Current affairs is one of the main subject for almost all the competitive exam. But to remember it is quite difficult. So in this article we will provide you monthly current of  April 2022. These monthly current affairs will help you in the preparation of Bank, SSC and All competitive exams. You can also download PDF of April 2022 current affairs from below.

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Current Affairs is a very vast and dynamic topic. Sometimes we need proper analysis as well. Apart from understanding the concept, it requires memorizing the facts and figures. The facts and figures are constantly changing, and all the aspirants need to keep themselves updated. We get almost 50 different news to read every day, and remembering all the current news of the past 6-8 months is not an easy nut to crack. And to make easy for you, ICD Kollam is here with Monthly Current Affairs of April 2022.

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BANKING AND FINANCIAL AWARENESS 

  • Central Bank of India &  Kwik.ID – Partnership  to ​digitize customer onboarding 
  • SBI MoUwith the Border Security Force (BSF) - to provide solutions for financial security to BSF personnel through the Central Armed Police Salary Package (CAPSP) Scheme 
  • Google Pay launched Tap to Pay for UPI in collaboration with Pine Labs – to offer Tap to Pay for UPI users. 
  • HDFC ERGO launched  VAULT –   digital customer engagement and rewards program 
  • HDFC Bank – Best Performing Bank in SHG Linkage by DAY-NRLM (Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission) 
  • SEBI –  announced an ideathon Manthan to foster innovation in the securities business 
  • The Flipkart Group -  launched the Flipkart Foundation, a new platform with a focus on development in rural areas 
  • Dhanlaxmi Bank & Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) – MoU – for the collection of tax. 
  •  India Post Payments Bank launched ‘Fincluvation – to partner with Startups 
  • Union Bank launched superapp UnionNXT and digital project SMBHAV 
  • PNB implements Positive Pay System compulsory for cheque payments worth Rs 10 lakh 

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NATIONAL NEWS 

  • Chief Justice of India NV Ramana unveiled  FASTER  – Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records – digital platform that allows the supreme court to send interim orders, stay orders, and bail orders 
  • Govt of Karnataka  introduced the Vinaya Samarasya initiative –  public awareness campaign against caste prejudice 
  • Karnataka govt launched Social Awareness Campaign  SAANS – Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully 
  • The Tripura state govt  & NIXI-CSC Data Services Centre MoU - develop an international grade Data Centre in the state.  
  •  World’s largest electric 3-wheeler making plant will set up in Telangana 
  • NITI Aayog launched the National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP) –  give government data in a user-friendly manner and encourage data-driven decision-making and research 
  • India’s 1st carbon-neutral panchayat in J&K – Palli 
  • Kerala &  Netherlands - MoU  for the ‘Cosmos Malabaricus’ project.  
  • UP – India’s top vegetable producer 
  • Manipur govt & Samsung Data System India Pvt Ltd and Abhitech IT Solutions Pvt Ltd – MoU – for setting up a world-class  Sports Digital Experience Centre 
  • Haryana govt launched crop insurance portal of  Mukhya Mantri Bagwani Bima Yojana  
  • Delhi govt launched scheme to set up Hobby Hubs in government schools 
  • Tamil Nadu govt launched ‘Kaaval Uthavi’ app for public during emergency 
  • Uttarakhand govt  launched an anti-corruption mobile app named 1064 Anti-Corruption Mobile App  
  • Manipur – host the highest Indian national flag at INA ( Indian National Army) complex 
  • Uttar Pradesh Govt  launched the  School Chalo Abhiyan  initiative 
  •  IAF organized National Level Logistics Seminar  LOGISEM VAYU – 2022 
  • The Environment Minister launched  the  Prakriti  green initiative 
  • Agra, Uttar Pradesh -1st  city in the country to have vacuum-based sewer systems 
  • Karnataka Govt established Nandini Ksheera Samridhi Cooperative Bank –  to provide greater financial strength for the milk producers. 
  • Prasar Bharati &  Public Broadcaster of Argentina Radio Television Argentina (RTA) – MoU-  for
  • collaboration in the field of broadcasting. 
  • Maharashtra –1st  state in India to launch a bus service with a totally digital ticketing system 
  • India’s f1st 99.999% pure Green Hydrogen pilot plant - commissioned by the Oil India Limited (OIL)in Assam 
  • India successfully flight-tested Pinaka Mk-I (Enhanced) Rocket System 
  • Jammu and Kashmir –  launched an app ‘Jan Nigrani -to help people lodge their complaints related to various schemes online 
  • Madhya Pradesh govt launched Mukhyamantri Udyam Kranti Yojana. Loans ranging from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 50 lakh would be offered to youth under this scheme for self-employment. 
  • South-Central Railway launched One station One Product’ initiative  
  • The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Arbor Day Foundation –  recognised Mumbai and Hyderabad as the ‘2021 Tree City of the World 

