Monthly Current Affairs (Beepedia) December 2022

(General Awareness Digest for Regulatory Body Exams)

RBI, Banking and Economy

  • RBI hikes repo rate by 35 bps to 6.25%, cuts FY23 GDP forecast to 6.8%
  • Bank credit to MSMEs up 24% in FY22 from pre-Covid level: RBI data
  • Growth seen declining in the July-September quarter;shows Q2 GDP numbers


  • SEBI hikes debt funds’ limit to 12% in single issuer securities
  • Tata Play becomes first firm to file confidential papers with SEBI for IPO
  • NSE launches new Nifty Bharat Bond Index


  • KVIC launches its Re-Hab project in Nainital to reduce elephant attacks on humans, farmers’ crops
  • NAFED buys 24,000 tonnes moong so far under price support scheme
  • Natural farming to be included in the agricultural curriculum- Ministry of Agriculture


  • India, Germany signed Migration and Mobility Agreement to facilitate easier access for people to study, research & work in both countries
  • ADNOC Logistics, AG&P sign 11-year charter deal for India import terminal
  • Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Ko Kaam Karyakram (PMKKK) now named as Pradhan Mantri Virasat Ka Samvardhan (PM VIKAS) Scheme


  • Australia’s Great Barrier Reef should be put on ‘in danger’ list
  • US Air Force unveiled new B-21 Raider nuclear stealth bomber
  • EU and Azerbaijan signed deal for electricity cable under Black Sea


  • J&K Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurates Amar Jawan Shourya Sthal in Reasi
  • Real-time Gold ATM: Hyderabad gets India’s first Gold ATM
  • Tamil Nadu government makes Aadhaar compulsory for all of its schemes


  • Only 8.2% of 463 million Jan Dhan accounts are zero balance: RBI report
  • Banks’ GNPAs in micro, small enterprise loans stood at 16.8% in FY22: RBI
  • Green pathways present a $1.6-trn investment window: World Bank report


  • WHO recommends new name for monkeypox disease
  • ISRO inks MoU to establish SpaceTech Innovation Network
  • NASA set to conduct first global water survey from space


  • Indian Coast Guard Advanced Light Helicopter Mk-III squadron, 840 Sqn (CG), commissioned in Chennai
  • Joint Exercise Agni Warrior with Singapore Armed Forces Concludes at Devlali (Maharashtra)
  • Indo Nepal Joint Training Exercise “Surya Kiran XVI at Nepal Army Battle Schol, Saljhandi(Nepal)


  • Sumangalam Panchmahabhoot Conference Series VAYU- The vital life was held in Bhubaneswar
  • 9th World Ayurveda Congress and Arogya Expo 2022 inaugurated in Goa
  • First Meeting of the G20 Development Working Group was Held in Mumbai from December 13-16, 2022


  • 3 Indian-Origin Women Scientists recognized as Australia’s ‘Superstars of STEM’
  • Governor of Karnataka to present Nadoja Award for three
  • Sonakshi Sinha named as PETA India's 2022 ‘Person of the Year’ title


  • France’s Stephanie Frappart became first female referee at Men’s World Cup Game
  • India’s 77th Grand Master In Chess Is Aditya Mittal
  • Satwik and Chirag achieve No. 5 ranking in the BWF World rankings

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