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April 4 | Daily Current Affairs 2021


1. Which edition of Raising Day of the Army Medical Corps is observed on April 3?
A) 252th
B) 253th
C) 254th
D) 256th
E) 257th
Amswer: E) 257th

  • 257th of Raising Day of the Army Medical Corps is observed on April 3
  • The Indian Army Medical Corps is a specialist corps in the Indian Army which primarily provides medical services to all Army personnel, serving and veterans, along with their families.

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action:

  • Every year, April 4 is observed as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
  • The day was approved by the General Assembly on 8 December in the year 2005.
  • This day aims to seek assistance for mine action work, raise awareness about landmines and advance toward their eradication.
  • The mine action community around the world, led by the United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS), starts rolling out activities a week in advance.
  • This year, the theme of International Mine Awareness Day is Perseverance, Partnership, and Progress.


2. Pramod Bhagat is related to which sports?
A) Athlete
B) Hockey
C) Badminton
D) Table Tennis
E) Tennis
Answer: C) Badminton

  • World number one Pramod Bhagat won the men’s singles gold in the SL4 category at the Dubai Para Badminton tournament after defeating compatriot Nitesh Kumar
    Bhagat then paired up with Manoj Sarkar to clinch the men’s doubles gold in SL4-SL3 category by beating Indian counterparts Sukant Kadam and Nitesh Kumar.
  • Bhagat also won a bronze in mixed doubles, pairing up with Palak Kohli.

Pramod Bhagat – Gold in singles and doubles in Dubai Para Badminton event.


3. Wankaner Digvijaysinh Zala passed away. He was related to which field?
A) Musician
B) Sports
C) Actor
D) Writer
E) Politician
Answer: E) Politician

  • Former Union Environment Minister and MLA from Gujarat’s Wankaner Digvijaysinh Zala passed away.
  • Zala was an MLA from Wankaner for the years 1962-67 as an independent candidate and as a member of the Swatantra Party from 1967-71.
  • He, then, joined the Congress and became a Member of Parliament from Surendranagar for two terms from 1979 to 1989.
  • Establishing the Environment ministry under Prime minister Indira Gandhi, he became the first Environment Minister of the country from 1982 to 1984.

Gita Press president Radheshyam Khemka passes away:

  • The president of Gita Press, Radheshyam Khemka, passed away here following a brief illness.

Jharkhand: Former Jamtara MLA Vishnu Bhaiya passes away:

  • Former Jamtara MLA Vishnu Bhaiya passed away at a Private Hospital in the state capital battling kidney and lungs related ailments.
  • Vishnu Bhaiya was elected MLA from Jamtara seat for the first time in the year 2005.
  • He represented the seat twice in the Assembly.

SP leader and socialist thinker Bhagwati Singh passes away:

  • Senior Samajwadi Party leader, and socialist thinker Bhagwati Singh died.
  • A true disciple of Dr Ram Manohar Lohia and Raj Narain, Mr Bhagwati Singh became the MLA for the first time from Mohana seat in Lucknow in 1977.
  • Later he became MLA in 1985 and became a minister in 1990.
  • He continued to become legislator till 2003 and in 2004 he was elected as Rajya Sabha member.

Wankaner Digvijaysinh Zala – Former Union Environment Minister and MLA from Gujarat.

4. Veteran actress Shashikala passes away. She won Padma Shri in which year?
A) 2002
B) 2004
C) 2003
D) 2001
E) 2007
Answer: E) 2007

  • Veteran actress Shashikala passed away at her residence in Mumbai.
  • More popularly known by her first name, Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal had acted in over 100 movies.
  • Shashikala was honoured with the prestigious Padma Shri by the Indian government for her unparalleled contribution to the world of cinema and arts in 2007.
  • She was also conferred with the coveted Lifetime Achievement Award at the
    V. Shantaram Awards in 2009.
  • Apart from this, Shashikala bagged two Filmfare awards for her work in Aarti and Gumrah.

Noted Gujarati poet Khalil Dhantejvi passes away:

  • Renowned Gujarati poet and gazal maestro Khalil Dhantejvi passed away at his residence in Vadodara city due to old age-related problems.
  • He had adopted the pen-name ‘Khalil Dhantejvi’.

Shashikala – Veteran actress.

5. Suhas Kulkarni passed away. He was related to which sports?
A) Athlete
B) Hockey
C) Badminton
D) Table Tennis
E) Tennis
Answer: D) Table Tennis

  • Well-known former international table tennis player Suhas Kulkarni died.
  • After retiring as a player, Kulkarni was actively involved with the game with coaching and also regularly played in Masters’ TT tournaments at the National and International level.
  • He had also won National Masters’ TT Championship in Indore in 2019.

Suhas Kulkarni – Former international table tennis player.


6. ITNL has received a settlement amount of how much amount for Kiratpur Ner Chowk Expressway Limited from the National Highways Authority of India?
A) Rs. 673 crore
B) Rs. 623 crore
C) Rs. 633 crore
D) Rs. 613 crore
E) Rs. 663 crore
Answer: A) Rs. 673 crore

  • ITNL, a subsidiary of IL&FS, has received a settlement amount of ₹673 crore for Kiratpur Ner Chowk Expressway Limited (KNCEL) and ₹20 crore towards claims for Chenani Nashri Tunnelway Limited (CNTL) from the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).
  • KNCEL project was foreclosed under MoRTH guidelines of March 2019 for stalled and incomplete projects. CNTL is a completed project, earning annuities, and ₹19.6 crore is the claim amount towards the change of scope.
  • Earlier, Fagne Songadh Expressway Ltd (FSEL), a 100% subsidiary of ITNL, completed its settlement with NHAI under the new MoRTH policy on stuck-up projects receiving an amount of ₹707 crore.