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS 

  • 20th edition of the Bilateral Naval Exercise between the Indian Navy and French Navy named  VARUNA – in the Arabian Sea 
  • Russia test-fired the RS-28 SARMAT – world’s most powerful nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile 
  • China – launched new satellite Gaofen-3 03 for Earth Observation 
  • Ecuador –  1st country to give legal rights to wild animals 
  • Pixxel launched its first fully operational satellite, TD-2 – on SpaceX’s Transporter-4 mission. 
  • Cyber defence exercises called Locked Shields – conducted by NATO in Estonia 

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APPOINTMENTS 

  • Vishwas Patel – chairman of Payments Council of India  
  • Dr. S Raju –  Director General  of Geological Survey of India  
  • Mahesh Verma -  chairperson of the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH) 
  • Arunabha Ghosh –  high-level expert group on net-zero emissions commitments 
  • Vikas Kumar – MD of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation 
  • Amir Khan – Brand Ambassador of PharmEasy 
  • Vinay Mohan Kwatra –  new foreign secretary  
  • Vice chief Lt Gen Manoj Pande – Next Army chief 
  •  Viktor Orban –  Prime Minister of Hungary 
  •  Dr Ian Fry – 1st  independent expert for human rights and climate change by United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) 
  • Murli Natarajan –  MD-CEO of DCB Bank  
  • Bruce de Broize – MD & CEO of Future Generali India Life Insurance  
  • Vijay Sampla –  NCSC chairperson for 2nd  time 
  • Aleksandar Vučić -  President of Serbia 
  • Vishakha Mulye - CEO of Aditya Birla Capital. 
  • Robert Golob –  Prime Minister of Slovenia 
  • N Chandrasekaran –  chairman of Tata Digital. 
  • Babita Singh –  new Global Peace Ambassador 
  • Lt Gen. Manoj Kumar Katiyar – next DG of Military Operations 
  • Shehbaz Sharif –  23rd Prime Minister of Pakistan  
  • Patrick Achi – Prime Minister of Ivory Coast 
  • Ajay Kumar Sood –  Principal Scientific Advisor to GoI 
  • Jasleen Kohli – MD & CEO of Digit Insurance 
  • LV Vaidyanathan – CEO of Procter & Gamble India 
  • Vikram Dev Dutt – CMD of Air India Asset Holding (AIAHL) 
  • Eminent scholar-academician Manoj Soni –  UPSC chairman 

