1st to 4th March 2021 current affairs for all competitive exams

 1st to 4th March 2021 current affairs for all competitive exams

• Nagaland has launched its first sir cargo services  from Dimapur Airport.
• Axis Bank has Partnered with Whatsapp to offer basic banking services to its customers.
• National Safety Day is observed on 4th March.
• World Hearing Day is observed on 3rd March.
•Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated hostels for scheduled tribe and scheduled caste students in the state.
• Kuldeep Singh has given an additional charge of CRPF director general  after AP Maheshwari retires.

• Uttarakhand chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has launched ” Gharoki Pahchan , Chelik naam” ( daughter’s name is a home identity) program.
  • With ADB India has signed a USD 231 million loan agreement to augment electricity generation capacity in the state of Assam through construction of a 120 megawatt hydroelectric power plant.

  • Nitin Gadkari has announced that a Multi model logistics Park will be construct in Silchar, Assam.
  • 8th edition of North East festival will be held in Guwahati, Assam-  Growth agenda for North East post covid-19.
  • 51st Director General level  border co-ordination conference between border security force and border guard Bangladesh :- Guwahati.
  • Assam signed a memorandum of understanding with small industries development Bank of India to boost the Micro Small Medium (MSME) sector in the state.
  • Ligia Noronha has appointed by United Nation Chief Antonio Guterres as assistant secretary general and head of the New York office of the United Nations Environment Program. *She will succeed  fellow Indian and development economist Satya Tripathi. United Nations Environment Program founded at 5 June 1972 and it’s headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. Executive director of UNEP  is Inger Anderson from Denmark.
  • Export import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended line of credit of  $ 7.35 million to Nicaragua country for replacement and supply of equipment of the high technology center of hospital Antonio Lenin Fonseca.
  • Maritime India Summit  2021 is being organised by the Ministry of Port, Shipping and Waterways. Denmark country is the partner country for the Summit. 
  • Dipika Padukone has been roped by Levi’s as its Global Brand Ambassador. 
  • AU Small Finance Bank has appointed   Sharad Goklani  as President and CTO. 
  • Mumbai, Banglore, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Delhi have been shortlisted for to host 2021 lPL .
  • The third and final edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2021 in West Bengal organized by the ministry of culture, Government of India began on 27th february 2021 at Murshidabad, West Bengal. 
  • All India Football Federation has confirmed Odisha as the venue for the forthcoming Hero Indian Women’s League 2020-21 edition. All India Football Federation founded at 23 June 1937 & Its headquarters at Delhi. Praful Patel is the President of All India Football Feration. 
  • Secratary of Department of Economic Affairs Tarun Bajaj has been given additional charge of department of revenue.
  • In Boxing, Deepak Kumar (52 kg) won the Silver Medal at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. 
  • India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C51 successfully launched Amazonia-1(Brazil) along with 18 co-passenger satellite from Satish Dhawan Space center SHAR, Sriharikota. *Amazonia-1 is the optical Earth observation satellite of National Institute for Space Research.* PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 is the first dedicated commercial mission of NewSpace India Limited , a Govt of India company under Department of Space. *PSLV-C51 is the 53rd flight of PSLV.         

