Daily Current Affairs July 01

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July 01| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs July 01

1. CA Day or Chartered Accountant Day is observed on?
A) June 29
B) July 01
C) June 28
D) July 02
E) June 30
Answer: B) July 01

  • CA Foundation Day will be celebrated on July 1.
  • This observance will mark the 74th anniversary of ICAI’s foundation.
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) was established on July 1 1949.

National Doctor’s Day:

  • Celebrate to mark the birth anniversary of an eminent physician Dr. BC Roy and the day is also his death anniversary.
  • 1st observed on 01/07/1991.
  • Theme: ‘Family Doctors on the Front Line’

GST Day:

  • GST was implemented in 2017.
  • GST Day was first observed on July 1, 2018.
  • This year observed as 5th Anniversary.
  • Idea – “One Nation- One Market- One Tax”

SBI Foundation Day:

  • Founded on 01/07/1955
  • 66th Anniversary
  • 43rd largest bank in the world.

Obituary – Daily Current Affairs July 01

2. Former diplomat Satinder Lambah, who led backchannel talks between India and Pakistan, passed away he worked during which period?
A) 1998-2005
B) 2000-2005
C) 1990-2006
D) 2005-2014
E) 2000-2010
Answer: D) 2005-2014

  • Former diplomat Satinder Lambah, who led the backchannel diplomatic process between India and Pakistan from 2005 until 2014, passed away in Delhi.
  • Lambah was 81 years old and had been unwell for about a year.
  • As Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s Special Envoy to Pakistan, Lambah held secret talks with his counterpart Tariq Aziz, who had been appointed by Pakistan’s then military ruler General Parvez Musharraf.
  • His role as a negotiator saw the relations between the two countries improve from 2004 to 2008.

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs July 01

3. Bad loans of banks expected to decline further to how many percent by March 2023?
A) 5.3%
B) 3%
C) 5.5%
D) 6.9%
E) 4.5%
Answer: A) 5.3%

  • The Reserve Bank the bad loans of banks are expected to further decline to 5.3 per cent of total advances by March 2023 from a six-year low on the back of growth in credit and declining trend in the stock of NPAs.
  • However, it cautioned that the proportion of bad loans may increase if the macroeconomic environment worsens.
  • The gross non-performing asset (GNPA) ratio of banks fell to a six-year low of 5.9 per cent in March 2022.
  • The GNPA ratio of scheduled commercial banks (SCBs) stood at 7.4 per cent in March 2021.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI):

Founded : 01/04/1935
RBI Act,1934
HQ : Mumbai
Chairman : ShaktikantaDas
1926 – Hilton Young Commission
1937 – Calcutta to Mumbai
1949 – Nationalisation

4. SBI Life signs bancassurance pact with PaschimBangaGramin Bank, it belongs to which state?
A) Assam
B) Uttarkhand
C) West Bengal
D) Manipur
E) Bihar
Answer: C) West Bengal

  • The PaschimBangaGramin Bank has joined hands with SBI Life Insurance for a bancassurance pact.
  • The partnership will see all the branches of PaschimBangaGramin Bank across West Bengal offer SBI Life’s range of protection, wealth creation, credit life, annuity and savings products, thereby increasing accessibility of life insurance solutions in the region.
  • The agreement was signed by Arun Kumar Patra, General Manager of PaschimBangaGramin Bank and Jayant Pandey, Regional Director of SBI Life.
  • Bancassurance is an arrangement between a bank and an insurance company, as a part of which the latter can sell its products to the lender’s customers.

SBI Life Insurance:

Founded : March 2001
HQ : Mumbai
MD & CEO : Mahesh Kumar Sharma

5. Who among the following company and Aditya Birla Finance launch co-branded credit card?
B) Axis Card
C) HDFC Card
D) Kotak Mahindra credit card
E) SBI Card
Answer: E) SBI Card

  • The country’s largest pure-play credit card company SBI Card along with Aditya Birla Finance announced the launch of a co-branded credit card.
  • The ‘Aditya Birla SBI Card’ is a co-branded credit card offering significant reward points to customers on their purchases in telecom, fashion, travel, dining, entertainment and hotels, among others.
  • This makes ‘Aditya Birla SBI Card’ one of the most compelling cards for customers across segments, offering exciting benefits on both premium and mass brands that belong to Aditya Birla Group.
  • The rewards-centric credit card has two variants – ‘Aditya Birla SBI Card SELECT’ and ‘Aditya Birla SBI Card’, on the Visa platform.

