Daily Current Affairs September 24&25

Dear Champions, as you all know that a lot of competitive exams have been notified consequently. Candidates have to prepare themselves according to the level of competition and expectation of the Recruitment board. Regarding that one of the most important topic is Daily Current Affairs September 24&25. Current Affairs in the form of contemporary events of national & international play a crucial role in almost every competitive exams like Banking, Insurance, SSC, UPSC, TNPSC, Railway etc.

Current affairs are the most dynamic yet scoring among all sections and need to be prepared from the right source. Here, we cafunsta team, providing  Daily GK Updates, Current Affairs Questions, and Monthly  current affairs pdf.


September 24&25| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs September 24&25

1. World Pharmacists Day is observed on?
A) September 24
B) September 27
C) September 25
D) September 23
E) September 26
Answer: C) September 25

  • Date: September 25
  • Day: World Pharmacists Day
  • 1st Observed: 2009
  • Observed by: International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Council
  • Theme: Pharmacy united in action for a healthier world

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs September 24&25

2. What is the payment limit of UPI lite?
A) Rs 200
B) Rs 100
C) Rs 500
D) Rs 1000
E) Rs 2000
Answer: A) Rs 200

  • Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das launched Unified Payments Interface (UPI) Lite on September 20, in a bid to make low-value UPI payments faster.
  • It is an on-device wallet feature that will allow users to make small-value payments of up to Rs 200 in real time, without using a UPI PIN.
  • Users will have to add funds from their bank accounts to the UPI Lite wallet.
  • For a real-time payment, users will not need the internet as it is an on-device wallet.
  • At present, only debit from wallet is permitted and all credits to UPI Lite including refunds, will go directly to your bank account.

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

3. Leh achieved 100 percent digitization of banking operations,it is located in which of the following state/UT?
A) Jammu and Kashmir
B) Mizoram
C) Himachal Pradesh
D) Ladakh
E) Manipur
Answer: D) Ladakh

  • The highest-located district in India, Leh has achieved 100 percent digitization of banking operations.
  • Celebrating the achievement in a meet organized by UT Level Bankers Committee Ladakh, the Reserve Bank of India has felicitated the bankers of the district.
  • Leh district has completed the digitization of all the operating banks in a short span of a year.

Appointments – Daily Current Affairs September 24&25

4. Who among the following appointed asDirector General of ICMR?
A) Sanjai Kumar
B) Rajiv Bahl
C) Dilip Asbe
D) Dilip Sharma
E) Dilip Tirkey
Answer: B) Rajiv Bahl

  • Dr Rajiv Bahl, who is currently with the World Health Organisation, has been appointed as the Director General (DG) of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Secretary of the Department of Health Research.
  • Bahl is currently serving as the Head of Research on Maternal, Newborn Child and Adolescent Health-cum-Newborn Unit Head, Department of Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent Health and Ageing, at the World Health Organization in Geneva.

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR):

Founded: 1911 (IRFA) 1949 (ICMR)
HQ: New Delhi
Director General: Rajiv Bahl

5. Who among the following appointed aspresident of Hockey India?
A) Sanjai Kumar
B) Rajiv Bahl
C) Dilip Asbe
D) Dilip Sharma
E) Dilip Tirkey
Answer: E) Dilip Tirkey

  • Former India captain Dilip Tirkey became Hockey India’s first player-president after his unopposed election to the top post as yet another sports person has grabbed the top job in a National Sports Federation (NSF).

Hockey India:

Founded: 2009
HQ: New Delhi
President: Dilip Tirkey
CEO: Elena Norman

6. Who among the following reappointed asMD & CEO of NPCI for five years?
A) Sanjai Kumar
B) Rajiv Bahl
C) Dilip Asbe
D) Dilip Sharma
E) Dilip Tirkey
Answer: C) Dilip Asbe

  • The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has reappointed Dilip Asbe as the managing director and chief executive officer (MD&CEO) of the company for a period of five years, with effect from January 8, 2023.
  • Asbe took over as MD&CEO of NPCI in January 2018.
  • Prior to that, he was the firm’s chief operating officer for close to 5 years, before which he served as the chief technology officer.


