TNPSC 1st APRIL 2022 CURRENT AFFAIRS TNPSC SHOUTERS ENGLISH PDF

 

'Gender Net Development and Policy Laboratory' - R.Priya launches to develop policies for the protection of urban women

  • The 'Gender Net Development and Policy Laboratory' has been set up on behalf of the Corporation to formulate policies related to the protection of urban women and to monitor the Nirbhaya project, a women's protection program. Its service was initiated by the Mayor of the Corporation, R. Priya.
  • A seminar on Gender Net Development and Policy Laboratory and Training on behalf of the Corporation of Chennai was held at the Ribbon House premises. The Mayor of the Corporation R. Priya participated and inaugurated the seminar.
Economic Crisis - Declaration of Emergency in Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka was plunged into a major economic crisis. The economy of that country, which fell into it, is now plunged into the abyss. The crisis is exacerbated on all four sides by the Sri Lankan government, with rising prices, shortages of essential commodities and the people's struggle.
  • As the Sri Lankan economy is almost 80% dependent on other countries, economists say the Sri Lankan economy is heading for the abyss between Russia and Ukraine.
  • As a result, prices of all essential commodities, from petrol and diesel to paper, have skyrocketed. In addition, ordinary people in Sri Lanka are suffering due to power outages of almost 13 hours a day.
  • Following this, President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has declared a state of emergency in Sri Lanka from April 1.
Srirangam Ranganathar Temple UNESCO Recognized
  • According to the Union Ministry of Culture, Srirangam Ranganathar Temple and Amritsar Gold Temple in Punjab have been shortlisted for UNESCO recognition.
  • It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, identifying heritage and cultural sites around the world.
GST collection for the month of March 2022
  • The Union Finance Ministry has released the details of GST collection for the month of March. It said: A total of ₹ 1 lakh 42 thousand 95 crore GST was collected in March.
  • Of this, union GST is ₹ 25,830 crore, state GST is ₹ 32,378 crore and consolidated GST is 74,470 crore. The consolidated GST collection includes 39,131 crore collected from imported goods.
  • Similarly, chess tax was collected at 9,417 crore. Of this, ₹ 981 crore came from taxes on imported goods.
  • Last month's GST collection was 15 per cent higher than the same month last year. Moreover, a new record has been set by levying an unprecedented amount of GST since the implementation of GST.
  • After the implementation of GST on July 1, 2017, the maximum collection in January was Rs 1.40 lakh crore.
Bill to link Chandigarh with Punjab
  • In Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party is headed by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. Chandigarh is the only capital of the state and Haryana. The Union Home Minister Amit Shah has recently announced that all civil servants working in Chandigarh will be brought under the Central Service Rules.
  • In this context, a one-day special session was held today (Apr. 01) in the Punjab Assembly. In it, a bill was passed to link Chandigarh immediately with Punjab.

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