Daily Current Affairs January 07

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January 07 | Daily Current Affairs 2022

Ranking – Daily Current Affairs January 07

1. Which state wins 1st rank in “Best State” category in 3rd National Water Awards-2020?
A) Karnataka
B) West Bengal
C) Gujarat
D) Uttar Pradesh
E) Assam
Answer: D) Uttar Pradesh

  • Union Minister of Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat announced 3rd National Water Awards-2020, here.
  • In the Best State category, Uttar Pradesh has been awarded first prize, followed by Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu.
  • Ms. Vini Mahajan, Secretary, Department of Drinking Water Supply (DDWS) was also present on the occasion.
  • The list of awardees in various categories

National Water Awards 2020:

Sl. No. Name Category

(with zone, if any)

1 Uttar Pradesh “Best State” 1st
2 Rajasthan 2nd
3 Tamil Nadu 3rd
4 Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh “Best District”

– North Zone

5 Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab 2nd
6 Thiruvanathapuram, Kerala “Best District”

– South Zone

7 Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh 2nd
8 East Champaran, Bihar “Best District”

– East Zone

9 Godda, Jharkhand 2nd
10 Indore, Madhya Pradesh “Best District”

– West Zone

11 Vadodara, Gujarat 2nd

(Joint Winner)

12 Banswara, Rajasthan 2nd

(Joint Winner)

13 Goalpara, Assam “Best District”

– North-East Zone

14 Siang, Arunachal Pradesh 2nd
15 Dhaspad, Almora, Uttarakhand “Best Village Panchayat”

– North Zone

16 Jamola, Rajouri, J&K 2nd
17 Balua, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 3rd
18 Yelerampura Panchayat, Tumakuru District, Karnataka “Best Village Panchayat”

– South Zone

19 Vellaputhur Panchayat, Chengalpattu District, Tamil Nadu 2nd
20 Elappully Grama Panchayat, Palakkad District, Kerala 3rd
21 Telari Panchayat, Gaya District, Bihar “Best Village Panchayat”

– East Zone

22 Chhindiya Panchayat, Surajpur District, Chhattisgarh 2nd
23 Guni Panchayat, Khunti District, Jharkhand 3rd
24 Takhatgadh, Sabarkantha, Gujarat “Best Village Panchayat”

– West Zone

25 Kankapar, Kachchh, Gujarat 2nd
26 Surdi, Solapur, Maharashtra 3rd
27 Sialsir, Sirchip, Mizoram “Best Village Panchayat”

– North-East Zone

28 Aminda Simsanggre , West Garo Hills, Meghalaya 2nd
29 Chambagre, West Garo Hills, Meghalaya 3rd
30 Vapi Urban Local Body, Gujarat “Best Urban Local Body” 1st
31 Dapoli Nagar Panchayat, Maharashtra 2nd
32 Madurai Municipal Corporation, Tamil Nadu 3rd
33 Mission Paani (Network 18) “Best Media (Print & Electronic)” 1st
34 Agrowon, Sakal Media Pvt. Ltd.

(Adinath Dattatray Chavan)

35 Sandesh Daily Bhuj Edition 3rd
36 Govt. Girls Hr. Secondary School, Kaveripattinam, Tamilnadu “Best School” 1st
37 Amalorpavam Lourds Academy, Thiruvalluar, Puducherry 2nd
38 Amity International School, Noida, UP 3rd

(Joint Winner)

39 Govt. Middle School, Manapet, Puducherry 3rd

(Joint Winner)

40 Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Jammu “Best Institution/RWA/Religious organization for Campus usage” 1st
41 IIT Gandhinagar, Gujarat 2nd
42 lndian Oil Corporation Limited Faridabad 3rd
43 Welspun India Textile Ltd., Gujarat “Best Industry” 1st
44 Hyundai Motor India Ltd., Tamil Nadu 2nd
45 Trident (Textile) Ltd., Punjab 3rd

(Joint Winner)

46 Steel Authority of India Ltd., New Delhi 3rd

(Joint Winner)

47 Coastal Salinity Prevention Cell, Ahmedabad “Best NGO” 1st
48 Vivekananda Kendra NARDEP, Kanyakumari 2nd
49 Gramvikas Sanstha, Aurangabad 3rd

(Joint Winner)

50 Vivekananda Research and Training Institute, Bhavnagar 3rd

(Joint Winner)

