Daily Current Affairs September 22

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September 22| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Sports – Daily Current Affairs September 22

1. Which of the following state launched host city logo for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022?
A) Goa
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Telangana
D) Gujarat
E) Maharashtra
Answer: A) Goa

  • Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant launched the host city logo of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022.
  • The Chief Minister said that organising this FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Goa will promote sports and fitness in the state.
  • FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 is scheduled to be held in India between October 11 and 30.
  • The seventh edition of the biennial youth tournament will be the first-ever FIFA women’s competition to be hosted by India.

2. Smriti Mandhana became fastest Indian woman to complete how many runs in ODI?
A) 2500
B) 1500
C) 1000
D) 3000
E) 2000
Answer: D) 3000

  • India’s star batter Smriti Mandhana crossed the 3000 runs milestone in the One Day International format, becoming the third Indian player to achieve the landmark in women’s ODIs.
  • Mandhana reached the feat in her 76th ODI innings, surpassing India legend Mithali Raj who crossed the mark in 88 innings.
  • Mandhana achieved this feat during the second ODI match of the three-match series against Engalnd in Canterbury.
  • Smriti Mandhana completed 3,000 runs in ODI cricket at an average of 43+ and almost 85 strike rates.
  • Mandhana became the quickest India women’s player and the third fastest Indian after Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli to the landmark.
  • While Dhawan raeched 3000 ODI runs in 72 innings, Kohli did so in 75 innings.
  • Mandhana took one innings more than Kohli, achieving the milestone in her 76th innings.

3. In which year first MotoGP will be conducted in India?
A) 2024
B) 2026
C) 2023
D) 2027
E) 2025
Answer: C) 2023

  • In a massive boost for motor sport in the country, the MotoGP organisers announced that the biggest two-wheel racing event could come to India as early as next year.
  • An MoU, which promises seven races in as many years, was announced, but MotoGP organisers Dorna Sports and Indian promoters Faristreet Sports did not set a date for the first race, which is being branded as ‘Grand Prix of Bharat’.
  • If 2023 doesn’t work out, both parties aim to conduct a testing event the same year before the inaugural round in 2024.
  • Dorna will announce the 2023 calendar soon.
  • The MoU was announced in the presence of Dorna Sports MD Carlos Ezpeleta and Indian promoter Fairstreet Sports (FSS) COO Pushkar Nath and director Amit Sandill.
  • The round when it happens will also include races in junior category — Moto2 and Moto3.

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs September 22

4. Who among the following and NPCI International collaborate to drive seamless merchant payments via UPI-enabled QR codes?
A) MettaPay
B) GigaPay
C) PentaPay
D) OctaPay
E) TerraPay
Answer: E) TerraPay

  • In a strategic move to further strengthen its cross-border payment solutions, TerraPay, a leading global payments infrastructure group today announced its partnership with NPCI International Payments Limited (NIPL), the International arm of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
  • This association with NIPL will allow Indian customers and merchants in India with an active Unified Payments Interface Id (UPI Id) to make and accept cross-border payments seamlessly by leveraging TerraPay’s agile infrastructure and the UPI network.
  • In this intended collaboration, both companies will work together to further empower Indian customers with active UPI Ids (350 million bank accounts) to be able to transact at QR locations enabled by TerraPay, globally.
  • Together, both companies intend to fortify UPI payments & QR solutions to extract their maximum potential.
  • The partnership will further increase the use of UPI and QR for cross-border merchant payments.
  • This initiative will speed up the usage of UPI apps across different geographies thereby further enhancing the digital drive for cashless transactions.
  • Furthermore, since UPI payments & QR transactions are customer-initiated with a two-factor authentication it adds an element of non-repudiation and hence drastically reduces disputes and grievance redressal issues.
  • With this collaboration, TerraPay is keen to build interoperability among the various financial instruments that it powers and get marginalized or underserved communities into the mainstream of digital payments.
  • Globally, TerraPay processes pay-outs into 4.5Bn+ bank accounts and 1.5Bn+ mobile wallets.
  • With the vision to foster financial inclusion, residents, POIs, and the Indian diaspora will be able to send money to India by using TerraPay’s agile, transparent and real-time payment highway.


