Daily Current Affairs January 02
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January 02 | Daily Current Affairs 2022
Appointments – Daily Current Affairs January 02
1. Who assumed the charge of the chairman and managing director (CMD) of Coal India arm Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL)?
A) Chandra Singh
B) Guna Singh
C) Suva Singh
D) Bala Singh
E) Bhola Singh
Answer: E) Bhola Singh
- Bhola Singh assumed the charge of the chairman and managing director (CMD) of Coal India arm Northern Coalfields Ltd (NCL).
- With a diversified experience of over 34 years in the coal sector, Singh was working as director (technical) in Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL), a Jharkhand-based subsidiary of Coal India Ltd (CIL), before assuming the charge of NCL’s CMD, Singrauli-based arm said in a statement.
- Singh succeeds P K Sinha, who superannuated.
National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs January 02
2. Who lays foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut?
A) Ram Nath Kovind
B) Narendra Modi
C) Arjun Munda
D) Smriti Zubin Irani
E) Subhas Sarkar
Answer: B) Narendra Modi
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Major Dhyan Chand Sports University in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh.
- The University will be established at Salawa and Kaili villages on the outskirts of the Sardhana town of the district at an estimated cost of about Rs 700 crore.
- The sports university will be equipped with modern and state of the art sports infrastructure including synthetic hockey ground besides those of football, basketball, volleyball, handball and kabaddi.
- It will also have a lawn tennis court, gymnasium hall, synthetic running stadium, swimming pool, a multipurpose hall and a cycling velodrome.
3. Which state launched the enhanced pension scheme- YSR pension Kanuka from Chittoor?
D) Andhra Pradesh
E) Tamil Nadu
Answer: D) Andhra Pradesh
- The new scheme of providing pension from Rs 2250 to Rs 2500 was launched statewide by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy at Pedanandipadu village of Guntur district.
- The Deputy CM participated virtually in the program from Nagaiah Kalakshetra at Chittoor.
4. Which ministry has released draft National Air Sports Policy (NASP) for public feedback?
A) Home Ministry
B) Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry
C) Finance Ministry
D) Women & Child Development Ministry
E) Civil Aviation Ministry
Answer: E) Civil Aviation Ministry
- Ministry of Civil Aviation has released draft National Air Sports Policy (NASP) for public feedback.
- The draft policy is available on the website of the Ministry and can also be accessed through the link: https://www.civilaviation.gov.in/sites/default/files/Draft-NASP-2022.pdf
- It has a large population, especially the youth. It has a growing culture for adventure sports and aviation.
The key features of the Draft National Air Sports Policy are:
- NASP 2022 covers sports like aerobatics, aeromodelling, amateur-built and experimental aircraft, ballooning, drones, gliding, hang gliding and paragliding; microlighting and paramotoring; skydiving and vintage aircraft.
- The vision is to make India one of the top air sports nations by 2030. The mission is to provide a safe, affordable, accessible, enjoyable and sustainable air sports ecosystem in India.
- NASP 2022 seeks to leverage India’s huge potential for air sports given its large geographical expanse, diverse topography and fair-weather conditions.
- An Air Sports Federation of India (ASFI) will be established as the apex governing body. Associations for each air sport will handle day to day activities e.g., Paragliding Association of India or Skydiving Association of India etc.
- The air sports associations shall be accountable to ASFI with respect to the regulatory oversight and for providing safe, affordable, accessible, enjoyable and sustainable conduct of their respective air sport.
- ASFI shall represent India at FAI and other global platforms related to air sports. Greater participation and success of Indian sportspersons in global air sports events will be facilitated.
- For air sports centred around a fixed location – for instance, Bir-Billing in Himachal Pradesh, Gangtok in Sikkim, Hadapsar in Maharashtra or Vagamon in Kerala – the said location can be declared as a ‘Control zone’ for air sports with necessary permissions from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Ministry of Defence (MoD), State Government and the local Air Traffic Control authority. This will enable hassle-free flying by air sports enthusiasts in such control zones without creating any risk to national security or safety of other manned aircraft.
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