Aditya Birla Finance Limited:

Founded : 1991
HQ : Mumbai
CEO : Rakesh Singh

SBI Card:

Founded : October 1998
HQ : Gurugram
MD & CEO : Rama Mohan Rao Amara

6. India gothow many billion USD from World Bank loan for health, private investment?
A) 6.8
B) 1.75
C) 5
D) 2
E) 2.5
Answer: B) 1.75

  • The World Bank has approved loans totalling USD 1.75 billion (about Rs 13,834.54 crore) to fund India’s PM Ayushman Bharat scheme and private investment to boost economic growth.
  • Of the total loan, USD 1 billion will go towards the health sector, while the rest USD 750 million will be in the form of development policy loans (DPL) to fill the financing gaps through private sector investment in the economy.
  • The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved two complementary loans of USD 500 million each to support and enhance India’s health sector.
  • Through this combined financing of USD 1 billion, the World Bank will support India’s flagship Pradhan Mantri-Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission (PM-ABHIM), launched in October 2021.

World Bank:

Founded : July 1944
HQ : Washington DC
President : David Malpass
Chief Economist : Carmen Reinhart
MD & CFO : Anshula Kant

Business and Economy – Daily Current Affairs July 01

7. Sebi leviedhow many lakh fine on 2 individuals in Esaar India case?
A) 65
B) 50
C) 35
D) 20
E) 25
Answer: D) 20

  • Capital markets regulator Sebi levied fines totalling Rs 20 lakh on two individuals for indulging in fraudulent practices in the matter of Esaar India Ltd (EIL).
  • In its order, the regulator imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh each on Geetaben Joshi and Shivshankar Joshi.


Security and Exchange Board of India
Established : 12/04/1988
Statutory Status : 30/01/1992
HQ : Mumbai
Chairman : MadhabiPuriBuch
SEBI Act,1992
Under : Ministry of Finance

8. Crisil cuts FY23 GDP growth estimate to how many percent?
A) 7.3%
B) 9.4%
C) 6.5%
D) 11%
E) 5%
Answer: A) 7.3%

  • Domestic rating agency Crisil lowered its real GDP growth forecast for India to 7.3 percent in FY23 from 7.8 percent estimated earlier.
  • This is in line with the RBI’s estimate of 7.2 percent real GDP growth for this fiscal year.


Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited
Founded : 1987
HQ : Mumbai
MD & CEO : Amish Mehta
CFO : Sanjay Chakravarti

9. Govt slaps export tax on petrol for how many rupees?
A) 5
B) 13
C) 6
D) 9
E) 10
Answer: C) 6

  • The government slapped an export tax on petrol, diesel and jet fuel (ATF) while also joining nations like the UK in imposing a windfall tax on crude oil produced locally.
  • Rs 6 per litre tax on export of petrol and ATF and Rs 13 per litre tax on export of diesel is effective from July 1, finance ministry notifications showed.
  • Additionally, Rs 23,250 per tonne tax was levied on crude oil produced domestically.
  • Government has raised its basic import duty on gold to 12.5% from 7.5%.

10. GST collections up 56 pc to how many lakh cr in June?
A) 1.46
B) 1.42
C) 1.36
D) 1.35
E) 1.44
Answer: E) 1.44

  • GST collections in June witnessed a 56 percent year-on-year increase to over Rs 1.44 lakh crore on economic recovery and better anti-evasion measures.
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections in June 2021 stood at Rs 92,800 crore.
  • This is the fifth time that the monthly GST collections crossed the Rs 1.40-lakh-crore mark since the inception of GST and the fourth month at a stretch since March 2022.
  • GST collections in May were Rs 1.41 lakh crore and in April hit a record high of Rs 1.68 lakh crore.

