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CURRENT AFFAIRS: MAY 30, 2018 By TINJA MALHOTRA
AWARD 1. SANTOKBA HUMANITARIAN AWARD President Ram Nath Kovind has awarded Nobel Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi with the award which comes with Rs. One crore. - Former ISRO Chief Kiran Kumar 2. ORGANISED BY The award was organised by Shree Ramakrishna Knowledge Foundation in Surat. 3. ABOUT THE AWARD -Ramakrishna Foundation -Govind Dholakia
MOU 1. WCD AND UP GOVT An MoU has been signed between the Women and Child and Development Ministry and the Uttar Pradesh government for managing a shelter home for widows built by the former at Sunrakh Bangar in Vrindavan. 2. TERM OF THE MOU -run by 3. ABOUT THE MOU The state government shall be responsible for activities including setting up mechanism for identifying beneficiaries, providing residential care to the widows, deploying staff according to norms
CIC 1. COMPREHESNIVE ENQUIRY ICICI Bank's Board of Directors have decided to institute a "comprehensive enquiry" regarding bank's MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar that she had not adhered to provisions relating to the bank's "code of conduct" 2. SCOPE OF WNQUIRY 3. INDEPENDENT PROBE - MARCH 29: statement by ICICI Bank Chairman MK Sharma -APRIL 1O: Some Board members not in favour of Kochhar -APRIL 20: Board dismisses demand for external audit
PRAAPT 1. WEB PORTAL nched a web porta -Payment Ratification and Analysis in Power procurement for bringing Transparency in Invoicing of generators 2. AlM: -to bring in greater transparency in power purchase transactions between generators and distribution companies (DISCOMs). -help the users with information related to the payments made by the DISCOMs to the power generation company.
MAY 29 1. INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UN PEACEKEEPERS -to pay tribute to the contributions of uniformed and civilian personnel to the work of the Organization and to honour more than 3,700 peacekeepers who have lost their lives serving under the UN flag since 1948 2. THEME 2018 The theme for the 2018 International Day of UN Peacekeepers is "70 Years of Service and Sacrifice." 3. FIRST MISSION -The first UN peacekeeping mission was established on 29 May 1948. UNTSO
WORLD BANK 1. PUBLIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT The Government of India, the Government of Rajasthan and the World Bank today signed a $21.7 million loan agreement for the Strengthening Public Financial Management in Rajasthan Project. 2. BENEFIT -the Project will help the state government put in place systems for better planning and budget management, enhance transparency, accountability, and efficiency -The Project will help the departments put in place an architecture to strengthen Public Financial Management (PFM) rules,
WHO AND WORLD BANK 1. GLOBAL HEALTH SECURITY The World Health Organization (WHO) and World Bank Group has launched a new mechanism that intends to strengthen global health security to tackle outbreaks, pandemics with health consequences -The new monitoring board is established in response to the recommendation by UN Secretary-General's Global Health Crises Task Force. 2. THE GLOBAL PREPAREDNESS MONITORING BOARD -WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim.