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Edureify, the best learning AI app compiles daily as well as weekly current affairs for all the candidates preparing for different government exams such as WBCSIBPS, SBI, RRB, etc. Weekly current affairs help in revision and you can get a week’s news in one place. The weekly current affairs in English will help you in realizing all the current affairs which you have read every day as a part of daily current affairs.

Let us have a look at this week’s (27th June 2022- 02nd July 2022) current affairs. Also, download the Weekly Current Affairs Insight 27th-June-2022 to 2nd-July-2022 Pdf and make your revision stronger. 

Top Highlights from 27th June 2022.

1)Scholarship for PM CARE Children: Specifics and Goals

  • In this piece, we’ve drawn attention to the PM CARE scholarship programme that the prime minister recently announced.
  • On May 29, 2021, the honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the commencement of the PM CARE Children’s programme. To help children who have lost both of their parents, guardians, adoptive parents, or surviving parents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, this programme was launched in February 2020.

2)SRS data show that India’s life expectancy increased to 69.7

  • The sample registration system (SRS) figures show that India’s life expectancy at birth increased to 69.7 from 2016 to 2019. Data from the population survey were made public.
  • Contents Key Findings: Urban Divide and Life Expectancy at Birth Major Findings After ten years, India’s life expectancy at birth has increased. It is still below the average for the world, though.

3)The first RBI-licensed PPI, OmniCard, launches cash withdrawal at all ATMs in India.

  • OmniCard, a provider of payment solutions, has announced that it has launched cash withdrawal using a RuPay-powered card from any ATM nationwide, making it the first RBI-licensed PPI (prepaid payment instrument) to do so.
  • OmniCard, a supplier of payment solutions, revealed that it became the first PPI (prepaid).

Current Affairs from 28/06/2022

1)The renowned UN Public Service Award was given to the Odisha “Mo Bus” Service.

  • A top United Nations award has been given to Mo Bus, an Odisha-based public transportation company, in recognition of its contributions and efforts in aiding the world’s Covid19 recovery.

2) June 28 is Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises Day.

  • The 28th of June is recognised as Micro-Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day to honour these businesses’ potential and their contribution to boosting economies. The purpose of the day is to increase public awareness of MSMEs’ contributions to sustainable development and global economic prosperity.

Top Daily Current Affairs of 29/06/2022

1)Dr. V Krishnamurthy, the father of Indian PSUs, dies away

  • Dr. V. Krishnamurthy, a former chairman of public sector organisations like Maruti Udyog (now Maruti Suzuki), Steel Authority of India (SAIL), and Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), passed away.

2) The Kerala State Government will introduce the “MEDISEP” programme

  • The state government of Kerala has given directives for the implementation of the “MEDISEP” medical insurance programme which will help all the lower-income groups across the states.
  • The Kerala State Government has issued instructions pertaining to the implementation of the “MEDISEP” medical insurance programme for public employees and retirees as well as the deduction of premiums from June 2022 salaries and July 2022 pensions.

Top Highlights of 30/06/2022

1) T-hub is launched by the Telangana government

  • Ratan Tata, a businessman, applauded the Telangana government’s most recent T-Hub opening in Hyderabad.
  • Tata Sons chairman emeritus welcomed Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekhar Rao on the opening of the new T-hub facility in Hyderabad, which will significantly improve the startup ecosystem in India.

2) The National MSME Award 2022’s top prize goes to the Odisha government.

  • The Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Department of Odisha won the top prize in the category “National MSME Award 2022 to States/UTs for extraordinary contribution to the promotion and development of MSME Sector” as a result of several initiatives made for the growth of MSMEs. Bihar and Haryana, in that order, finished second and third.

3)Iran and Argentina apply to join the BRICS club alongside China and Russia.

  • Iran has submitted an application to join the BRICS, a grouping of emerging countries. Iran’s involvement in the BRICS group.
  • Argentina had also made a bid for membership. Argentina’s president, Alberto Fernandez, recently reaffirmed his nation’s intention to join the BRICS. Fernandez is currently travelling in Europe.

Top Highlights of 01st July 2022

1) Payroll Automation for Monthly Allowance Payment (PADMA)

  • The Indian Coast Guard has established a fully computerised Pay & Allowances mechanism.
  • The CGDA observed that in an effort to ensure specialised services, reduce manual intervention at every level, and strongly promote e-government, the government has supported Digital India.

2) Bajaj Allianz launched the first “Global Health Care” programme in the industry.

  • The launch of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance’s distinctive Global Health Care health insurance programme was announced by one of the major private general insurers in India.
  • Global Health Care is a comprehensive health indemnity insurance product that provides policyholders with seamless coverage for both domestic and foreign (outside of India) medical providers for both planned and emergency care (within India).

3) Launch of the Dak Karmayogi E-Learning Platform

  • The Dak Karmayogi E-learning Platform was introduced by Shri Devusinh Chauhan, minister of state for communications, and Shri Ashwini Vaishnav, minister of communication, railroads, electronics, and IT.

Top Highlights of 02nd July 2022

1) Ferdinand Marcos Jr. takes the oath of office as Philippine p

  • President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. was sworn in as the 17th President of the Philippines on May 9 after winning the election with 31.6 million votes.
  • He took the oath in front of Supreme Court Justice Alexander Gesmundo at the National Museum of Fine Arts in Manila. On June 19, Sara Duterte Carpio, the former President’s daughter and campaign mate, took the oath of office.

2)Attorney General KK Venugopal Has Been Reappointed For Three Months.

  • K.K. Venugopal, the country’s attorney general (A-G), has been reappointed for another three months in that position.
  • Following a plea from the administration, Mr Venugopal, whose current one-year term expires on June 30, consented to a brief term.

3) Around 122 Unicorn cities will be there in India in the upcoming 2 to 3 years. 

  • India is expected to have 122 new unicorns in the next 2-4 years, per the Hurun Research Institute’s report, Hurun India Future Unicorn Index 2022.
  • These potential unicorns are currently valued at 49 billion US dollars overall. A startup is referred to as a unicorn when its valuation reaches $1 billion USD.

This was the wrap-up of weekly current affairs (27th June 2022 to 02nd July 2022) and also attend the daily current affairs quiz

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