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- Today current affairs of April 2022 Questions and Answers
Today current affairs of April 2022 Questions and Answers
I) Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records’ – (FASTER) software
Question. Who launched the software named ‘Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records’ – (FASTER)
Answer. Chief Justice NV Ramana
Hints: Chief Justice of India NV Ramana unveiled the ‘Fast and Secure Transmission of Electronic Records’ (FASTER) on 31 March 2022. It is a digital platform, Which allows the Supreme Court to send interim orders, stay orders and bail orders to the appropriate authorities through a secure electronic channel.
II) Microsoft company launched Startup Founders Hub Platform
Question. Who launched Startup Founders Hub Platform?
Answer. Microsoft company
Microsoft launched a new digital and inclusive platform for startup founders in India. The platform called ‘Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub’ in India will support startup founders in India at every stage of their startup journey.
III) Cabinet approves increase in Dearness Allowance/Dearness Relief
Question. What percentage increase in Dearness Allowance/Dearness Relief has been approved by the cabinet?
Answer. 3% to 34%
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a hike in dearness allowance to central government employees and dearness relief to pensioners from 3 per cent to 34%. Which is higher than the existing rate of 31% of Basic Pay/Pension. The announced hike will be effective from January 1, 2022, to compensate for the price hike.
IV) World Autism Awareness Day
Question. When was the World Autism Awareness Day observed?
Answer. 2nd April 2022
World Autism Awareness Day is observed annually on 2nd April by the member states of the United Nations. The day is observed to raise awareness among its citizens about people with Autism Spectrum Disorder throughout the world. World Autism Awareness Day is organized by the UN Department of Global Communications and UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, with the support of civil society partners including the Autistic Self Advocacy Network, the Global Autism Project and the Specialisterne Foundation.
Theme of the day:- The theme for ‘World Autism Awareness Day 2022’ is “Inclusive Quality Education for All”.
V) Chairman of Payments Council of India
Question. Who is re-elected as chairman of Payments Council of India?
Answer. Vishwas Patel
Vishwas Patel has been re-elected as the Chairman of Payments Council of India (PCI) for the second time in 2022, previously he was elected as a Chairman of PCI in the year 2018.
The Payments Council of India works to promote the growth of the Indian payment industry and promote a cashless economy in the country. It works with other important financial and banking Institutions and Organisations to turn India into a ‘cashless society.
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