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

7. Who among the following appointed as CMD of RailTel?
A) Sanjai Kumar
B) Rajiv Bahl
C) Dilip Asbe
D) Dilip Sharma
E) Dilip Tirkey
Answer: A) Sanjai Kumar

  • Sanjai Kumar has taken charge as the Chairman & Managing Director of RailTel.
  • Before taking over this post, he was shouldering the responsibilities of Director (Network Planning & Marketing/NPM) with additional charge of Director (Project, Operations & Maintenance/ POM) in RailTel.


Founded: September 2000
HQ: New Delhi
Chairman & MD: Aruna Singh

Defence – Daily Current Affairs September 24&25

8. Which edition of DefExpo set to be first-ever edition exclusively for Indian companies?
A) 9th
B) 11th
C) 8th
D) 12th
E) 10th
Answer: D) 12th

  • The upcoming 12th edition of ‘DefExpo 2022’, slated to be held in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar, is set to be the first-ever edition exclusively for Indian companies, the Ministry of Defence.
  • Over 1,000 exhibitors have registered and the numbers are anticipated to be the highest-ever recorded during the previous editions of DefExpo.
  • Defence Secretary Ajay Kumar comprehensively reviewed the preparations for the event, scheduled to be held from October 18-22, during the Apex Committee meeting.

Ministry of Defence:

Union Minister: Rajnath Singh (Lucknow,Uttar Pradesh)
Minister of State: Ajay Bhatt (Nainital-Udamsingh Nagar,Uttarkhand)

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs September 24&25

9. Which of the following state CM inaugurated second ultramodern radiotherapy unit in cancer care centre of Guwahati city?
A) Sikkim
B) Uttarakhand
C) Rajasthan
D) Tripura
E) Assam
Answer: E) Assam

  • Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma inaugurated the second ultramodern radiotherapy unit in the cancer care centre of Health City Hospital in Guwahati.
  • Assam Health Minister Keshab Mahanta was also present on occasion.


Capital: Dispur
CM: Himanta Biswa Sharma
Governor: Jagdish Mukhi
Language: Assamese,Bodo
National Park: Rajiv Gandhi (Orang) National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Amchang WLS
Ramsar Site: Deepor Beel
Tiger Reserve: Manas
Power Station: Bongaigon Thermal Power Station
Dams: –
RRB: Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (United Bank of India)
UNESCO Site: Kaziranga NP,Manas WLS

10. Which of the following state alloted Rs 200 crore for free sanitary napkins to women, girls?
A) Sikkim
B) Uttarakhand
C) Rajasthan
D) Tripura
E) Assam
Answer: C) Rajasthan

  • The Rajasthan government has made a provision of Rs 200 crore in the 2022-23 budget to provide free sanitary napkins to women and girls, state minister Mamta Bhupesh.
  • Bhupesh, the women and child development minister, said the ‘I Am Shakti Udan’ scheme is being implemented in a phased manner in the entire state.
  • Rajasthan is the first state in the country where such as scheme is being implemented on a large scale, she told the assembly.
  • There has been no change in the size of free sanitary napkins being given to women and girls in rural areas.
  • Bhupesh said that a budgetary provision of Rs 200 crore has been made in the financial year 2022-23 for the scheme.
  • Supply orders have been issued to provide free sanitary napkins to over 1.15 crore beneficiaries at 60,361 anganwadi centers in 33 districts, and 26.48 lakh beneficiaries in 34,104 government schools in the state.
  • In the last one year, Rajasthan Medical Services Corporation Limited (RMSCL) has provided free sanitary napkins to 26,220 schools in 31 districts, and 31,255 anganwadi centers in 23 districts.
  • A total of Rs 104.78 crore has been spent by RMSCL for the purpose.

11. Rajasthan govt approvedhow many crores additional package for small industries?
A) Rs 80 crores
B) Rs 100 crores
C) Rs 125 crores
D) Rs 75 crores
E) Rs 90 crores
Answer: B) Rs 100 crores

  • Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has approved an additional package of Rs 100 crore for a scheme to promote small industries, which will help the government expand its coverage and smooth operation.
  • In the budget 2022-23, the chief minister had proposed Rs 150 crore for the ‘Mukhyamantri Laghu Protsahan Yojana’ to encourage Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in the state and ensure easy access of loans to small businessmen and investors.
  • In pursuance of the budget announcement, Gehlot has approved an additional budget provision of Rs 100 crore.