IL&FS – Receive RS 693 crore for two road projects from NHAI.


7. Zila Parishad Gurdaspur won Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Panchayat Empowerment National Award 2021. It is related to which state?
A) Assam
B) Gujarat
C) Maharashtra
D) Punjab
E) Madhya Pradesh
Answer: D) Punjab

  • The Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj has announced this year’s Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Panchayat Empowerment National Award to Zila Parishad Gurdaspur for its outstanding performance.
  • For these national Awards apart from Zila Parishad Gurdaspur, two Block Samities and nine Gram Panchayats of the state have also been selected for various national awards.
  • The Punjab Minister for Rural Development & Panchayats Mr. Tript Rajinder Bajwa has congratulated the representatives of all the Panchayati Raj Institutions selected for the awards and said these awards would encourage these organizations to work harder.
  • He said other Panchayati Raj Institutions should also take inspiration from the award winners and strive for better performance.
  • Mr. Bajwa said comprehensive and sustainable development of villages could be achieved only by strengthening the Panchayati Raj Institutions.

Zila Parishad Gurdaspur – National Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Panchayat Award.


8. Maharashtra government approved how much amount as a financial assistance to tribal families?
A) Rs 221 crore
B) Rs 211 crore
C) Rs 231 crore
D) Rs 251 crore
E) Rs 241 crore
Answer: C) Rs 231 crore

  • The Maharashtra government has approved a sum of Rs 231 crore for disbursal to tribal families in the state under its ‘Khavti’ grant scheme.
  • In view of the problems arising due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state cabinet in August last year decided to provide an assistance of Rs 4,000 to families under the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category in the state.

Capital: Mumbai
CM: Udhav Thackarey
Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Maharashtra – Rs 231 crore for assistance to tribal families.

9. J&K LG Sinha e-inaugurates how many power projects worth over Rs 118 crore?
A) 11
B) 12
C) 15
D) 17
E) 19
Answer: D) 17

  • In a major push to strengthen power infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha e-inaugurated 17 power projects worth Rs 118.91 crore.
  • The e-inauguration took place at Delina in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
  • The power sector now has an increased budget of Rs 120 crore, taking the total to Rs 2,728 crore and new projects are being completed and added to the existing grid.

Jammu and Kashmir:
Capital: Srinagar(summer), Jammu(winter)
Governor: Manoj Sinha

J&K LG Sinha – e-inaugurate 17 power projects worth over Rs 118 crore.

10. Which Organisation has launched “Sankalp se Siddhi” – Village and Digital Connect Drive?
Answer: C) TRIFED

  • TRIFED under Ministry of Tribal Affairs has now launched “Sankalp se Siddhi” – Village and Digital Connect Drive.
  • It is a 100 day drive which was stared from 1st of April.
  • The drive will entail 150 teams visiting ten villages each of which 10 in each region from TRIFED and State Implementation Agencies, visiting ten villages each.
  • The main aim of this drive is to activate the Van Dhan Vikas Kendras in these villages.
    TRIFOOD aims to enhance the income of tribals through better utilization of and value addition to the Minor Forest Produce collected by the tribal forest gatherers.
  • They will also identify tribal artisans and other groups and empanel them as suppliers so that they can have access to larger markets through the Tribes India network – both physical outlets and
  • It is expected that Sankalp Se Siddhi will aid in effecting a complete transformation of the tribal ecosystem across the country.

Abbreviation: Tribal Co-operative Marketing Federation of India
Founded: 1987
Headquarters: New Delhi
Parent agency: Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Agency executives: Ramesh chand meena, Chairman; Pratibha Brahma, Vice-Chairperson; Pravir Krishna, Managing Director

TRIFED – “Sankalp se Siddhi”- Village and Digital Connect Drive.

11. The government has sanctioned how much amount under the Stand Up India programme for providing easy funding to Dalit and female entrepreneurs?
A) Rs 21,586 crore
B) Rs 24,586 crore
C) Rs 23,586 crore
D) Rs 22,586 crore
E) Rs 25,586 crore
Answer: E) Rs 25,586 crore

  • The government has sanctioned Rs25,586 crore under the Stand Up India programme for providing easy funding to Dalit and female entrepreneurs.
  • The scheme is aimed specifically at entrepreneurs belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes as well as female entrepreneurs to help them take loans at low interest rates
  • Rs25,586 crore has been sanctioned under Stand Up India Scheme to over 1,14,322 accounts up to 23.03.2021 since inception of the scheme.
  • From the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme, which aims at encouraging the education of girl children by reversing India’s declining child sex ratio, to its programmes aimed at providing a social security net for all Indians, the idea is to empower the socially and economically disenfranchised sections of the society, including Dalits, tribals and women.

Government – Sanction Rs25,586 crore under Stand Up India scheme.

12. Union Health Minister addresses which edition of Anniversary of AGE CARE India and Elders Day Celebrations?
A) 10th
B) 20th
C) 30th
D) 40th
E) 50th
Answer: D) 40th

  • Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare addressed the 40th anniversary of AGE-CARE India and the Elders Day celebrations atthe India International Centre, heretoday.
  • Prof. R. Guleria, Director, AIIMS and other senior dignitaries from the medical profession were also present on the occasion.
  • He conferred the “Most Eminent Senior Citizen” award to Prof. (Dr.) J. S. Guleria, Padma Shree Awardee and Senior Consultant, Medicine at Sita Ram Bhartia Institute & Professor Emeritus, National Science Academy and to Dr. G. P. Seth, Senior Consultant, Internal Medicine.

Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology; and Earth Sciences:
Minister: Dr Harsh Vardhan
Constituency: Chandni Chowk, Delhi

Union Health Minister – The 40th Anniversary of AGE CARE India and Elders Day Celebrations.


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