National Payment Corporation of India
Founded: 2008
HQ: Mumbai
Chairman: Biswamohan Mahapatra (Non-Executive)
MD & CEO: DilipAsbe
Under: RBI,Ministry of Finance

5. MoD signed MoU with ______ and HDFC Bank to expand SPARSH initiative?
A) Central Bank of India
B) Bank of Baroda
C) Indian Overseas Bank
D) Union Bank of India
E) State Bank of India
Answer: B) Bank of Baroda

  • The Defence Accounts Department signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bank of Baroda and HDFC Bank, to onboard them as Service Centres under the System for Pension Administration (Raksha) (SPARSH) initiative, across more than 14,000 branches throughout India.
  • the objective is to bring 17 Lakh pensioners out of the total 32 lakh defence pensioners on SPARSH by the end of September, 2022 and the remaining pensioners will be brought to SPARSH at the earliest.
  • He said that the average time in pension settlement has come down significantly to about 16 days.
  • The MoU will onboard more than 7900 branches of Bank of Baroda and 6300 branches of HDFC Bank as Service Centres to provide last mile connectivity to pensioners, especially those who live in remote areas of the country and those who do not have the means or technical wherewithal to logon to SPARSH.

Bank of Baroda:

Founded: 20/07/1908
HQ: Vadodara,Gujarat
Chairman: Hasmukh Adhia
MD & CEO: Sanjiv Chadha
Tagline: India’s International Bank

6. Which of the following bank, PNB, Indian Bank launchedRupay credit card on UPI?
A) Central Bank of India
B) Bank of Baroda
C) Indian Overseas Bank
D) Union Bank of India
E) State Bank of India
Answer: D) Union Bank of India

  • Union Bank of India, Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Indian Bank have introduced credit card payments using UPI.
  • This was announced on September 20, 2022 at a Global Fintech Fest in Mumbai by the RBI governor Shaktikanta Das.

Union Bank of India:

Founded: 11/11/1919
HQ: Mumbai
MD & CEO: A Manimekhalai
Tagline: Good People to Bank With

Acquisitions and Mergers – Daily Current Affairs September 22

7. CCI approved merger of Jio Cinema OTT with who among the following?
A) Viacom 18 Media
B) Viacom 17 Media
C) Viacom 16 Media
D) Viacom 15 Media
E) Viacom 14 Media
Answer: A) Viacom 18 Media

  • The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the amalgamation of the over-the-top platforms Jio Cinema with Viacom 18 Media.
  • This nod by the national competition regulator follows an investment by BTS Investment 1 Pte. Ltd. (BTS1) and Reliance Projects and Property Management Services Limited (RPPMSL).

Viacom 18 Media:

Founded: November 2007
HQ: Mumbai
CEO: Jyoti Deshpande

Awards – Daily Current Affairs September 22

8. NMDC conferred with National Awards for Excellence in CSR and Sustainability,it is what type of company?
A) Stainless Steel
B) Copper
C) Iron Ore
D) Petroleum
E) Paper
Answer: C) Iron Ore

  • NMDC, the country’s largest iron ore producer, has been conferred with National Awards for Excellence in CSR and Sustainability bestowed by ET Ascent in Bengaluru.
  • Company’s Director (Production) Shri Dilip Kumar Mohanty received the accolades presented to NMDC for Sustainable Income Generation and Best Overall CSR Excellence.


National Mineral Development Corporation
Founded: 1958
HQ: Hyderabad,Telangana
Chairman & MD: Sumit Deb

9. Which of the following country won UN award for Hypertension Control Initiative under NHM?
A) Canada
B) France
D) Germany
E) India
Answer: E) India

  • In a significant achievement and recognition to country’s efforts against hypertension, India has won an UN award for its “India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI), a large-scale hypertension intervention under National Health Mission.
  • IHCI has been recognized for its exceptional work within India’s existing primary healthcare system.

Environment and Energy- Daily Current Affairs September 22

10. India’s first Dugong Conservation Reserve notified in which of the following state?
A) Goa
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Telangana
D) Gujarat
E) Maharashtra
Answer: B) Tamil Nadu

  • The country’s first ‘Dugong Conservation Reserve’ has been notified in Tamil Nadu, the state government.
  • The move was aimed at conserving the endangered species as it would help protect and improve marine fauna.
  • The reserve has been notified in Palk Bay.
  • The development follows the announcement made by the government in the Assembly in September 2021 that in order to protect the Dugong species and its marine habitats, a conservation reserve would be established in the Palk Bay region off the coast of Tamil Nadu.

