Here we are covering the month of SEPTEMBER CURRENT AFFAIRS-2022


Which regulatory body has notified a framework introducing a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) in India?

Securities and Exchange Board of India

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has notified a framework introducing a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) in India.
The new category of exchange will provide social enterprises an additional avenue to raise funds. The SSE lists non-profit organisations (NPO) on stock exchanges and provides them with an alternative fund-raising avenue.

Which two Union Ministries have signed MoU for the promotion of “One Herb, One Standard”?

Union Health Ministry- Union AYUSH Ministry

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was inked between the Pharmacopoeia Commission for Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy (Ministry of Ayush) and the Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (Ministry of Health).
The MoU seeks for inter-ministerial cooperation for the promotion and facilitation of “One Herb, One Standard”. The primary objective is to promote public health by developing harmonised herbal drug standards.

Puli Thevar, whose birth anniversary was celebrated recently, was a freedom fighter from which state?

Tamil Nadu

Puli Thevar was a 18th century Tamil King who fought against the British. He was one of the first fighters to refuse to pay taxes to the British.
Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi and Chief Minister M K Stalin paid floral tributes to the statue of freedom fighter while Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to the leader.

Raavi Sastry, whose centenary birth anniversary was celebrated recently, was a  noted writer of which language?


Rachakonda Viswanadha Sastri, popularly known as Raavi Sastry, was a notable writer, lawyer and critic.
The Chief Justice of India, Justice N.V. Ramana, participated as Chief Guest at the centenary celebrations of the noted writer, being organised at Visakhapatnam.

Which state/UT recorded the highest number of cybercrime incidents in 2021?


As per the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau, the number of cybercrime incidents in 2021 has gone up by 18.4 per cent since 2019.
The number of such cases against women has risen at 28 per cent. Out of the 52,974 incidents reported in 2021, 20.2 per cent were reported as cases of crime against women. Karnataka had the highest share with 2,243 cases, followed by Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.

Which Indian state/UT launched ‘Rural Backyard Piggery Scheme’?


Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma launched the ambitious flagship programme for the farmers – ‘Rural Backyard Piggery Scheme’.
The scheme was launched under the ‘National Livestock Mission’. The Chief Minister also mentioned on the flagship ‘Progress’ scheme, which aims to ensure that the farmers earn a sustainable livelihood through different livestock farming activities.

Which country is the host of the multilateral command Exercise Vostok – 2022?


A multilateral strategic and command Exercise Vostok – 2022 has begun in Russia. The exercise is aimed at coordination among other participating military contingents and observers.
The Indian Army contingent comprising of troops from 7/8 Gorkha Rifles undertakes joint drills including joint field training exercises, combat discussions, and firepower exercises.

India’s first-ever ‘Night Sky Sanctuary’ is set to come up in which state/UT?


The Department of Science & Technology (DST) has undertaken to set up India’s first-ever ‘Night Sky Sanctuary’ in Ladakh which will be completed within next three months.
The Dark Sky Reserve will be located at Hanle, Ladakh as a part of Changthang Wildlife Sanctuary. It will boost Astro-tourism in India. An MoU was signed among the UT administration, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh and the Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA).

The Sea of Okhotsk, which was seen in the news, is a sea of which Ocean?

Pacific Ocean

The Sea of Okhotsk is a marginal sea of the Pacific Ocean with Japan and Russia and basin countries.
The Russian and Chinese navies will operate in the Sea of Japan in the upcoming Vostok 2022 military drills. The navies will practice operations in the waters and in the coastline areas of the Sea of Japan and the Sea of Okhotsk.

Kurki, a process of attaching farmers land in case of loan default, is practised in which state?


Kurki is a process of attachment of a farmer’s land, pledged to the money lending institution or individual, in case of a loan default.
Kurki orders are executed under Section 60 of Civil Procedure Code, 1908. A 65-year-old farmer, from Punjab recently died by suicide against kurki orders for his land based on a court case filed against him by the local moneylender for defaulting on loan payment.

When is the ‘National Cinema Day’ celebrated in India?

September 16

ndia is set to celebrate National Cinema Day on September 16. It was announced by the Multiplex Association of India (MAI).
The event will take place across 4,000 screens in the country to celebrate the successful reopening of cinemas. During the occasion, tickets will be priced at Rs 75 in all the participating cinemas.  Various companies like PVR, INOX, and Carnival among others have agreed to be a part of the celebrations.

The space consortium of HAL and which company has won the contract for next 5 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLVs)?

Larsen & Toubro (L&T)

A space consortium formed by Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) was awarded the contract for the next five Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLVs).
The consortium bagged a Rs 860-crore contract for end-to-end realisation of five PSLVs over a period of four years from NewsSpace India (NSIL). This was announced during the inaugural session of the 7th Bengaluru Space Expo 2022.

India signed MoUs with which country to deepen the inter-governmental railway cooperation?


Two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) were signed between India and Bangladesh to deepen the inter-governmental railway cooperation between the two countries.
The MoUs were signed and exchanged during the visit of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina to India. The two MoUs signed include ‘Training of Bangladesh Railway Employees in the Training Institute of Indian Railways’ and ‘Collaboration in IT Systems such as FOIS and other IT applications for Bangladesh Railway’.

The Union Cabinet has approved the implementation of 2nd phase of which metro project at a cost of Rs 1957 crores?


The Union Cabinet has approved the implementation of the Phase II of Kochi Metro Rail Project at a cost of Rs 1,957.05 crore, with a length of 11 kilometers with 11 stations.
The first phase in Kochi from Aluva to Petta, covering a length of 25 km with 22 stations at an estimated completion cost of Rs. 5182 crores, is fully operational.

Mohenjo Daro, the UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in which country?


A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the ruins of Mohenjo Daro is located in southern Sindh province of Pakistan near the Indus River.
An unprecedented monsoon season has killed hundreds of people in Pakistan and this condition has posed a threat to the archeological site of Mohenjo Daro dating back 4,500 years, which were discovered in 1922.





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