29th April 2022 Current Affairs
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29th April 2022 Current Affairs is provided below:
1. Government reappoints ‘Vijay Sampla’ as Chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) for a second time:
- 338 of the Indian constitution deals with the National Commission for Scheduled Castes.
- 338A – National Commission for Scheduled Tribes.
- Estb: 2004
- 1st Chairman – Suraj Bhan
2. Book released:
- Book – Not Just A Night Watchman: My Innings in the BCCI
- Author – Vinod Rai
3. International Girls in ICT Day:
- Observed on April 28 (the 4th Thursday in April)
- Theme 2022: Access & Safety
- To inspire the next generation of girls and young women to prosper in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers.
4. Maharashtra – the first state to track the portability of ICDS scheme:
- Maharashtra has developed a website based Migration Tracking System (MTS) application to track the movement of migrant workers through individual unique identity numbers.
- Integrated Child Development Services Scheme.
- Launched on October 2, 1975.
- Centrally Sponsored Scheme
- Implemented by the Ministry of Women and Child Development.
5. International Dance Day:
- Observed on April 29
- To celebrate the birth anniversary of Jean – Georges Noverre, the creator of modern ballet.
6. IndiGo becomes the first airline to use indigenous navigation system GAGAN:
- India becomes the third country in the world to have its own space-based augmentation system after the USA and Japan.
- GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation
- Jointly developed by ISRO and AAI
- System of satellites and ground stations that provide GPS signal corrections, giving you better position accuracy.
- Launched – 2001
- Founded – 2006;
- H.Q – Gurugram, Haryana
7. Book Released:
- Book – The First Responders: Women Who led India through the pandemic.
- Author – Jayashree Balasubramanian, Sunaina Kumar, Anirban Sarma, Vanita Sharma and Shoba Suri
- Published by Reliance Foundation and Observer Research Foundation.
8. ANIC 2.0:
- Atal New India Challenge 2.0
- It is a flagship program of Atal Innovation Mission, Niti Aayog.
- To support innovations in areas critical to India’s development and growth – Education, Health, water and sanitation, etc.
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