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs September 22

11. India expected at least how many billion USD investment under semiconductor incentive scheme?
A) $ 20 billion
B) $ 30 billion
C) $ 50 billion
D) $ 25 billion
E) $ 40 billion
Answer: D) $ 25 billion

  • India is expecting to court a total investment of at least $25 billion as a result of its incentive scheme meant to boost local manufacturing of chip and display panels, junior IT minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar.
  • His comments came hours after the Indian government raised fiscal support for new semiconductor facilities to cover 50% of project costs, and said it will remove a ceiling for maximum permitted investment to enable incentives for display manufacturing.

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology:

Union Minister: Ashwini Vaishnaw (Rajya Sabha MP,Odisha)
Minister of State: Rajeev Chandrasekhar (Rajya Sabha MP,Karnataka)

12. How many crore PLI-II schemefor solar equipment to save Rs 1.4 lakh crore forex?
A) Rs 17500 crore
B) Rs 20500 crore
C) Rs 18500 crore
D) Rs 16500 crore
E) Rs 19500 crore
Answer: E) Rs 19500 crore

  • Union Power Minister R K Singh exuded confidence that the second version of production linked incentive (PLI-II) scheme for solar manufacturing worth Rs 19,500 crore, will help save close to Rs 1.4 lakh crore forex every year.
  • The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, approved the implementation of the Production Linked Incentive Scheme (Tranche II) on ‘National programme on High-Efficiency Solar PV Modules’, with an outlay of Rs 19,500 crore for achieving a manufacturing capacity of 65 Giga Watt (GW) scale in High-Efficiency Solar PV Modules.
  • The government has expanded the scope under PLI-II as the domestic manufacturing capacity will also boost exports.
  • The PLI-I for solar modules was worth Rs 4,500 crore, which was brought with intent to meet domestic requirement mainly as India has been importing solar equipment.

Ministry of Power:

Union Minister: Raj Kumar Singh (Arrah,Bihar)
Minister of State: Krishan Pal Gurjar(Faridabad,Haryana)

13. Which of the following state will distribute 1 crore free sarees for Bathukamma festival?
A) Goa
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Telangana
D) Gujarat
E) Maharashtra
Answer: C) Telangana

  • The Telangana government is all set to distribute one croreBathukamma sarees.
  • Telangana Minister for Textiles and Handlooms K T Rama Rao said the State government launched the initiative in 2017 with a noble twin goal to support weavers and to present a small gift to women during Bathukamma festive season.


Capital: Hyderabad
CM: K Chandrashekar Rao
Governor: Tamilisai Soundararajan
Language : Telugu
National Park: Mahaveer HarinaVanasthali National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Pranahita WLS
Ramsar Site : –
Tiger Reserve: Amrabad
Power Station: Kaktiya Thermal Power Station
Dams: Srisailam Dam in Krishna River
RRB: Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank & Telangana Grameena Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: Kakatiya Rudreshwara Temple

14. PM Modi inaugurated National Conference of Environment Ministers in which of the following state?
A) Goa
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Telangana
D) Gujarat
E) Maharashtra
Answer: D) Gujarat

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Conference of Environment Ministers in Ekta Nagar, Gujarat on September 23 via video conferencing.
  • According to Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the Conference is being convened to create further synergy amongst the Central and State Governments in formulating better policies on issues such as elimination of plastic pollution through a multi-pronged approach, State Action Plans to effectively combat climate change with focus on LiFE- Lifestyle for Environment.
  • It will also focus on increasing the forest cover with special emphasis on restoration of degraded land and wildlife conservation.
  • The two-day Conference will be organised on September 23-24.
  • PMO statement said it will have six thematic sessions with topics focusing on LiFE, combating climate change (updating State action plans on climate change for mitigation of emissions and adaptation to climate impacts); PARIVESH (single window system for integrated green clearances); forestry management; prevention and control of pollution; wildlife management and plastics and waste Management.

15. Gujarat overtook UP to become state with ____ highest number of sellers on GeM portal?
A) 2nd
B) 4th
C) 1st
D) 5th
E) 3rd
Answer: A) 2nd

  • Gujarat has become the state with the second highest number of sellers on Government e-Marketplace (GeM) portal, overtaking Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra is on top.
  • Till last month, Maharashtra had 1.73 lakh sellers, the highest, registered with GeM.
  • It was followed by UP with 64,000 sellers.


