4th September 2022 Current Affairs
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4th September 2022 Current Affairs is provided below:
1. UIDAI tops in resolving Public Grievances:
- According to the Grievance Redressal Index report, The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) topped among all Ministries/Departments for resolving Public Grievances.
- The new Customer Relationship Management solution of UIDAI was designed with advanced features which provide seamless service delivery to residents.
- Established on 28th January 2009
- Statutory body
- Under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
2. Digitalization of lending under the Kisan Credit Card Scheme:
- Launched by RBI
- A pilot project in Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
About Kisan Credit Card Scheme:
- Introduced in 1998.
- On the recommendation of the ‘R V Gupta’ Committee to provide advances for agricultural needs.
- It was prepared by NABARD.
- Participating institutions include all commercial banks, Regional Rural Banks and state co-operative banks.
- The scheme entails short-term credit for crops and term loans.
3. Books & Authors:
- “When the Heart Speaks”
- Authored by renowned Indian Cardiac Surgeon ‘Dr. Upendra Kaul’.
- For his services to Indian medicine, he was given the Dr.B.C. Roy Award for the year 1999.
4. Carnatic Vocalist T V Sankaranarayanan Passed away:
- Born in Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu
- He was an Indian Carnatic Vocalist known for his music that stems from the style of his guru, Madurai Mani Iyer.
- He received Padma Bhusan in 2003.
5. Arjun Erigaisi:
- He won the 28th Abu Dhabi Masters Chess Tournament 2022 held in Abu Dhabi.
- He defeated David Anton Guijarro (Spain) in the final round with 7.5 points.
6. India’s 1st Night Sky Sanctuary in Ladakh:
- It will be located within the Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary in Hanle, Ladakh.
- It will be one of the highest located sites for optical, infrared, and gamma-ray telescopes “boosting Astro Tourism in India”.
7. Books & Authors:
- “Divorce and Democracy”
- Authored by ‘Saumya Saxena’
8. ‘SPARK’ Program:
- An initiative by the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS)
- To support the young minds of the students and to promote the culture of evidence-based scientific research in the field of Ayurveda.
- The selected students will be offered financial support of Rs. 50,000 under this fellowship.
- SPARK – Studentship Program for Ayurveda Research Ken
9. Lok Sabha Secretary General ‘Utpal Kumar Singh’ gets Charge of Sansad TV:
- Sansad TV – launched in September 2021 after merging the Lok Sabha TV and Rajya Sabha TV channels.
- The 24-hour channel, through its content, showcases the democratic ethos and the functioning of democratic institutions of the country with an aim to target national and international audiences.
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