OCTOBER 3RD 2021 CURRENT AFFAIRS
1. October 2
Gandhi Jayanti, World Day for Farmed Animals
Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi
152nd birth anniversary
UNGA – International Day of Non-Violence (15 June 2007)
2. Modi launched SBM-U 2.0 & AMRUT 2.0
Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0
Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation 2.0
Aspiration to make all cities Garbage Free and Water Secure.
The outlay of SBM-U 2.0 – Rs 1.41 lakh crore
AMRUT 2.0 – Rs 2.87 lakh crore
3. Modi has launched the Jal Jeevan Mission App and Rashtriya Jal Jeevan Kosh
Part of the flagship Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) that was launched in 2019
The App will help in monitoring Water quality and surveillance framework
RJJK help in setting up the capacity of the local village community to plan, implement, manage, operate and maintain their water supply schemes
4. Mitra Shakti 21
Combined military exercise between India and Sri Lanka
Conducted at Combat Training School, Ampara in Sri Lanka
Between 4th October and 15th October 2021
5. 67th National Wildlife Week 2021
Between 2nd October and 8th October
Aiming to conserve and protect the fauna or animal life of the country
Theme: “Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet”
6. $150 million programs to support Chennai
Sustainable Urban Services and to turn it into a “world-class city”
Fulfil Tamil Nadu’s vision of making Chennai into a city that is more green, liveable, and resilient towards climate change
By World Bank
Four key urban services:
Water supply and sewerage
Solid Waste Management.
7. New species of blind freshwater eel by ZSI
Eel is a blind freshwater hypogean.
First such discovered species from Maharashtra and Northern western Ghats.
Rakthamichtys mumba to pay tribute to the city it was found in.