Capital: Gandhinagar
CM: Bhupendrabhai Patel
Governor: Acharya Dev Vrat
Language: Gujarati
National Park: Marine (Gulf of Kachchh) National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Girnar WLS
Ramsar Site: Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary,Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Wadhvana Wetland, Khijadia Wildlife Sanctuary
Tiger Reserve: –
Power Station: Sardar Sarovar Hydro Electric Power Plant, Mithi Virdi Nuclear Power plant, Surat Lignite Thermal Power Station
Dams: Ukai Dam in Tapi River
RRB: Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank (BOB), Saurashtra Gramin Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: ChampanerPavagadhArchaelogicalPark,Rani-ki-Vav,Historic City of Ahmadabad,Dholavira(Harappan City)

16. NHLML and JNPT signed MoU to develop Multi Modal Logistics Park at Jalnain which of the following state?
A) Goa
B) Tamil Nadu
C) Telangana
D) Gujarat
E) Maharashtra
Answer: E) Maharashtra

  • In presence of Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari and Union minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways and Ayush Shri Sarbananda Sonowala MoU was signed between National Highways Logistics Management Limited & JNPT for the development of Multi Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) at Jalna in Maharashtra.
  • Speaking on the occasion Shri Gadkari said acting as a catalyst for development of Marathawada region, Jalna MMLP will serve as a functional Dry port of the region and Steel & Allied industries depending on scrap, Fruits and Vegetables processing units, Seed industries and cotton sector would hugely benefit from this development.
  • He said it would connect Samruddhi Marg and Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridors.
  • The Minister said this infrastructure will promote the export of Agro products and also transform Jalna into Automobile Hub of Marathwada region.


Capital: Mumbai,Nagpur (Winter)
CM: Ekanthe Shinde
Governor: Bhagat Singh Koshyari
Language: Hindi
National Park: Tadoba National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Nawegaon WLS
Ramsar Site: Lonar Lake, NandurMadhameshwar
Tiger Reserve: Bor
Power Station: Koyna Hydro Electric Power Plant, Tarapur Nuclear power plant, Tirora Thermal Power Plant
Dams: Totladoh Dam in Pench River
RRB: Maharashtra Gramin Bank (BOM), Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank (BOI)
UNESCO Site: Ajanta Caves,ElloraCaves,ElephantCaves,ChhatrapatiShivajiiTerminus,Western Ghats

17. How many percent of adult population in India has Aadhar?
A) 98%
B) 100%
C) 97%
D) 95%
E) 99%
Answer: B) 100%

  • UIDAI CEO Dr. Saurabh Garg said that Aadhar is the digital rail on which India’s digital economy is running.
  • While speaking in a chat at Global Fintech Fest, he added that India is at a stage where 100 percent of the adult population has an Aadhar and even between 2-18 years of age, it’s above 80 percent.
  • This enables the conceptualization of the schemes for the people such as Pahal and PM Kisan.
  • He said that Aadhar is a tool of inclusion.
  • Adding further, he counted the benefits of Aadhar including de-duplication of beneficiaries, removal of ghost beneficiaries, and identification of beneficiaries.


Unique Identification Authority of India
Launched: 28/01/2009
1st Chairman: Nandan Nilekani
Chairman: J.Satyanarayana

Over All Review


  • Goa launches host city logo for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022.
  • Smriti Mandhana becomes fastest Indian woman to complete 3000 runs in ODI.
  • MotoGP commits long-term plan to India, first race likely in 2023.

Banking and Finance 

  • TerraPay and NPCI International collaborate to drive seamless merchant payments via UPI-enabled QR codes.
  • MoD signs MoU with Bank of Baroda and HDFC Bank to expand SPARSH initiative.
  • Union Bank of India, PNB, Indian Bank launch Rupay credit card on UPI.

Acquisitions and Mergers

  • CCI approves merger of Jio Cinema OTT with Viacom 18 Media.


  • NMDC conferred with National Awards for Excellence in CSR and Sustainability.
  • India wins UN award for Hypertension Control Initiative under NHM.

Environment and Energy

  • India’s first Dugong Conservation Reserve notified in TN, says govt.

National Affairs

  • India expects at least $25 bln investment under semiconductor incentive scheme.
  • Rs 19,500 cr PLI-II for solar equipment to save Rs 1.4 lakh cr forex, says R K Singh.
  • Telangana to distribute 1 cr free sarees for Bathukamma festival.
  • PM Modi to inaugurate National Conference of Environment Ministers in Gujarat.
  • Gujarat overtakes UP to become state with 2nd highest number of sellers on GeM portal.
  • NHLML and JNPT sign MoU to develop Multi Modal Logistics Park at Jalna in Maharashtra.
  • 100 percent of adult population in India has Aadhar, says UIDAI CEO Dr. Saurabh Gar.


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