Static GK based on Current Affairs March 4

Static GK based on Current Affairs

1. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) launched the 7th consecutive edition of Swachh Survekshan (SS) 2022, the world’s largest urban cleanliness survey. 

➤ Important Schemes Launched by Government –

● Shikshav Parv Initiative

● Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna

● Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna

● DDU Grameen Kaushalya Yojna

● Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna

● PM SVANIDI

● Swachh Sarvekshan 2021

● Rashtriya Swachhta Kendra


  1. The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) launched the ‘Stree Manoraksha Project’ in collaboration with National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru, Karnataka with an aim to improve the mental health of women in India.

➤ About Karnataka –

● C.M. – Basavaraj Bommai

● Governor – Thaawar Chand Gehlot

● Capital – Bangalore

➤ National Parks – 

● Nagarhole National Park

● Bandipur National Park

● Anshi National Park

● Bannerghatta National Park

● Kudremukh National Park

● Mudumalai National Park

● Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary 


3. Bharti AXA Life Insurance, appointed  National Award-winning actress Vidya Balan as its Brand Ambassador.

➤ Appointed Brand Ambassador of Government Schemes –

● Amitabh Bachchan – City Compost Campaign, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Pulse Polio

● Baba Ramdev – Brand Ambassador of yoga and Ayurveda in Haryana

● Dia Mirza – Swachh Saathi

● Sanjay Dutt – Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Ambassador

● Madhuri Dixit – MAA- Mothers Absolute Affection’

● Nawazuddin Siddiqui – UP farmers’ scheme Samajwadi Kisan Bima Yojna

● PV Sindhu Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF)


4. The United Nations(UN)’s World Wildlife Day is annually observed across the globe on 3rd March to celebrate and create awareness about the importance of wild fauna and flora.

● Theme – The theme of World Wildlife Day 2022 is “Recovering key species for ecosystem restoration”.

➤ Important Days of March – 

● 1 March – Zero Discrimination Day

● 1 March – World Civil Defence Day

● 3 March – World Wildlife Day

● 4 March – National Safety Day

● 8 March – International Women’s Day

● 10 March – CISF Raising Day

● 12 March – Mauritius Day

● 14 March – International Day of Action for Rivers

● 15 March – World Consumer Rights Day

● 16 March – National Vaccination Day

● 20 March – International Day of Happiness

● 21 March – World Forestry Day

● 21 March – World Down Syndrome Day

● 22 March – World Water Day

● 23 March – World Meteorological Day

● 24 March – World Tuberculosis (TB) Day

● 27 March – World Theatre Day


5. Indian Para Archer, Pooja Jatyan (World Rank 21) won the silver medal in Recurve Women Open at the Dubai 2022 World Archery Para Championships (13th edition of the World Archery Para Championships), held at Dubai Club for People of Determination, Dubai, United Arab Emirates(UAE).

● She became the first Indian to win a silver medal in Individual Category in a Para Championships. Pooja Jatyan hails from Gurugram, Haryana.

● Indian compound para archers Shyam Sundar Swami (World Rank 20) and Jyoti Baliyan (World Rank 28) have won silver in the compound mixed team event at the 13th World Archery Para Championships.

➤ About Dubai – 

● P.M. – Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

● Capital – Abu Dhabi

● Currency – United Arab Emirates dirham

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