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AWARDS AND HONORS 

  • Journalist Aarefa Johari – Chameli Devi Jain Award 2021 
  • Kishore Kumar Das (founder of the educational charity) –  United Kingdom’s Commonwealth Points of Light Award 
  • Hurun Richest Self-Made Women in the World 2022. Wu Yajun co-founder of Longfor (China has topped the list). Falguni Nayar–  Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Nykaa ranked 10th 
  • Sir David Attenborough – UN ‘Champion of the Earth Lifetime Achievement award 
  • Meghalaya’s Planning Department, the e-Proposal System –  World Summit on the Information Society Forum (WSIS) Prizes 2022. 
  • Assamese poet Nilamani Phookan –  56th Jnanpith Award  
  • Shoojit Sircar – Director Of The Year award- AIMA Managing India Awards 
  • Ramdarash Mishra –  Saraswati Samman 2021 
  • Forbes Billionaries 2022 : The Richest People in The World – Elon Musk, the Tesla and SpaceX founder 
  • PM Modi – 1st Lata Deenanath Mangeshkar Award  
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy won John F. Kennedy Award 
  • IndusInd Bank’s ‘Indus Merchant Solutions’ App won Digital CX Awards 2022  
  • Indian-American Defense Expert Vivek Lall –  6th Entrepreneur Leadership Award 2022 
  • Veteran Bengali Author Amar Mitra Wins Prestigious O. Henry Award 
  • Falguni Nayar –  EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2021 

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BOOKS AND AUTHORS 

  • Crunch Time: Narendra Modi’s National Security Crises – Sreeram Chaulia 
  • Queen of Fire –   Devika Rangachari 
  • Birsa Munda – Janjatiya NayakProf. Alok Chakrawal 
  • Not Just A Nightwatchman: My Innings in the BCCI– Vinod Rai 
  • The Magic of Mangalajodi -  Avinash Khemka 
  • The Maverick Effect –  Harish Mehta 
  • Tiger of Drass: Capt. Anuj Nayyar, 23, Kargil Hero  –  Meena Nayyar & Himmat Singh Shekhawat 

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SPORTS 

  • Iga Swiatek won Miami Open tennis title 2022 
  • Max Verstappen (Red Bull-Netherlands) won the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix in Italy 
  • Andrey Rublev (Russian) won  the Serbia Open 
  • Dipika Pallikal Karthik and Saurav Ghosal won first-ever gold medal at World Doubles Squash championships 
  •  New Zealand pacer Hamish Bennett announced retirement from all forms of cricket 
  • The Wisden Almanack has named India captain Rohit Sharma and bowler Jasprit Bumrah among the “Five Cricketers of the Year ” for 2022 
  • West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has announced his retirement from international cricket.  
  • Sajan Prakash won the men’s 200m butterfly gold at the Danish Open swimming 
  • Charles Leclerc (Ferrari- Monaco) - won the Formula One (F1) 2022 Australian Grand Prix 

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IMPORTANT DAYS 

  • April 1 – International Children’s Book Day 
  • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day 
  • April 4 – International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action. Theme : Safe Ground, Safe Steps, Safe Home 
  • April 5 – National Maritime Day.Theme:  Sustainable Shipping beyond Covid-19. 
  • April 6 – International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) 
  • April 7 – World Health Day. Theme : Our Planet, Our Health.  
  • April 10World Homeopathy Day 
  • April 11 – World Parkinson’s Day  
  • April 11 – National Safe Motherhood Day 
  • April 12 – International Day of Human Space Flight  
  • April 13 – International Turban Day 
  • April 14 – World Chagas Disease Day 
  • April 17World Hemophilia Day 
  • April 18 – world Heritage day. Theme : Heritage and Climate 
  • April 21World Creativity and Innovation Day  
  • April 21 – National Civil Services Day 
  • April 22 International Mother Earth Day 
  • April 23World Book and Copyright Day [UNESCO] 
  • April 23 – English Language Day 
  • April 24 – National Panchayati Raj Day  
  • April 25 –  World Malaria Day 2022 
  • April 25- International Delegate’s Day 
  • April 24-30WHO’s World Immunization Week. Theme : Long Life for All 
  • April 26 – World Intellectual Property Day 
  • April 26  International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day  
  • April 29 –International Dance Day 

OBITUARIES

  • Richard Howard – Pulitzer Prize-winning American poet 
  • M Vijayan – Padma Shri Structural biologist 
  • Mwai Kibaki – Former President of Kenya 
  • Binapani Mohanthy – Padma Shri writer 
  • Manju Singh -Veteran television producer & actor 
  • Shiv Kumar Subramaniam – Actor- Screenwritter

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