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs July 01

11. EknathShinde takes oath as ____ Chief Minister of Maharashtra?
A) 18th
B) 20th
C) 23rd
D) 19th
E) 21st
Answer: B) 20th

  • Chief Minister – EknathShinde replaces Uddhav Thackeray
  • Deputy Chief Minister – DevendraFadnavis


Capital: Mumbai
CM: Eknath Shinde
Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Language : Marathi
National Park : Chandoli National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Bustard WLS
Ramsar Site : Lonar Lake
Tiger Reserve : Melghat
Power Station : Koyna Hydro Electric Power Plant, Tarapur Nuclear power plant, Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Plant
Dams : Koyna Dam in Koyna River
RRB : Maharashtra Gramin Bank (BOM), Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank (BOI)
UNESCO Site : Ajanta Caves

12. Jackson sworn in, became___ Black woman on Supreme Court?
A) 4th
B) 2nd
C) 5th
D) 1st
E) 3rd
Answer: D) 1st

  • Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to the Supreme Court, shattering a glass ceiling as the first Black woman on the nation’s highest court, United States of America

United States of America:

Capital : Washington DC
Currency : US Dollar
President : Joe Biden
Language : English

13. YairLapid became PM of Which of the following country?
A) Israel
B) Jordan
C) Iran
D) Qatar
E) Iraq
Answer: A) Israel

  • YairLapid for becoming the 14th leader of Israel.
  • This was after ex-prime minister Naftali Bennett’s coalition government lost majority.


Capital : Jerusalem
Currency : New Shekel (ILS)
President : Isaac Herzog
Prime Minister : YairLapid
Language : Hebrew

Science and Technology – Daily Current Affairs July 01

14. PSLV-C53 successfully injected how many satellites into orbit?
A) 2
B) 6
C) 3
D) 10
E) 5
Answer: C) 3

  • ISRO’s PSLV C-53, carrying three commercial satellites from Singapore, lifted off from the spaceport.
  • This was the second dedicated commercial mission of the space agency’s commercial arm NewSpace India Limited (NSIL).
  • The launch vehicle carrying DS-EO satellite along with two other co-passenger satellites lifted off at 6.02 PM from the second launch pad at Satish Dhawan Space Centre here.
  • This is the 55th mission of PSLV.


Indian Space Research Organisation
Formed : 15/08/1969
HQ : Bangalore
Chairman : SreedharaPanickerSomanath

International Affairs – Daily Current Affairs July 01

15. India extends Line of Credit worth how many million euro to Cuba to meet food shortage?
A) 150
B) 250
C) 20
D) 200
E) 100
Answer: E) 100

  • India has extended support to Cuba by giving a Line of Credit (LOC) of Euro 100 million to facilitate them to buy rice from India.
  • Until now LOC worth $248 million has been extended by India to Cuba for developmental work.


Capital : Havana
Currency : Cuban Peso (CUP)
President : Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez
Prime Minister : Manuel Marrero Cruz
Language : Spanish

16. International Criminal Court marked___ anniversary?
A) 18th
B) 20th
C) 23rd
D) 19th
E) 21st
Answer: B) 20th

  • The International Criminal Court (ICC) is an intergovernmental organization and international tribunal seated in The Hague, Netherlands.
  • The International Criminal Court marked the 20th anniversary of its establishment.
    Formed on 1 July 2002.

17. Aadhaar-PAN: how many rupees Fine to Link Aadhaar and PAN from July 01?
A) 5000
B) 500
C) 1500
D) 1000
E) 2000
Answer: D) 1000

  • From July 1, the penalty for linking PAN Aadhaar has doubled.
  • Till June 30, the PAN-Aadhaar linking fine was Rs 500, but from July 1 that same has been increased to Rs 1000, as per the instructions of the Central Board of Direct Taxes, or CBDT.
  • The top tax board has has extended the deadline to link PAN-Aadhaar to March 31, 2023.


Permanent Account Number
Indian Income Tax Act,1961
Issued – Section 139A
10 digit Alphanumeric Unique Identifier – AAAPZ1234C


Launched : 28/01/2009
12 digit Unique Identity Number
Established : January 2009
Aadhaar Act,2016

18. Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme of M/o Food Processing Industries, under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, Completedhow many years?
A) 2
B) 5
C) 6
D) 4
E) 8
Answer: A) 2

  • The centrally sponsored Pradhan MantriFormalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme was launched on 29th June, 2020 by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India under the Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
  • It has completed 2 years.
  • PMFME Scheme is currently being implemented in 35 States and Union Territories in the country
  • PMFME Scheme envisages financial support of Rs. 40,000 for working capital and purchase of small tools for each member of the Self Help Group (SHG) engaged in food processing activities
  • Over 1 lakh SHG members have been identified and the seed capital amount of Rs. 203 Cr. has been released so far.

