Daily Current Affairs (Beepedia) 12th January 2023

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • B2B payments firm EnKash gets RBI nod for payment aggregator license
  • Gross direct taxes grew 24.58 per cent to Rs 14.71 trillion in January 2023
  • Cabinet provides additional Rs 2,600 cr to promote RuPay debit card, BHIM transactions

SEBI and FINANCIAL AWARENESS

  • SEBI has allowed active to passive ELSS switch for asset management companies

NATIONAL

  • Cabinet approved ex post facto renaming of National Centre for Drinking Water, Sanitation & Quality at Joka, Kolkata as ‘Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee National Institution of Water and Sanitation (SPM-NIWAS)
  • Centre named new integrated food security scheme launched from 1 January 2023 as “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PMGKAY)”

STATES

  • PM to flag off World’s Longest River Cruise-MV Ganga Vilas and inaugurate Tent City at Varanasi on 13th January

REPORTS AND INDEXES

  • Delhi to be most polluted city in India according to CPCB report
  • Start-up funding declines by 33% YoY in CY22, early-stage funding grows: PwC India

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  • White tufted royal butterfly, a rare species, found in Kerala’s Kannur
  • FADA, Meta ally to connect auto dealers with consumers

EVENTS

  • 83rd All India Presiding Officers conference opened in Jaipur

AWARDS AND REWARDS

  • RRR’s Naatu Naatu won Golden Globe

SPORTS

  • ICC Men and Women Player of Month December 2022

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