30th April 2022 Current Affairs
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30th April 2022 Current Affairs is provided below:
1. General Manoj Pande takes over as the 29th chief of the Army Staff and replaces MM Naravanae.
2. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan 2.0 completes four years:
- It is a flagship program of the Ministry of Education.
- Aims to link the higher education institutions with a set of at least 5 villages.
- The UBA 2.0 is the upgraded version of UBA 1.0 which was launched in 2014.
- UBA 1.0 – launched on 11th November 2014
- UBA 2.0 – launched on 25th April 2018
3. Nation’s 1st Gene Bank in Maharashtra:
- To preserve Biodiversity.
- It involves documentation, standardisation, and popularisation of the wisdom of the local community’s traditional knowledge on biodiversity conservation.
4. World Veterinary Day:
- Observed on April 30 (Last Saturday of April)
- Theme 2022: “Strengthening Veterinary Resilience”
5. INS Gharial as part of Mission SAGAR IX arrives in Colombo:
- To provide critical medical aid to Sri Lanka during the ongoing crisis.
6. Whitley Gold Award:
- Won by Charudutt Mishra, a snow leopard conservationist.
- For his contribution to involving indigenous communities in the conservation and recovery of big cat species in Asia.
- He established India’s first community-based initiative to save the endangered leopard.
7. International Jazz Day:
- Observed on April 30.
- Theme 2022: ‘A Call for Global Peace and Unity’
8. International Sculpture Day:
- Observed on April 30 (Last Sunday of April)
- To advance the creation and understanding of sculpture and its unique, vital contribution to society.
9. Ayushman Bharat Diwas:
- Observed on April 30
- Ayushman Bharat Yojana was launched in 2018
- To provide healthcare benefits to crores of Indians who can’t afford proper medical facilities.
- The Ayushman Bharat policy helps the economically backward classes by providing 5 lakh to each family every year.
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