Gist – 11 June, 2022

  • N J Ojha has been appointed as ombudsman for a two-year term under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.
  • The Indian National Center for Space Promotion and Authorization (IN-SPACe) was established in Ahmedabad by PM Modi. Amit Shah was also present at the ceremony.
  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed senior Indian diplomat Amandeep Singh Gill as his envoy on technology to coordinate programmes for international digital cooperation.
  • According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), India jumped one position to 7th among the top recipients of foreign direct investment (FDI) 2021.
  • Information Data Systems (IDS) has unveiled the Bharat Blockchain Network (BBN) (Academic Blockchain Consortium) & Polyversity (Educational Metaverse).
  • World Day Against Child Labour 2022 observed on 12th June
  • EASE 5.0 ‘Common Reforms Agenda’ launched by Nirmala Sitharaman
  • WHO award for PGI Chandigarh centre for tobacco control
  • BIMSTEC celebrates its 25th anniversary
  • The Secretariat of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) in Dhaka.
  • Himachal Pradesh becomes the first Indian state to approve a policy for drones
  • European Parliament votes to ban sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035
  • Fitch slants India’s growth forecast to 7.8%,
  • Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan released books titled ‘Loktantra ke Swar’ & ‘The Republican Ethic’
  • World’s First ‘Right To Repair’ Law For Digital Electronics Passed by New York Legislature

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