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Daily Current Affairs 21st November 2021 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 21st November 2021 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 21st November 2021 For All Government Examinations

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Indore wins ‘Cleanest City’ title for fifth consecutive time under Swachh Survekshan    

The President of India Ram Nath Kovind felicitated the awardees of the cleanest cities of India at the ‘Swachh Amrit Mahotsav’ hosted as part of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0 by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. The award ceremony, organized to recognize the good work done for Swachhata by towns/ cities, States and Union Territories under various initiatives of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban), viz. Swachh Survekshan 2021, Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge, and certifications for Garbage Free Star rating for cities – saw more than 300 awards under various categories being given away through the day.

For the fifth consecutive year, Indore was awarded the title of India’s Cleanest City under Swachh Survekshan, while Surat and Vijayawada bagged the second and third spots respectively in the ‘more than 1 lakh population’ category. 

In the population category of ‘less than 1 lakh’, Vita, Lonavala and Sasvad, all from Maharashtra, bagged the first, second and third positions respectively. Varanasi emerged as the ‘Best Ganga Town’ while Ahmedabad Cantonment won the title of ‘India’s Cleanest Cantonment’, followed by Meerut Cantonment and Delhi Cantonment. In the category of ‘Fastest Mover’, Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) emerged as the ‘Fastest Mover City’ (in the ‘more than 1 lakh population’ category) with a
jump of 274 ranks from 361st position in the 2020 rankings to the 87th position this year, thus securing a place among the top 100 cities.

States Awards in Swachh Survekshan Ranking 2021

In the State awards, Chhattisgarh, for the third consecutive year emerged as the ‘Cleanest State’ in the category of “more than 100 Urban Local Bodies” while Jharkhand, for the second time, won the Cleanest State award in the “less than 100 ULBs category”. Karnataka and Mizoram became the ‘Fastest Mover States’ in the big (more than 100 ULBs) and small (less than 100 ULBs) state category respectively.

Maharashtra has successfully bagged a total of 92 awards, the highest by any State in this year’s Survekshan, followed by Chhattisgarh with 67 awards. Additionally, under the Prerak Daaur Samman, a new performance category introduced under Swachh Survekshan 2021, five cities – Indore, Surat, Navi Mumbai, New Delhi Municipal Council and Tirupati were categorized as ‘Divya’ (Platinum).

This year’s Survekshan, participated by 4,320 cities, also saw an unprecedented number of citizens’ feedback – over 5 crores, compared to 1.87 cores last year. SS 2021 has also helped identify over 6,000 innovations and best practices in sanitation and waste management from across urban India.

Swachh Survekshan Ranking 2021: Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge

The second session of today’s event was dedicated to Safaimitras, the frontline soldiers of Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban. Commemorating World Toilet Day (19 November), this session saw the top performers under the first ever Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge being recognized. Indore, Navi Mumbai, Nellore and Dewas emerged as the top performers, across different population categories among 246 participating cities in the Safaimitra Suraksha Challenge, launched last year by MoHUA to eradicate human fatalities from hazardous cleaning of sewers and septic tanks. Among the States, Chhattisgarh and Chandigarh bagged the award for best performing State and Union Territory under the Challenge.

Swachh Survekshan Ranking 2021: Garbage Free India under SBM-U 2.0

The vision of a Garbage Free India under SBM-U 2.0 was given further impetus by announcing the results of 3-star and 5-star rated cities under the Star Rating Protocol of Garbage Free Cities. A total of 9 cities – Indore, Surat, New Delhi Municipal Council, Navi Mumbai, Ambikapur, Mysuru, Noida, Vijayawada and Patan- have been certified as 5 star cities while 143 cities have been certified as 3 star. The Star Rating Protocol of Garbage Free Cities was introduced as a SMART framework by MoHUA in 2018, to holistically evaluate cities across solid waste management parameters. In 2018, only 56 cities were awarded certification on some star rating. This year, the number has gone up manifold with 2,238 cities applying for the assessment.