Ministry of Food Processing Industries:

Union Minister : Pashupati Kumar Paras (Hajipur,Bihar)
Minister of State : Prahlad Singh Patel (Damoh,MP)

19. NTPC commissions India’s largest floating solar power project in which of the following state?
A) Karnataka
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Telangana
D) Maharashtra
E) Andra Pradesh
Answer: C) Telangana

  • NTPC announced that its 100 megawatt (MW) floating solar photovoltaic plant in Telangana is now fully operational.
  • The project’s reservoir spans 500 acres and was built with a cost of Rs. 423 crores through M/s BHEL EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) contract. 40 blocks, each with a 2.5 MW capacity.
  • One floating platform and an array of 11,200 solar modules make up each block.


Capital: Hyderabad
CM: K.Chandrashekar Rao
Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan
Language : Telugu
National Park : Murugavani National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Manjeera crocodile WLS
Ramsar Site : –
Tiger Reserve : NagarjunasagarSrisailam
Power Station : Ramagundam Thermal Power Station
Dams : Singur Dam in Manjira River
RRB : Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (SBI), Telangana Grameena Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site : KakatiyaRudreshwara


National Thermal Power Corporation Limited
Founded : 07/11/1975
HQ : New Delhi
Chairman & MD : Gurdeep Singh

20. UAE investors signed up how many billion USD worth of investment in Odisha?
A) 2.58
B) 2.57
C) 2.75
D) 2.67
E) 2.76
Answer: E) 2.76

  • UAE investors have signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) worth USD 2.76 billion with India’s state Odisha, after meeting with Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Dubai.
  • The Investors’ Meet was jointly organized with industry body FICCI and the Embassy of India in UAE.
  • It was attended by more than 150 companies based out of the UAE and the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region.


Capital: Bhubaneshwar
CM: Naveen Patnaik
Governor: Ganeshi Lal
Language : Odia
National Park : Simplipal National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary : Gahirmatha ( Marine ) WLS
Ramsar Site : Chilka Lake
Tiger Reserve : Sunabeda
Power Station : Talcher Super Thermal Power Station
Dams :Upper Kolabin Kolab River
RRB : Odisha Gramya Bank (IOB), UtkalGrameen Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site : Sun Temple Konarak

Over All Review

Important Days

  • CA Day or Chartered Accountant Day 2022.


  • Former diplomat Satinder Lambah, who led backchannel talks between India and Pakistan, passes away.

Banking and Finance 

  • Bad loans of banks expected to decline further to 5.3 pc by March 2023: RBI report.
  • SBI Life signs bancassurance pact with PaschimBangaGramin Bank.
  • SBI Card, Aditya Birla Finance launch co-branded credit card.
  • India gets $1.75 bn World Bank loan for health, private investment.

Business And Economy

  • Sebi levies Rs 20 lakh fine on 2 individuals in Esaar India case.
  • Crisil cuts FY23 GDP growth estimate to 7.3%.
  • Govt slaps export tax on petrol, diesel, ATF; windfall tax on crude oil.
  • GST collections up 56 pc to Rs 1.44 lakh cr in June.


  • EknathShinde takes oath as Maharashtra Chief Minister, Fadnavis as Deputy CM.
  • Jackson sworn in, becomes 1st Black woman on Supreme Court.
  • New Israel PM YairLapid.

Science and Technology

  • PSLV-C53 successfully injects DS-EO and 2 other satellites into orbit: ISRO.

International Affairs

  • India extends Line of Credit worth euro 100 million to Cuba to meet food shortage.
  • International Criminal Court marks 20th anniversary.

National Affairs

  • Aadhaar-PAN: Rs 1,000 Fine to Link Aadhaar and PAN from July 01.
  • Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme of M/o Food Processing Industries, under Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, Completes Two Years.
  • NTPC commissions India’s largest floating solar power project.
  • UAE investors sign up USD 2.76 billion worth of investment in Odisha.


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