51 Panchgachiya MDTW WUA, Hooghly, West Bengal “Best Water User Association” 1st
52 Hatinada Champa Purulia, West Bengal 2nd
53 Amtore Mini River Lift Irrigation WUA, Purulia, West Bengal 3rd
54 ITC Limited, Kolkata, West Bengal “Best Industry for CSR activities” 1st
55 Adani Foundation, Gujarat 2nd
56 HAL, Bengaluru, Karnataka 3rd

(Joint Winner)

57 Dharampal Satyapal Ltd., Noida,

Uttar Pradesh


(Joint Winner)

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs January 07

2. Which bank starts online customs duty payment facility for customers?
A) Kotak Mahindra Bank
B) HDFC Bank
C) Karnataka Bank
D) Central Bank of India
E) Bank of Baroda
Answer: B) HDFC Bank

  • HDFC Bank’s integration with Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) ICEGATE platform has gone live, allowing customers to pay for their customs duty directly via the bank.
  • With this, the bank will offer customers the convenience of directly paying customs duty by selecting HDFC Bank, the lender said.
  • HDFC Bank said it has facilitated both retail and wholesale payments of customs duty.
  • With HDFC Bank on board, clients would no longer need to route payments through other bank accounts.
  • This integration also offers the bank the opportunity to acquire current accounts of customers who bank with others that do not offer this facility, it said in a release.

HDFC Bank:
Hq: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Tagline: We Understand Your World
CEO: Sashidhar Jagdishan

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs January 07

3. Who is appointed as the chairman of Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP)?
A) Varun Paul Sharma
B) Vijay Paul Sharma
C) Sakthi Paul Sharma
D) Ashok Paul Sharma
E) Jack Paul Sharma
Answer: B) Vijay Paul Sharma

  • The Centre has again appointed Vijay Paul Sharma as the chairman of Commission for Agricultural Costs & Prices (CACP) after he relinquished the post in May last year following completion of the five-year tenure.
  • The role of CACP chairman will be crucial in the proposed committee on the minimum support price (MSP) and other reforms.

Awards – Daily Current Affairs January 07

4. Which department conferred with the national award for e-governance?
A) Women
B) Commerce
C) Finance
D) Justice
E) Home
Answer: D) Justice

  • The e-Courts project of the Department of Justice in the Law Ministry was conferred with the national award for e-governance.
  • The awards are presented every year by the Personnel Ministry for exemplary implementation of e Governance initiatives to recognise and promote excellence in implementation of e governance initiatives.

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs January 07

5. Indian Navy is participated the exercise named _______ held in Guam in Western Pacific?
A) ‘Sea Dragon 21’
B) ‘Sea Dragon 23’
C) ‘Sea Dragon 24’
D) ‘Sea Dragon 25’
E) ‘Sea Dragon 22’
Answer: E) ‘Sea Dragon 22’

  • The navies of India, the US, Australia, Japan, Canada and the Republic of Korea are participating in a mega anti-submarine warfare exercise in Guam in Western Pacific.
  • The US Navy’s 7th Fleet said the exercise, ‘Sea Dragon 22’, is primarily focusing on anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training and exercise.
  • ”Two US Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft from the ‘Golden Swordsmen’ and ‘The Tridents’ join Australia, Canada, India, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), and Republic of Korea (ROK) to begin multinational exercise Sea Dragon 22,” it said in a statement.

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs January 07

6. Which organization launches Mobile Honey Processing Van at Village Sirora in Ghaziabad?
Answer: A) KVIC

  • Chairman KVIC Shri Vinai Kumar Saxena launched the country’s first Mobile Honey Processing Van at Village Sirora in Ghaziabad, UP.
  • The Mobile Van has been designed in-house by KVIC at its Multi-disciplinary Training Centre, Panjokehra, at a cost of Rs 15 lakh.
  • This mobile honey processing unit can process up to 300 KG of honey in 8 hours.
  • The van is also equipped with a testing laboratory, that would instantly examine the quality of honey.

Abbreviation: The Khadi and Village Industries Commission
Act: ‘Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act of 1956
Founded Year: 1956
Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman: Vinai Kumar Saxena

7. Who flags-in multi-dimensional adventure sports expedition conducted by NIMAS?
A) Ram Nath Kovind
B) Narendra Modi
C) Arjun Munda
D) Rajnath Singh
E) Piyush Goyal
Answer: D) Rajnath Singh

  • Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, on January 07, 2022, flagged-in India’s first multi-dimensional adventure sports expedition conducted by National Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (NIMAS) in France.
  • The expedition was conducted in November 2021 and the team was led by Director NIMAS Colonel Sarfaraz Singh, comprising 12 people – eight Army personnel and four youths of Arunachal Pradesh.

