22nd April 2022 Current Affairs
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22nd April 2022 Current Affairs is provided below:
1. Eminent Physicist Ajay Kumar Sood has been appointed the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India.
2. RS-28 SARMAT:
- World’s Most Powerful Nuclear-Capable Intercontinental Ballistic Missile.
- Tested by Russia.
- Also called ‘Satan 2’
- It is designed to elude anti-missile defence systems with a short initial boost phase.
3. International Mother Earth Day:
- Also known as World Earth Day.
- Observed on April 22
- Theme 2022 – “Invest in Our Planet”
4. Chola era Hero Stones discovered:
- Discovered at Annur in the Coimbatore district.
- 11th or 12th century CE, during the rule of Kongu Cholas.
5. FATF Ministerial Meeting:
- Held at Washington D.C, U.S.A
- Attended by the Finance minister Nirmala Sitaraman.
- Financial Action Task Force
- Estb: 1989
- To combat Money laundering and terrorism financing
- HQ: Paris, France
- An initiative of G7 Countries
- Prez: Marcus Pleyer
- India is a Member
6. 48th All India Police Science Congress:
- Addressed by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah
- Held at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
7. DACE Scheme:
- Ambedkar Centres of Excellence Scheme (DACE)
- Launched by Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Dr Virendra Kumar
- From Banaras Hindu University, VAranasi
- The DACEs are being set up to provide high quality free coaching facilities to the Scheduled Caste students for the Civil Services examinations, conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
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