5th August 2022 Current Affairs

5th August 2022 Current Affairs

5th August 2022 Current Affairs

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1. Union Cabinet approves Sugarcane FRP 2022–23:

  • Fair and Remunerative Price
  • Approved by the Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by PM Narendra Modi, for a basic recovery rate of 10.2%
  • The FRP for sugar season 2022–23 is 2.6% higher than sugar season 2021–22
  • The FRP is the government-mandated price that mills must pay to farmers for sugarcane procured from them.
  • Sugarcane Control Order 1966, mandates payment within 14 days of the date of delivery of the cane.
  • The FRP is based on the recovery of sugar from the cane.
  • Higher recovery results in higher FRP and higher sugar production.
  • Sugarcane FRP is fixed to ensure Sugarcane growers receive a guaranteed price.
  • India is the largest producer and 2nd largest exporter of sugar in the world.
  • India has surpassed Brazil in sugar production in the current sugar season 2021–22
  • Recently India announced its climate action through five nectar elements known as “Panchamrit” at the COP26 to the UNFCCC, held in Glasgow, United Kingdom, in November 2021.
  • The five aspects of India’s climate change efforts include a target of achieving 500GW of non-fossil energy capacity by 2030 and meeting 50% of its energy needs with Renewable Energy by 2030.

2. India’s Commitment under Updated NDC:

  • India is now committed to reach about 50% of the total installed capacity of electric power from non-fossil fuel based energy sources by 2030
  • To reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 45% by 2030, compared to 2005 levels.
  • Updated NDC will be implemented over the period 2021–2030
  • Indian railways alone will reduce emissions by 60 million tonnes annually if it achieves their Net Zero target by 2030.
  • India’s massive LED bulb campaign is cutting emissions by 40 million tonnes
  • At COP 26, India launched a ‘One Word Movement – LIFE i.e., Lifestyle for Environment
  • The NDC for India does not commit the country to any sector-specific mitigation obligations or actions.

3. World’s largest Floating Solar Power Plant:

  • It is set to be built on Omkareshwar Dam in Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh.
  • It will generate 600 Megawatt Power by 2022–23

4. Udyam Portal:

  • Launched on 1st July 2020
  • It is linked to the database of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and GSTN.
  • It is fully online and does not require any documentation.
  • It helps in Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs in India.

5. Sargam Koushal, from Jammu and Kashmir, was crowned as the winner of the Mrs India world 2022–2023.

6. Books & Authors:

  • Autobiography “Through the Rear View Mirror”
  • Authored by R.A. Narasiah
  • R.A. Narasiah, a tamilian born in West Bengal.
  • His other books include,
  • Kadalodi, Madharasapattinam, Cambodia Ninaivugal, Aalavai and Lettered Dialogue.

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