
 
* The solar power plant is owned by Greenam Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of AM International. SPIC worked with France-based floating solar power specialists and global leader Ceil & Terre for the constructions and designs.

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Published On : March 10, 2022
 Q .
When the World Kidney day is celebrated on the every year?
A)
First Thursday of March
B)
Second Thursday of March
C)
Third Thursday of March
D)
Fourth Thursday of March

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Second Thursday of March

Note :

World Kidney day is celebrated on the second Thursday of March every year. This year, it is being observed on March 10th. World Kidney Day is a global campaign aimed at raising awareness of the importance of our kidneys. World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.
 
The theme of the day : The theme for World Kidney day 2022 is “Kidney Health for All”. The 2022 campaign will focus on efforts to increase education and awareness about kidney health and on reducing the stubbornly high CKD knowledge gap at all levels of kidney care.
 
History of the day : The observance of this day was started by the International Society of Nephrology and the International Federation of Kidney Foundations. World Kidney Day was first celebrated in 2006.

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Published On : March 10, 2022
 Q .
When did former President of Pakistan Rafiq Tarar Passes away?
A)
7th Mar 2022
B)
8th Mar 2022
C)
9th Mar 2022
D)
10th Mar 2022

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 7th Mar 2022

Note :

Rafiq Tarar, a veteran Pakistani politician and former Supreme Court judge who served as the country's President from 1997 to 2001, passed away on Monday(7th Mar 2022) due to prolonged illness. He was 92.
 
My grandfather Mohammad Rafiq Tarar has passed away,” his grandson Ataullah Tarar, a Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader tweeted.
 
Tarar had served as Pakistan President between 1997 and 2001 after being nominated by the then Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
 
Prior to his foray into politics with the PML-N, Tarar had served as a Supreme Court judge from 1991 to 1994.
 
He also served as the Chief Justice of the Lahore High Court from March 6, 1989 to October 31, 1991.
 
After Sharif’s ouster by General Pervez Musharraf in 1999, Tarar was allowed to continue as president until 2001.

Source : India Today

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Published On : March 10, 2022
 Q .
SEBI has increased the investment limit for retail investors applying in public issues of debt securities with the facility to block funds through Unified Payments Interface (UPI) mechanism. What is the new limit?
A)
Rs 2 lakh
B)
Rs 3 lakh
C)
Rs 4 lakh
D)
Rs 5 lakh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Rs 5 lakh

Note : The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has increased the investment limit for retail investors applying in public issues of debt securities with the facility to block funds through Unified Payments Interface (UPI) mechanism from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 5 lakh.

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Published On : March 10, 2022
 Q .
When the No Smoking Day is celebrated on the world?
A)
First Wednesday of March
B)
Second Wednesday of March
C)
Third Wednesday of March
D)
Fourth Wednesday of March

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Second Wednesday of March

Note :

No Smoking Day is celebrated on the second Wednesday in the month of March every year across the world. This year "No Smoking Day" will be celebrated on 9th March. The day is celebrated to help those who wish to quit smoking as well as to raise awareness about the implications of smoking on an individual’s health.
 
The main reason to observe this day is to spread awareness and educate people about the adverse impacts of tobacco on their health through cigarettes and other means. No Smoking Day was first observed in the year 1984 in the Republic of Ireland on Ash Wednesday. It was on this day that the clergy determined that giving up cigarettes will be a good thing for Lent.

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Published On : March 10, 2022
 Q .
S L Narayanan is an Indian player from which sporting event?
A)
Tennis
B)
Chess
C)
Shooting
D)
Badminton

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Chess

Note : In Chess, Indian Grandmaster S L Narayanan was declared the winner in the Grandiscacchi Cattolica International Open, held in Italy on March 08, 2022.

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Published On : March 10, 2022