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One Liners of the Day, 03 March 2021

Important Day

  • In India, 45th Civil Accounts Day - 01 March 2021.
  • In India, Jan Aushadhi Diwas week - 1st March to 7th March.
  • In India, National Defence Day - 3 March.
  • Theme of World Hearing Day 2021 (3 March) - “Hearing Care for ALL! Screen, Rehabilitate, Communicate”.
  • Theme of World Wildlife Day 2021 (3 March) - "Forests and Livelihoods: Sustaining People and Planet".

Defence

  • New Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command (ENC) from 01 March 2021 - Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh.

Economy

  • The _____ has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE), India INX International Exchange (IFSC) Limited (India INX), National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) and Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) for setting up Market Infrastructure Institutions comprising of International Bullion Exchange, Clearing Corporation and Depository at Gujarat International Financial Trade (GIFT) City in Gujarat - Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited (MCX).
  • On 22 February 2021, _____ has been included in the Second Schedule to the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 which makes it a scheduled commercial bank (also called as scheduled bank) - Fino Payments Bank.

International

  • India’s rank in the Hurun Global Rich List 2021 with 209 billionaires - Third.

National

  • The ______ under its “Waste to Wealth” Mission launched the “Swachhta Saarthi Fellowship” to recognize students, community workers/self-help groups, and municipal/sanitary workers who are engaged in tackling the enormous challenge of waste management, scientifically and sustainably - Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India.
  • The Waste to Wealth Mission is one of the nine national missions of the - Prime Minister’s Science, Technology, and Innovation Advisory Council (PM-STIAC).
  • Rajya Sabha TV and Lok Sabha TV have been merged and now it will be known as - Sansad TV.
  • The _____ launched a new initiative called the Jammu and Kashmir Employability Enhancement Training Program (JEET) to enhance the competency and employment skills of graduating students - All India Council of Technical Educations (AICTE).

Persons in News

  • Chief Executive Officer of Sansad TV - Ravi Kapoor.
  • Author of a book titled ‘Pauna di Sargam’ - Jas Preet Kaur.
  • Recipient of the UN Asia Environment Enforcement Award 2020 - Sasmita Lenka (Odisha forest service officer).
  • New MD & CEO of Central Bank of India - Matam Venkata Rao.

State Current Affairs

  • 22nd Science Centre which has been developed by National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) and Ministry of Culture - Udaipur Science Centre at Udaipur, Tripura.

General Knowledge

  • The Departmentalisation of Union Accounts (Transfer of Personnel) Act, 1976 was deemed to have come into force with effect from - 1st March 1976.
  • Bureau of Pharma PSUs of India (BPPI) was established on - 1st December 2008.
  • National Stock Exchange (NSE) - Founded: 27 November 1992; Headquarters: Mumbai.
  • All India Council of Technical Educations (AICTE) - Founded: 1945; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) - Founded: 4 April 1978; Headquarters: Kolkata.

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