Daily Current Affairs for 22 June 2023


Amit Shah inaugurates CREDAI Garden-People’s Park in Ahmedabad

  • On the auspicious occasion of the Jagannath Rath Yatra, Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah, inaugurated various development works and performed Bhoomipujan in Ahmedabad.
  • Among the inaugurated projects was the CREDAI Garden-People’s Park, a beautiful park constructed by CREDAI with the aim of providing a comfortable and environmentally friendly space for people from all walks of life.

Livestock and Livestock Products (Importation and Exportation) Bill, 2023

  • The proposed Livestock and Livestock Products (Importation and Exportation) Bill-2023 aims to replace outdated laws and establish regulations for the import and export of live animals.


PM Modi and President Biden Exchange Unique Gifts During White House Visit

  • During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’svisit to the United States and his meeting with President Joe Bidenat the White House, both leaders exchanged unique and thoughtful gifts as a symbol of friendship and diplomacy.
  • These gifts not only represented the cultural heritage of India and the United States but also showcased the personal connection between the two leaders.
  • Here are the details of the gifts exchanged between PM Modi and President Biden.


Non-Conforming Industrial Area Redevelopment Project

  • The Delhi government has set an ambitious target of creating 6,00,000 job opportunities through the redevelopment of non-conforming industrial areas.  

Tawang Marathon

  • The Tawang Marathon, a highly anticipated sporting event, is set to take place in Tawang on 1st October 2023.
  • The marathon, organized jointly by the Arunachal Pradesh government and the 5 Mountain Division of the Indian Army, aims to promote physical fitness, encourage participation from enthusiasts worldwide, and provide a platform for talented athletes to showcase their skills.
  • Pema Khandu, the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, recently launched the registration process, emphasizing the significance of active participation in sports. 



  • India is making significant strides in its battle against the Omicron variant of COVID-19 with the development of its first indigenous mRNA vaccines.
  •  GEMCOVAC-OM and GEMCOVAC-19, developed by Gennova Biopharmaceuticals Ltd, are set to revolutionize India’s vaccine landscape.


Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program (PMEGP): Creating Employment Opportunities for India’s Youth

  • The Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program (PMEGP)is an ongoing plan scheme initiated by the Government of India to promote entrepreneurship and generate employment opportunities for unemployed youth.
  • Implemented by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), PMEGP aims to assist in the establishment of micro-enterprises in the non-farm sector across the country.
  • The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) serves as the national-level nodal agency, while state offices of KVIC, State Khadi and Village Industries Boards (KVIBs), and District Industries Centers (DICs) act as implementing agencies.
  • Additionally, the Coir Board is responsible for implementing the program in the coir sector.


IOC awards Olympic Order to WHO Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus

  • The International Olympic Committee (IOC)awarded  Tedros Ghebreyesus,the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), with the Olympic Order.
  • This recognition was given to Dr. Tedros for his inspiring efforts in making the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 happen, even amidst the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • The presentation of the Olympic Order took place at the Olympic House and was done by the President of the IOC, Thomas Bach.


UN Public Service Day 2023

  • Every year onJune 23,we celebrate United Nations Public Service Day. This special day is all about appreciating the importance of public services and the people who work in them.
  • Public services play a big role in making our communities better and helping them grow.
  • The United Nations also created an awards program called the UN Public Service Awards to recognize and reward the best and most innovative public service projects.
  • This program was updated in 2016 to match the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
  • It’s a day that reminds us how valuable public services are and encourages young people to consider careers in this field.
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