7th January 2022 Current Affairs

7th January 2022 Current Affairs

7th January 2022 Current Affairs

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7th January 2022 Current Affairs is provided below. 

1. First open rock museum inaugurated:

  • Different types of rocks from different states are displayed at CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI) campus, Hyderabad.

2. 19th CHENNAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (CIFF):

  • Lifetime achievement award – Singeetham Srinivasa Rao
  • Best Tamil feature film award – Sivaranjaniyum Innum Sila Pengalum; Vasanth sai – director and producer; it shows a sensitive portrayal of struggles faced by women across different eras and times.
  • Special Jury award – Actress Lakshmi Priya
  • The second place was shared by Seththumaan, directed by Tamizh and produced by Pa. Ranjith and Thaen, directed by Ganesh Vinayakkan and produced by Ambalavanan and Prema.
  • The movie Thaen dealt with how the government machinery makes life difficult for ordinary people by forcing them to obtain official documents.

3. 19th Meeting of NTCA:

  • National Tiger Conservation Authority
  • Currently, there are 51 tiger reserves in India.
  • 14 tiger reserves across India have received accreditation of the global conservation Assured tiger standards (CA / TS).
  • Among 14, Tamilnadu gets 2 tiger reserves. One is the Mudumalai tiger reserve and the other is the Anamalai tiger reserve.

4. Re-appoints Vijay Paul Sharma as CACP chairman:

  • Commission for Agricultural costs and prices.
  • Comes under the ministry of agriculture and farmers welfare.
  • The CACP recommends the MSP to the cabinet committee of economic affairs to incentivise cultivators.

5. Robert Irwin:

  • Awarded the London’s natural history museum’s wildlife photographer of the year people’s choice award 2020.
  • Awarded for his drone image of the bushfire in Australia.

6. Union Jal Shakti Ministry announces 3rd National water awards -2020:

National Water Awards 2020

List of winners

Sl. No. Name Category

(with zone, if any)

Rank
 1 Uttar Pradesh “Best State” 1st
 2 Rajasthan 2nd
 3 Tamil Nadu 3rd
 4 Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh “Best District”

– North Zone

1st
 5 Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab 2nd
 6 Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala “Best District”

– South Zone

1st
 7 Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh 2nd
 8 East Champaran, Bihar “Best District”

– East Zone

1st
 9 Godda, Jharkhand 2nd
 10 Indore, Madhya Pradesh “Best District”

– West Zone

1st
 11 Vadodara, Gujarat 2nd

(Joint Winner)

 12 Banswara, Rajasthan 2nd

(Joint Winner)

 13 Goalpara, Assam “Best District”

– North-East Zone

1st
 14 Siang, Arunachal Pradesh 2nd
 15 Dhaspad, Almora, Uttarakhand “Best Village Panchayat”

– North Zone

1st
 16 Jamola, Rajouri, J&K 2nd
 17 Balua, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 3rd
 18 Yelerampura Panchayat, Tumakuru District, Karnataka “Best Village Panchayat”

– South Zone

1st
 19 Vellaputhur Panchayat, Chengalpattu District, Tamil Nadu 2nd
 20 Elappully Grama Panchayat, Palakkad District, Kerala 3rd
 21 Telari Panchayat, Gaya District, Bihar “Best Village Panchayat”

– East Zone

1st
 22 Chhindiya Panchayat, Surajpur District, Chhattisgarh 2nd
 23 Guni Panchayat, Khunti District, Jharkhand 3rd
 24 Takhatgadh, Sabarkantha, Gujarat “Best Village Panchayat”

– West Zone

1st
 25 Kankapar, Kachchh, Gujarat 2nd
 26 Surdi, Solapur, Maharashtra 3rd
 27 Sialsir, Sirchip, Mizoram “Best Village Panchayat”

– North-East Zone

1st
 28 Aminda Simsanggre , West Garo Hills, Meghalaya 2nd
 29 Chambagre, West Garo Hills, Meghalaya 3rd
 30 Vapi Urban Local Body, Gujarat “Best Urban Local Body” 1st
 31 Dapoli Nagar Panchayat, Maharashtra 2nd
 32 Madurai Municipal Corporation, Tamil Nadu 3rd
 33 Mission Paani (Network 18) “Best Media (Print & Electronic)” 1st
 34 Agrowon, Sakal Media Pvt. Ltd.

(Adinath Dattatray Chavan)

2nd
 35 Sandesh Daily Bhuj Edition 3rd
 36 Govt. Girls Hr. Secondary School, Kaveripattinam, Tamilnadu “Best School” 1st
 37 Amalorpavam Lourds Academy, Thiruvalluar, Puducherry 2nd
 38 Amity International School, Noida, UP 3rd

(Joint Winner)

 39 Govt. Middle School, Manapet, Puducherry 3rd

(Joint Winner)

 40 Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Jammu “Best Institution/RWA/Religious organization for Campus usage” 1st
 41 IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat 2nd
 42 lndian Oil Corporation Limited Faridabad 3rd
 42 Welspun India Textile Ltd., Gujarat “Best Industry” 1st
 44 Hyundai Motor India Ltd., Tamil Nadu 2nd
 45 Trident (Textile) Ltd., Punjab 3rd

(Joint Winner)

 46 Steel Authority of India Ltd., New Delhi 3rd

(Joint Winner)

 47 Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell, Ahmedabad “Best NGO” 1st
 48 Vivekananda Kendra NARDEP, Kanyakumari 2nd
 49 Gramvikas Sanstha, Aurangabad 3rd

(Joint Winner)

 50 Vivekananda Research and Training Institute, Bhavnagar 3rd

(Joint Winner)

 51 Panchgachiya MDTW WUA, Hooghly, West Bengal “Best Water User Association” 1st
 52 Hatinada Champa Purulia, West Bengal 2nd
 53 Amtore Mini River Lift Irrigation WUA, Purulia, West Bengal 3rd
 54 ITC Limited, Kolkata, West Bengal “Best Industry for CSR activities” 1st
 55 Adani Foundation, Gujarat 2nd
 56 HAL, Bengaluru, Karnataka 3rd

(Joint Winner)

 57 Dharampal Satyapal Ltd., Noida,

Uttar Pradesh

3rd

(Joint Winner)

 

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