Ministry of Defence:
Minister: Rajnath Singh
Constituency: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

8. Govt selects which company to drive next phase of Passport Seva Program?
A) Infosys
C) Flipkart
D) Amazon India
E) Microsoft India
Answer: B) TCS

  • Launched in 2008, the Passport Seva Program saw TCS transforming the delivery of passport-related services, digitising the processes, and setting global benchmarks in timeliness, transparency, and reliability.

9. Which state launched a special drug de-addiction helpline under the Mukhya Mantri Sewa Sankalp Helpline 1100?
A) Karnataka
B) West Bengal
C) Gujarat
D) Himachal Pradesh
E) Assam
Answer: D) Himachal Pradesh


Himachal Pradesh:
Capital: Shimla
CM: Jai Ram Thakur
Governor: Rajendran Vishwanath Arlekar

10. Who inaugurated India’s first unique “Rock” Museum?
A) Ram Nath Kovind
B) Narendra Modi
C) Arjun Munda
D) Rajnath Singh
E) Dr Jitendra Singh
Answer: E) Dr Jitendra Singh

  • On the first day of his two-day visit, Union Minister of State, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated India’s first unique “Rock” Museum and later addressed the Hyderabad scientists at the CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI).
  • The Open Rock Museum, set up with the aim to educate and enlighten the masses about several lesser-known facts, displays around 35 different types of rocks from different parts of India with ages ranging from 3.3 billion years to around 55 million years of the Earth’s history.
  • These rocks also represent the deepest part of the earth up to 175 kilometres of distance from the surface of the earth, the Ministry of Earth Science said.

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Earth Sciences; Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office; Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Minister of State in the Department of Atomic Energy; and Minister of State in the Department of Space:
Minister: Dr. Jitendra Singh
Constituency: Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir

11. Which state inaugurated ‘Sujal-Drink From Tap Mission’ for 24 hour potable water supply to the residents?
A) Odisha
B) West Bengal
C) Gujarat
D) Himachal Pradesh
E) Assam
Answer: A) Odisha

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated ‘Sujal-Drink From Tap Mission’ for 24-hour potable water supply to the residents of Cuttack.
  • Instead of groundwater, water from the Mahanadi river will be treated and supplied to the people of Cuttack, the chief minister said.
  • The facility, built at a cost of Rs 790 crore, will benefit 1.4 lakh households.
  • The 24×7 water supply will now be available to people in two zones under the Cuttack Municipal Corporation area and it will be extended to the entire city by December 2023.

Capital: Bhubaneswar
Chief Minister – Naveen Patnaik
Governor – Ganeshi Lal

12. Which edition Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) was held under the chairmanship of Shri Bhupender Yadav?
A) 19
B) 14
C) 16
D) 17
E) 18
Answer: A) 19

  • He said while tiger continues to be an endangered species and the situation calls for adopting as well as active management.
  • He added that for effective management of tiger population it is imperative to have reliable estimate of tiger number at Tiger Reserve & Landscape Level.

Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Labour and Employment:
Minister: Bhupender Yadav
Constituency: Rajya Sabha, Rajasthan

Over All Review


  • Uttar Pradesh -1st rank in “Best State” category in 3rd National Water Awards-2020.

Banking and Finance 

  • HDFC Bank – Start online customs duty payment facility for customers.


  • Govt – Vijay Paul Sharma as CACP Chairman.


  • Dept of Justice – National e governance award.

International Affairs

  • Indian Navy – Take part in mega exercise ‘Sea Dragon 22’ in Guam.

National Affairs

  • KVIC – Mobile Honey Processing Van at Village Sirora in Ghaziabad.
  • Rajnath Singh – India’s first multi-dimensional adventure sports expedition.
  • Tata Consultancy Services – Select by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for the second phase of the Passport Seva Program.
  • Himachal Pradesh CM – Drug de-addiction helpline, website.
  • Jitendra Singh – India’s first Open Rock Museum.
  • Odisha – ‘Drink From Tap Mission’ for Cuttack.
  • Bhupender Yadav – 19th Meeting of National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA).


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