  • DRDO’s ‘Sindhu Netra’ surveillance satellite has been deployed in space, will help to monitor Indian Ocean Region.
  • Matam  Venkata Rao has been appointed as Managing Director & CEO of Central Bank of India for a period of three years. 
  • G Y V Victor has assumed charge as the Managing Director and Chief Executive officer of Dredging Corporation of India  Ltd  & It is founded at 9 March 1976 . Its headquarters at Vishakhapatnam.
  • Zero Discrimination day is celebrated every year on 1st March. 
  • A new book ” Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Power: 5 Battleguards” is  authored by Rajiv  Malhotra.
  • Pacer Vinay Kumar has announced his retirement from all forms of Cricket.
  • Reserve Bank of India has extended the deadline for New Umbrella Entity applications to March 31st 2021. 
  • An Indian company Omega Selki will setup the electric vehicle plant in Bangladesh. The manufacturing unit will be setup near Dhaka with an investment of Rs.100 Crore.
  • Sports ministry restored recognition for the Gymnastics Federation of India, which was de-recognised in 2011.
  • Hyundai Motor India Ltd has bagged the,”Indian car of the year 2021″ award for its 120 car .
  • For the first time in fisheries sector, Government of India awarded  best performing amongst  Hilly  and North-east states for 2019-20 to Assam.
  • Tarun Gogoi is passed away recently. He was the former chief minister of Assam.
  • Sayed Anwar Taimur has passed away recently. She was the only woman chief minister of Assam.
  • Vinesh Phogat defeated world number seven Vanesa Kaladzinskaya of Belarus in the finals to win the Gold Medal.
  • A book “Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis” is authored by Anindya Dutta.
  • SBI general insurance and Indian Overseas Bank has signed bancassurance agreement.
  • International Yoga Festival has been started in Rishikesh.
  • The gross GST revenue collected in the month of February 2021 is Rs. 1,13,143 Crore.
  • Jaideep Bhatnagar takes over as Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau.
  • 45th Civil Accounts Day  was celebrated on 1st March.
  • Parmod Chandra Mody has been appointed as chairman of the Central Board of Director Taxes.
  • The theme of the National Science Day is “Future of STI: Impact on Education, Skills and Work”.
  • Russia country has launched its space satellite “Arktika-M” on a mission to monitor the climate and environment in the Arctic. 
  • The Indian Air Force will participate for the first time in exercise “Dessert Flag” in AL- Dhafra air base in UAE.
  • World Custom  organization recognised Central Revenues Control Laboratory, New Delhi as a regional custom laboratory for Asia Pacific. 
  • World Wildlife Day is observed on 3rd March. Theme: ” Forest and Livelihood: Sustaining People and Planet”.
  • A new passenger train service between Dhaka and New Jalpaiguri is set to start from 26th of March.
  • Bharat Petroleum Corporation board has approved sale of the 61.65 percent  stake in Numaligarh refinery for 9,875 Crore Rupees.
  • Rajya sabha TV and Lok sabha TV have been merged and now it will be known as Sansad TV. Ravi Kapoor has been appointed as it’s chief executive officer.
  • Telangana Gramin Bank and Andhra Pradesh Gramin Vikas Bank have launched digital saving account opening for new customers  through a video- KYC ( Know Your customer) process.
  • Delhi Airport once again emerged as the Best airport in ACI-ASQ award for 2020. 
  • Indian buisness tycoon and Asia’s Richest man  Mukesh Ambani continues to  top the Hurun India rich list 2021 with a net worth of $85 billion.
  • Anantpuram, Andhra Pradesh district has been chosen for the Prime Minister Kisan National Award as it completed 99.6 percent physical verification of the beneficiaries under the Pradhanmantri Kisan Samman Nidhi.  
  • Andhra Pradesh state government has launched “Padalandariki Illu” scheme ( housing for the poors).
  • Arup Kumar Goswami was sworn in the Chief Justice of  the Andhra Pradesh High court by Biswa Bhushan Harichandan. 
  • Andhra Pradesh state government has launched the ” Jagnanna Thodi” scheme to provide intrest free loan to small traders and artisans.
  • With NDB, Government of India has signed a loan agreement of upto USD 646 million for Andhra Pradesh roads and bridges reconstruction project and mandal connectivity  and rural connectivity improvement project.
  • The Air Force has conducted the,” Surface to air combined  guided weapon firing” exercise at Air Force station Suryalanka.
  • Export-import Bank of India (Exim Bank)has linked a USD 10.40 million loan deal with Eswatini, Switzerland for the construction of disaster recovery site. 
  • V K Sarswat member of NITI Ayog and former director general of DRDO has inaugurated a state of art center for Dron Research at Indian institute of technology Roorkee. 
  • Six times World champion Mary Kom has been appointed as the Chairperson of the International Boxing Association Champions and Veterans Committee.

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