General knowledge/current affairs 09 May 2022 / UPSC/NDA/SSC/RRB

  Exam Related Current Affairs with Static Gk : 09 May 2022


1) The Maharashtra Department of Prisons has launched a loan scheme for inmates serving sentences in jails across the state. 

➨ The credit scheme titled Jivhala is being offered by the Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank.

▪️ Maharashtra :-

CM - Uddhav Thackeray

➨ Sanjay Gandhi (Borivali) National Park

➨ Tadoba National Park

➨Nawegaon National Park

➨Gugamal National Park

➨Chandoli National Park


2) Latest edition of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) showed that India's total fertility rate (TFR) has declined from 2.2 children in 2015-16 to 2 children per woman now.

➨ The TFR is currently below the replacement level of fertility of 2.1 children per woman.


3) Union Minister for MSME Shri Narayan Rane inaugurated the ‘Enterprise India National Coir Conclave 2022’ being organised under the “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”  at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

▪️Tamil Nadu :-

➠ Anaimalai Tiger Reserve 

➠North Chennai Thermal Power Station

➠ Gulf of Mannar Marine  

National Park 

➠ Ennore Thermal Power Station

➠ Mudumalai National Park  

➠ Mukurthi National Park   

➠ Guindy National Park


4) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched a Vehicle Movement Tracking System (VMTS) mobile app to track the vehicles carrying sand and other mining material.


5) Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the inaugural session of Jain International Trade Organisation’s ‘JITO Connect 2022’ via video conferencing.


6) Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has set up a global drug development centre at the IIT Madras Research Park in Tamil Nadu's Chennai.


7) Activist Cécile Ndjebet, of Cameroon, this week won the 2022 Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to preserving forests and improving the lives of people who depend on them.


8) Sudarshan Venu has been appointed as the Managing Director of TVS Motor Company.

➨TVS Motor Company is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and is the third-largest motorcycle company in India.


9) Air Marshal Sanjeev Kapoor assumed the appointment of Director General (Inspection and Safety) [DG(I&S)] of Indian Air Force at Air HQ New Delhi.

➨The Air Marshal is a graduate of National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the Flying branch of IAF in December 1985 as a Transport Pilot.

▪️Indian Air Force:-

➨Founded - 8 October 1932

➨Headquarters - New Delhi

➨Commander-in-Chief - President Ram Nath Kovind

➨Chief of the Air Staff - Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari


10) The government of Kerala is ready to launch an Android App ‘Shaili’, aimed at diagnosing and controlling lifestyle diseases among the people in the state of Kerala.

▪️Kerala :- 

➠Cherai Beach

➠Idukki Dam on Periyar River

➠Pamba River

➠Kumarakom National Park

➠Anamudi Shola National Park

➠Eravikulam National Park

➠Silent Valley National Park


11) The first train set of India's first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) was handed over to National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) at the manufacturing factory located at Alstom's Savli plan near Vadodara in Gujarat.

▪️Gujarat:-

➨CM -  Bhupendra Patel

➨Governor - Acharya Devvrat

➨Nageshwar Temple 

➨Somnath Temple

➠ Marine( Gulf of Kachchh) WLS  

➠Nal Sarovar Bird Santuary 

➠ Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant 

➠ Narayan Sarovar wildlife sanctuary

➠ Sardar Sarovar Hydro Electric Power Plant 

➠Porbandar Lake wildlife sanctuary

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