Veterans actress Hema Malini conferred Indian Film Personality of the Year Award at 52nd IFFI 2021  

In recognition of her outstanding contribution to the world of cinema, the 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India, Goa conferred the Indian Personality of the Year Award on Hema Malini, a two-time Parliamentarian and veteran actress, dancer, producer and director of Hindi cinema.

About as Veterans actress Hema Malini

Hema Malini was born in Tamil Nadu and she made her acting debut in 1963 with the Tamil film Idhu Sathiyam. She entered the Hindi cinema with a bang as the lead actress of Sapno Ka Saudagar in 1968. After that, there was no looking back and she acted in over 150 films like Sholay, Seeta Aur Geeta, Satte pe Satta and Baghban, among many others.

A doyen of Hindi Cinema, Hema Malini was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2000. She has also served as the Chairperson of the National Film Development Corporation.

Hungarian Filmmaker Istvan Szabo conferred with Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award at IFFI 52  

Noted Hungarian Filmmaker Istvan Szabo has been conferred the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award by the 52nd International Film Festival of India, at the opening ceremony held in Goa today, November 20, 2021.

For his outstanding contribution to World cinema, Istvan Szabo has been honored with the award at IFFI 52, which will come to a grand closing on November 28, 2021.

Key Highlights

An extraordinary artist, Istvan Szabo achieved international success with his film Mephisto in the year 1981. The film is the first Hungarian film to have won an Oscar for the Best Foreign Language Film. His movies broke the barrier of language and touched viewers’ hearts everywhere around the world.

Hollywood filmmaker Martin Scorsese has also been conferred the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI 52 Opening Ceremony 2021.

About  Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement award

Satyajit Ray is considered as one of the pioneers of the modern cinema and he is revered by cine-buffs across the world. His works like The Apu Trilogy and The Music Room cemented his footing in the history of Indian cinema and remain classics till date.

Satyajit Ray was ray in the world of cinema which lights up a million minds and a billion cinematic ideas even today. As we celebrate 75 years of India’s independence and 100 years of the legendary filmmaker, it has been decided that IFFI’s Lifetime Achievement Award will henceforth be called the Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award.

Ayush Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announces major initiatives to push AYUSH in Northeast  

The Union Minister of Ayush and Ports, Shipping & Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal, announced a slew of major initiatives for promotion of AYUSH in Arunachal Pradesh. This is in continuation to the focused approach to develop the AYUSH sector in the entire northeast.

Key Highlights

  • A new Ayurveda College with 30 seats to be established at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh
  • A new Ayurveda Hospital with 60 beds to be established at Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh
  • Sum of Rs 53.72 Crores to be invested for creation of new infrastructure within NEIAFMR campus in Arunachal Pradesh
  • New direct employment for 86 posts to be created to facilitate this initiative

Food Corporation of India's first state-of-art laboratory inaugurated in Gurugram  

Food Corporation of India (FCI) under Department of Food and Public Distribution (DFPD) has developed its first state-of-art laboratory for in house testing of food grain samples. Ashwini Kumar Choubey Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution inaugurated the ‘Quality Control Laboratory’ at Institute of Food Security (IFS), FCI, Gurugram (Haryana).

Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, inaugurated the North-East Education Conclave in Guwahati 

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan along with the Chief Minister of Assam Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma today inaugurated the North-East Education Conclave at Guwahati Medical College & Hospital Auditorium at Guwahati organized by Department of Education, Government of Assam and Shankardev Education and Research Foundation (SERF).

India’s COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 116.50 Cr; Recovery Rate currently at 98.30%

With the administration of 67,25,970 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded116.50 Cr (1,16,50,55,210) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.

The recovery of 12,329 patients in the last 24 hours has increased the cumulative tally of recovered patients (since the beginning of the pandemic) to 3,39,22,037.

Consequently, India’s recovery rate stands at 98.30%.10,488 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The Active Caseload presently stands at 1,22,714.Active cases presently constitute 0.36% of the country's total Positive Cases, which is lowest since March 2020.

The Weekly Positivity Rate at 0.94% remains less than 2% for the last 58 days now. The Daily Positivity rate reported to be 0.98%. The daily Positivity rate has remained below 2% for the last 48 days and below 3% for 83 consecutive days now.

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