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One Liners of the Day, 03 May 2021

Important day

  • Theme for World Press Freedom Day 2021 (3 May) - “Information as a Public Good”.

Economy

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) uses the ____ model to supervise banks, urban cooperatives banks, non-banking financial companies and all India financial institutions - Risk Based Supervision (RBS) model.

Person in News

  • Fourth Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), replaces B. P. Kanungo on 2 April 2021 – T. Rabi Sankar.
  • Presently, Four deputy governors of RBI - Mahesh Kumar Jain, Michael Patra, Rajeshwar Rao and T. Rabi Sankar.
  • Noted forest officer and the man responsible for launching Project Tiger in Karnataka in 1973, who died on 2 May 2021 – S. G. Neginhal.

State Current Affairs

  • The Andhra Pradesh government has decided to launch ‘______’ on 8 July 2021 to mark the birth anniversary of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy - ‘Clean Andhra Pradesh-Jagananna Swachh Sankalp’.
  • On 2 May 2021, the ____ government declared working journalists of the state as frontline Covid warriors, under the Gopabandhu Sambadika Swasthya Bima Yojana - Odisha.
  • On 2 May 2021, the ____ government launched a universal health scheme covering all families, which will provide cashless insurance of coverage of Rs 5 lakh under the Mukhyamantri Chiranjeevi Yojna – Rajasthan.

Science & Technology

  • The Indian scientists are working on the ____ model for charting the trajectory of COVID-19 - SUTRA model.

General Knowledge

  • The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched in - 2014.
  • Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a flagship initiative set up by the NITI Aayog in – 2015.
  • Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) – Established: August 1981; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • BEML Limited - Founded: 11 May 1964; Headquarters: Bengaluru.

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