Capital: Jaipur
CM: Ashok Gehlot
Governor: Kalraj Mishra
Language: Hindi
National Park: Desert National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Todgarh Raoli WLS
Ramsar Site: Keoladeo National Park, Sambhar Lake
Tiger Reserve: Sariska
Power Station: Rawatbhata Nuclear Power Plant, Barsingsar Lignite Power Plant
Dams: Jaswant Sagar Dam in Luni River
RRB: Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank (BOB), Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: Jantar Mantar, Jaipur City

12. India’s 1st Avalanche Monitoring Radar installed in which of the following state?
A) Sikkim
B) Uttarakhand
C) Rajasthan
D) Tripura
E) Assam
Answer: A) Sikkim

  • The Indian Army and the Defence Geoinformatics and Research Establishment (DGRE) have jointly installed the Avalanche Monitoring Radar, first of its kind in India, in north Sikkim.
  • Besides being used for detection of avalanches, this radar can also be employed to detect landslides.
  • Defence spokesman Lt. Col Mahendra Rawat said that the radar was inaugurated by Tri Shakti Corps commander, Lt Gen Tarn Kumar Aich, at one of the forward posts of the army at an altitude of 15,000 feet in north Sikkim.
  • This radar has the capability to detect avalanches within three seconds of their triggering and will assist in saving valuable life of troops and civilians as also vehicles in super high altitude areas.


Capital: Gangtok
CM: Prem Singh Tamang
Governor: Ganga Prasad
Language: English,Nepali,Sikkimese,Lepcha
National Park: Khangchendzonga National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Fambhong Lho WLS
Ramsar Site: –
Tiger Reserve: –
Power Station:
Dams: –
RRB: –
UNESCO Site: Khangchendzonga National Park

13. Which ministry will launch Swachh Vayu Sarvekshan?
A) Ministry of Home Affairs
B) Ministry of External Affairs
C) Ministry of Finance
D) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
E) Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Answer: D) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change

  • Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is going to launch Swachh Vayu Sarvekshan that promotes ranking of 131 cities in the country for implementing City Action Plans prepared as part of National Clean Air Programme for reducing air pollution upto 40 percent by 2025-26.
  • For this survey, 131 cities are categorized into three groups based on population.
  • 47 cities are in the first group having population more than 10 lakh.
  • 44 cities are in the second group having population between 3 to 10 lakh.
  • Third group consists of 40 cities having population less than 3 lakh.
  • Cities are required to do the self-assessment as per the framework provided on the Ministry’s online portal.
  • This assessment is carried out annually.
  • Cities have to report implementation of activities and measures taken in respect of solid waste and road dust management, management of construction and demolition waste, control of vehicular emissions and industrial pollution.
  • AIR Correspondent reports that the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change declared this survey during the last leg of a two-day National Conference of Ministers of Environment, Forest and Climate Change at Ekta Nagar, in Gujarat.
  • This conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually.

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change:

Union Minister: Bhupender Yadav (Rajya Sabha MP,Rajasthan)
Minister of State: Ashwini Kumar Choubey (Buxar,Bihar)

14. PM will launch projects worth how many crores in Surat?
A) Rs 3600 crores
B) Rs 3400 crores
C) Rs 3200 crores
D) Rs 3500 crores
E) Rs 3300 crores
Answer: B) Rs 3400 crores

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stones of several development projects worth Rs 3,400 crore in Surat.
  • The Dream City project worth Rs 370 crore, a biodiversity party at Rs 139 crore and a science museum are among the projects.


