Static GK based on Current Affairs February 28

Static GK based on Current Affairs

1. According to the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MoNRE), Tamil Nadu (TN) has achieved the first position in overall installed renewable energy capacity in India surpassing Karnataka (KN). 

➤ About Tamil Nadu – 

● C.M. – M. K. Stalin

● Governor – R. N. Ravi

● Capital – Chennai

➤ National Parks – 

● Mudumalai National Park

● Mukurthi National Park

● Indira Gandhi National Park / Annamalai National Park

● Guindy National Park

● Gulf Of Mannar Marine National Park


2. The latest edition of Indian Navy’s multilateral exercise ‘MILAN 2022’ commenced in Visakhapatnam.

● Aim – To smooth operational skills, imbibe best practices and procedures, and enable doctrinal learning in the maritime domain, through professional interaction between friendly navies.

● Participation 2022 – MILAN 22 witnesses participation of more than 40 countries with focus on exercises at sea including exercises in surface, sub-surface, and air domains and weapon firings.

➤ Important Indian Navy Exercises – 

● Varuna 2021: India-France Naval Exercise

● SITMEX 2020: India, Singapore, and Thailand hold Naval Exercise

● Za’ir-Al-Bahr (Roar of the Sea) – the Indian and Qatar Naval Forces

● INDRA NAVY maritime exercise – India and Russia

● Konkan 18: India, UK naval exercise held in Goa

● ‘Samudra Shakti’ – India-Indonesia naval exercise

● CORPAT – India-Indonesia naval exercise


  1. The Ministry of Education (MoE) launched a campaign named ‘’Bhasha Certificate Selfie’ to encourage cultural diversity and promote multilingualism and promote the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.

➤ Important Schemes Launched By Indian Government –

● Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Nidhi

● National Digital Health Mission

● Intensified Mission Indradhanush 3.0

● Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration (SPARC)

● Shikshav Parv Initiative

● Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna

● Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna


4. BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL), a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure commissioned India’s first ‘Smart Managed EV (Electric Vehicle) Charging Station’ in New Delhi.

Highlights:

● The project is supported by Nordic Innovation, an organization promoted by the governments of Nordic countries, and executed by Fortum Charge & Drive.

Nordic countries-Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland,  Iceland, Greenland.

➤ About New Delhi – 

● C.M. – Arvind Kejriwal 

● Lt.Governor – Anil Baijal

➤ National Park – 

● National Zoological Park

● Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary

● Deer Park


5. National Science Day is celebrated every year on February 28 to mark and recognise the contributions of scientists towards the development of the country.

● On this day, in 1928, Indian Physicist Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman made an important discovery in the field of spectroscopy, which was later named after him – the Raman Effect.

● For his work, CV Raman was awarded the prestigious Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930.

● Theme – The theme of National Science Day 2022 is ‘Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future’.

➤ Important Days of February – 

● 1 February – Indian Coast Guard Day

● 2 February – World Wetlands Day

● 4 February – World Cancer Day

● 4 February – Surajkund Crafts Mela

● 5 February to 13 February- Kala Ghoda Festival

● 6 February – International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

● 10 February – National De-Worming Day

● 11 February – World Day of the Sick

● 11 February – International Day of Women and Girls in Science

● 12 February – Darwin Day

● 12 February – National Productivity Day

● 13 February – World Radio Day

● 20 February – World Day of Social Justice

● 21 February – International Mother Language Day

● 22 February – World Scout Day

●24 February – Central Excise Day

● 27 February – World NGO Day

●28 February – National Science Day

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