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Banking Digest, 14 February 2019

National

  • To setup grid-connected renewable power plants each of 500KW to 2 MW in the rural area, the Government is formulating a Scheme - Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM).
  • Ministry of Defence is in the process of ‘Procurement of 111 Naval Utility Helicopters (NUH) for the Indian Navy to replace - Chetak Helicopters.
  • The first Aqua Food Park has been set up in - Andhra Pradesh (Tunduru, West Godavari District).

International

  • The International Dam Safety Conference–2019 was held in – Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  • The World Government Summit-2019 was organised under the theme 'The Future of the Economy in the Edge of 4IR' in - Dubai (UAE).

Banking

  • On February 12, RBI has imposed monetary penalty for non-compliance of various norms on - HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Allahabad Bank, Bank of Maharashtra, Indian Overseas Bank and Andhra Bank

Sports

  • The 'Senior National Badminton Championship 2019' is being played at - Guwahati.
  • This India's cricketer ranked second in the ICC Women's T-20 batsmen ranking, released on February 12 - Jemima Rodriguez.
  • No. 1 team in the ICC women's T-20 team ranking, released on February 12 - Australia (India-fourth).

Person In News

  • Former goalkeeper of England, who won the FIFA World Cup in 1966, passed away on 12 February - Gordon Banks.

General Knowledge

  • The Government of India initiated the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) in the year – 2012.
  • The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) founded in the year – 1961.
  • Headquarter of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - Paris (France).
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) established in the year - 1934.
  • Head office of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - Mumbai.
  • First Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - Sir Osborne Smith (1 April 1935 - 30 June 1937).
  • First Indian Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - Sir C. D. Deshmukh (11 August 1943 - 30 June 1949).

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