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: Champaner Pavagadh Archaelogical Park,Rani-ki-Vav,Historic City of Ahmadabad,Dholavira(Harappan City)

15. Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission crossed_____ digitally linked health records?
A) 90 lakh
B) 80 lakh
C) 50 lakh
D) 75 lakh
E) 1 crore
Answer: E) 1 crore

  • Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya stated that the country has achieved another milestone in its digital health journey.
  • The Health Minister informed that Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) has crossed the landmark of 1 crore digitally linked health records with over 27 lakh records linked in a day.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare:

Union Minister: Mansukh L. Mandaviya (Rajya Sabha MP,Gujarat)
Minister of State: Bharati Pawar (Dindori,Maharashtra)

16. Government’s flagship programme ‘Make in India’ completed how many years?
A) 6 years
B) 4 years
C) 8 years
D) 5 years
E) 7 years
Answer: C) 8 years

  • The Government’s flagship programme ‘Make in India‘ completes eight-year.
  • Make in India initiative which was launched in 2014 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi aspires to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, and build best-in-class manufacturing infrastructure.
  • Make In India has substantial accomplishments across 27 sectors which include strategic sectors of manufacturing and services as well.
  • The government is focusing on key sectors like semiconductors to achieve Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’.
  • Recognising the importance of semiconductors in the world economy, the government has launched a ten billion US dollar incentive scheme to build a semiconductor, display, and design ecosystem in India.
  • Complimented by sincere efforts of domestic toy manufacturers, the growth of the Indian Toy industry has been remarkable in less than two years despite Covid-19 pandemic.
  • The import of toys in 2021-22 have reduced by 70 percent to 110 million US dollar.
  • India’s export of toys registered tremendous growth of 636 percent during the months of April to August this year over the same period of 2013.
  • Make India Programme is transforming the country into a leading global manufacturing and investment destination.
  • The initiative is an open invitation to potential investors and partners across the globe to participate in the growth story of ‘New India’.
  • To attract foreign investments, the Government has put in place a liberal and transparent policy wherein most sectors are open to Foreign Direct Investment under the automatic route.
  • FDI inflows in India which stood at 45.15 billion US dollar in 2014-2015 reached record FDI inflows for eight years.
  • The year 2021-22 recorded the highest ever FDI of 83.6 billion US dollar.
  • The Production Linked Incentive scheme launched across 14 key manufacturing sectors is also giving a boost to Make in India initiative.
  • With this initiative at the forefront, the businesses in India are aiming that the products that are ‘Made in India’ are also ‘Made for the World’ adhering to global standards of quality.

17. PM Modi’s announced to name _____ airport after Bhagat Singh?
A) Chandigarh
B) Punjab
C) Haryana
D) Rajasthan
E) Gujarat
Answer: A) Chandigarh

  • Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann welcomed the announcement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to name Chandigarh airport after Shaheed Bhagat Singh, saying a long pending demand of Punjabis has been fulfilled.
  • In his Mann Ki Baat radio broadcast, PM Modi said the Chandigarh airport will now be named after Shaheed Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the great freedom fighter.

Over All Review

Important Days

  • World Pharmacists Day.

Banking and Finance 

  • UPI Lite: A payment method that allows you to pay without PIN or internet.
  • Leh achieves 100 percent digitization of banking operations.


  • Dr Rajiv Bahl appointed as Director General of ICMR.
  • Dilip Tirkey becomes first player-president of Hockey India.
  • Dilip Asbe reappointed MD & CEO of NPCI for five years at firm’s AGM.
  • Sanjai Kumar takes over as new CMD of RailTel.


  • 12th DefExpo set to be first-ever edition exclusively for Indian companies.

National Affairs

  • Assam CM inaugurates second ultramodern radiotherapy unit in cancer care centre of Guwahati city hospital.
  • Rajasthan allots Rs 200 crore for free sanitary napkins to women, girls.
  • Rajasthan govt approves Rs 100 crore additional package for small industries.
  • India’s 1st Avalanche Monitoring Radar installed in north Sikkim: Officials.
  • Govt to launch Swachh Vayu Sarvekshan.
  • PM to launch projects worth Rs 3,400 crore in Surat.
  • Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission crosses 1 cr digitally linked health records.
  • Government’s flagship programme ‘Make in India’ completes 8 years.
  • Mann welcomes PM Modi’s announcement to name Chandigarh airport after Bhagat Singh.


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