1st March 2022 Current Affairs
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1st March 2022 Current Affairs is provided below:
1. 1st Indian Selected for Boltzmann Medal:
- Deepak Dhar has been selected for this medal for his contribution to the field of statistical physics.
- He became the first Indian to be awarded the medal.
2. Cabinet Approval:
- The Union Cabinet approved FDI of up to 20 per cent under the automatic route in LIC.
- The current FDI policy which permits 74 per cent foreign investment under the automatic route in the insurance sector does not apply for the LIC.
- Now the cabinet has made an amendment to the FDI policy of up to 20%.
3. OCEANS 2022:
- IIT Madras and the National Institute of Ocean Technology( NIOT), Chennai have jointly organised for the first time in India the OCEANS 2022 conference in Chennai.
- Theme: Inspire-Innovate-Sustain.
- It highlighted how the UN decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable development is attempting to reduce the impacts of climate change through renewable energies.
4. Book Released:
- Book – The Millennial Yogi: A modern-day parable about reclaiming one’s life.
- Author: Deepam Chatterjee.
5. Zero Discrimination Day:
- Observed on 1st March.
- Theme 2022: Remove laws that harm, create laws that empower.
6. The University Grants Commission has appointed Professor Bhushan Patwardhan as chairman of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC), Bengaluru.
7. After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Russia destroyed the largest plane in the world called ” Ukraine’s Antonov-225 cargo plane (Mriya)”.
8. International Women’s Day week:
- 1st to 8th March
- Celebrated by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
- Theme: Safety and Security of Women.
9. NCPCR Foundation Day:
- National Commission for Protection of Child Rights.
- Founded: 2007
- Under the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
- Set up under the Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act,2005.
- Statutory Body.
- Chairman : Priyank Kanoongo
10. BEE Foundation Day:
- Bureau of Energy Efficiency
- Founded: 2002
- Under the Ministry of
- Constituted by Energy Conservation Act, 2001.
11. 4th Jan Aushadhi Diwas week to be observed from 1-7 March 2022:
- Under the aegis of the Department of Pharmaceuticals.
- To generate awareness about the usages of generic medicines.
- Theme 2022: Jan Aushadi Jan Upyogi.
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