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One Liners of the Day, 27 February 2021

Important Day

  • Theme for Protein Day 2021 (27 February) - ‘Powering With Plant Protein’.

Economy

  • RBI has projected the India's growth forecast of ____ for the financial year 2021-22 - 10.5 percent.
  • The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has come out with a standard personal accident cover, product named ‘____’, which the general and standalone health insurers have to mandatorily offer from April 1 this year - ‘Saral Suraksha Bima’.

National

  • The New Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) Regional Office (South) in Chennai will cater to the requirements of - Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and the Union Territories Puducherry and Lakshadweep.
  • Portal for Consumer grievance redressal, managed by Department of Consumer Affairs - ‘E-Daakhil’.
  • The second edition of Global Bio-India will be organised from 1 March to 3 March 2021 under the theme - “Transforming lives”.
  • A platform which will connect cities to innovators across the national ecosystem to design innovative solutions for their pressing challenges, developed by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs - City Innovation Exchange (CiX).

Persons in News

  • Indian social activist who received the International Anti-corruption Champions Award 2021 from the United States government - Anjali Bhardwaj.

Sports

  • From 26 February to 2 March, the second edition of Khelo India Winter Games is being organised in - Gulmarg, Jammu & Kashmir.

State Current Affairs

  • This state government launched ‘e-Parivahan Vyavstha’ of the State Transport Department to provide faceless services to the people of the State regarding Driving Licence/Registration Certificates/Permits etc - Himachal Pradesh.
  • A new women empowerment scheme by the Maharashtra government with effect from 8 March 2021 to increase the participation of rural women across fields - Mahasamruddhi Mahila Sashaktikaran scheme.
  • The initiatives, 'Mo-Chhatua App' , ‘e-Kalika App', 'Mo Sishu portal', 'MAMATA App & MIS', was launched by - Odisha government.

Science & Technology

  • The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a new- generation compact rocket, called ‘_____’ for small satellite launch - Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV) (SSLV-D1).

General Knowledge

  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - Established: 1 April 1935; Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  • Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) - Founded: 1999; Location: Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • Competition Commission of India (CCI) - Founded: 14 October 2003; Headquarters: New Delhi.
  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) - Founded: 15 August 1969; Headquarters: Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • Small industrial Development Bank of India (SIDBI) - Founded: 2 April 1990; Headquarters: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

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