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Current Affairs 15 May 2022

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Current Affairs 15 May 2022 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

 News Headlines 

  1. Union Tribal Affairs Minister lays the foundation stone for Eklavya Model Residential School at Nashik
  2. RBI appoints Sitikantha Pattanaik, Rajiv Ranjan as executive directors
  3. NITI Aayog Launches The National Data & Analytics Platform
  4. Power Ministry additional Secretary Vivek Kumar Dewangan appointed CMD of REC
  5. RBI restricts withdrawals from Shankarrao Pujari Nutan Nagari Sahakari Bank
  6. RBI imposes Rs 59 lakh penalty on KEB Hana Bank
  7. NITI Aayog launches experience studio to foster innovation and adoption of drones for public services
  8. GAIL awards contract to set up PEM based Green Hydrogen project
  9. Italian Cup 2022: Inter Milan Beat Juventus 4-2 On Extra Time To Lift Title
  10. Swedish automaker Scania join hands with Wipro for digital transformation
  11. Hardeep Singh Puri Launched Bharat Tap Initiative & Nirmal Jal Prayas On The Inaugural Day Of PLUMBEX India
  12. Power Minister confers NHPC with first prize of ‘Rajbhasha Shield’
  13. Collaboration between MoRD and Amazon for online marketing of SHG products through MoU Signing and Exchange
  14. Aruna Singh takes additional charge as CMD of RailTel

 News Details 

1. Union Tribal Affairs Minister lays the foundation stone for Eklavya Model Residential School at Nashik

  • Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda and Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Dr. Bharati Pawar today laid the foundation stone for construction of Eklavya Model Residential School (EMRS) at Shinde, Nashik, Maharashtra.
  • The proposed EMR School aims to make quality education accessible to tribal students in remote tribal hinterlands of Nashik.
  • Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRSs) were introduced in the year 1997-98.

2. RBI appoints Sitikantha Pattanaik, Rajiv Ranjan as executive directors

  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed Rajiv Ranjan as Executive Director (ED) with effect from May 1.
  • Prior to the appointment, Dr. Ranjan was serving as Adviser-in-Charge of the Monetary Policy Department and Secretary to the Monetary Policy Committee.
  • The RBI has also announced the appointment of Sitikantha Pattanaik as the new Executive Director.

3. NITI Aayog Launches The National Data & Analytics Platform

  • NITI Aayog launched the National Data & Analytics Platform (NDAP) for open public use today.
  • The platform aims to democratize access to public government data by making data accessible, interoperable, interactive, and available on a user-friendly platform.
  • NDAP can be accessed at http://ndap.niti.gov.in and all datasets on the platform can be downloaded and merged freely.

4. Power Ministry additional Secretary Vivek Kumar Dewangan appointed CMD of REC

  • The Government of India appointed Vivek Kumar Dewangan, Additional Secretary in the Union Power Ministry, as the chairman and managing director of power sector lender REC Ltd, formerly known as Rural Electrification Corporation.
  • REC Limited is a public infrastructure finance company in the power sector.
  • It is a PSU that finances and promotes power projects across India.

5. RBI restricts withdrawals from Shankarrao Pujari Nutan Nagari Sahakari Bank

  • The RBI imposed several restrictions on Shankarrao Pujari Nutan Nagari Sahakari Bank Limited, Ichalkaranji, Kolhapur, including on withdrawals, in view of the lender’s worsening financial position.
  • The restrictions will remain in force for a period of six months from the close of business on May 13, 2022 and are subject to review.
  • HQ of Shankarrao Pujari Nutan Nagari Sahakari Bank : Maharashtra.

6. RBI imposes Rs 59 lakh penalty on KEB Hana Bank

  • RBI said it has imposed a penalty of Rs 59 lakh on KEB Hana Bank for non-compliance with the certain norms related to ‘interest rate on deposits’.
  • The Korean bank has been penalised for non-compliance with the directions issued by RBI on “Reserve Bank of India (Interest Rate on Deposits) Directions, 2016”.
  • KEB Hana Bank headquarters : Seoul.

7. NITI Aayog launches experience studio to foster innovation and adoption of drones for public services

  • To promote a collaborative ecosystem aimed at fostering innovation and adoption of drones for public services, an experience studio on drones was launched by civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia at NITI Aayog.
  • NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson Suman Bery and CEO Amitabh Kant were also present in the inaugural event.

8. GAIL awards contract to set up PEM based Green Hydrogen project

  • In line with the National Hydrogen Mission targets, GAIL (India) Limited has awarded a contract to set up one of the country’s largest Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) based green hydrogen projects.
  • The project would be installed at GAIL’s Vijaipur Complex, in Guna district of Madhya Pradesh, and would be based on renewable power.
  • The project is scheduled to be commissioned by November 2023.

9. Italian Cup 2022: Inter Milan Beat Juventus 4-2 On Extra Time To Lift Title

  • Inter Milan defeated Juventus 4-2 after extra time in the Italian Cup final.
  • Ivan Perisic scored twice in extra time after Hakan Çalhanoglu had converted a controversial late penalty.
  • Nicolò Barella scored the other goal for Inter.
  • The Italian Cup final soccer match between Juventus and Inter Milan was held at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy.

10. Swedish automaker Scania join hands with Wipro for digital transformation

  • Going forward, Wipro will deliver streamlined support with increased automation and enhanced user experience through personalized services underpinned by real-time analytics to create a future-ready workplace for all Scania employees.
  • This journey will be powered using Wipro’s Live Workspace solution for managed services.

11. Hardeep Singh Puri Launched Bharat Tap Initiative & Nirmal Jal Prayas On The Inaugural Day Of PLUMBEX India

  • Plumbex India, the nation’s biggest standalone exhibition on Plumbing, Water, and Sanitation Products has kick-started in New Delhi.
  • The 3-day event is conducted under the aegis of AMRUT 2.0 and SBM 2.0.
  • ‘Bharat Tap initiative’, a program t­­­­o develop low-flow fixtures and sanitaryware to lead India into a new era of water preservation and sustainable growth.

12. Power Minister confers NHPC with first prize of ‘Rajbhasha Shield’

  • Union Power Minister RK Singh has conferred NHPC Limited with the first prize for the year 2020-21 and the second prize for the year 2018-19 for excellent implementation of Rajbhasha during the meeting of Hindi Salahkar Samiti chaired by Hon’ble Union Minister of Power at New Delhi.
  • NHPC = National Hydroelectric Power Corporation.

13. Collaboration between MoRD and Amazon for online marketing of SHG products through MoU Signing and Exchange

  • An MoU between Ministry of Rural Development and Amazon Seller Services Private Limited (Amazon) was signed at Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi in presence of Shri Giriraj Singh, Union Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department and Shri Nagandra Nath Sinha, Secretary- Rural Development.

14. Aruna Singh takes additional charge as CMD of RailTel

  • RailTel Corporation of India Limited, an Indian public sector enterprise focusing on providing broadband and VPN services, announced the appointment of Aruna Singh as Chairman cum Managing Director of the company, with effect from May 11, 2022.

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