Static GK based on Current Affairs

1. India’s first 100 percent women-owned ‘FLO (FICCI Ladies Organisation) Industrial Park (FIP)’ in Hyderabad, Telangana powered by Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) Ladies Organisation (FLO) in partnership with Telangana government.

➤ About Telangana – 

● C.M. – K. Chandrashekar Rao

● Governor – Tamilisai Soundararajan

● Capital – Hyderabad

➤ National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuary – 

● Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park

● Mahaveer Harina Vanasthali National Park

● Mrugavani National Park

● Nehru Zoological Park

● Pakhal Lake & Wildlife Sanctuary

● Pocharam Dam & Wildlife Sanctuary

● Eturnagaram Sanctuary

● Kinnerasani Wildlife Sanctuary

2. Centre Constitutes National Dam Safety Authority for dam-related safety, disasters, resolve inter-state issues.

➤ About National Dam Safety Authority – 

● It has been constituted that seeks to maintain standards related to dam safety, prevent dam-related disasters and resolve inter-state issues related to dams.

● The Centre also constituted a 22-member National Committee on Dam Safety which is headed by the Chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC)(Present Chairman – R.K. Sinha) under the Ministry of Jal Shakti.

➤ About Ministry of Jal Shakthi:

● Union Minister – Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (Constituency – Jodhpur, Rajasthan)

● Minister of state – Prahlad Singh Patel (Constituency – Damoh, Madhya Pradesh); Bishweswar Tudu (Constituency – Mayurbhanj, Odisha)

3. India’s largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha is being constructed in Bodh Gaya, Bihar.

● The statue is being built by Buddha International Welfare Mission. 

➤ About Bihar – 

● C.M. – Nitish Kumar

● Governor – Phagu Chauhan

● Capital – Patna

➤ National Parks & Wildlife Sanctuary – 

● Valmiki National Park

● Palamau Tiger Reserve

● Rajgir Wildlife Sanctuary

● Hazaribagh Wildlife Sanctuary

● Bhimbandh Sanctuary

● Udhwa Lake Bird Sanctuary

● Topchanchi Wildlife Sanctuary

4. Dr. Jitendra Singh Releases Booklet ‘WISE-KIRAN: At a Glance’ on “75 Success Stories” from the Women Scientists Scheme of DST.

➤ Recent Released Book & Their Authors – 

● Beyond Religion: Ethics for a Whole World – Dalai Lama

● I Witness: Partial Observations – Kapil Sibal

● The Art of Living: A Guide to Contentment, Joy, and Fulfilment – Dalai Lama

● Pax Indica: India and the world of the 21st Century  – Dr. Shashi Tharoor

● The Day I Stopped Drinking Milk  – Sudha Murthy

● A Better India: A Better World – NR Narayana Murthy

● India: My Beloved – Dominique Lapierre

● Dare to Do: For the New Generation  – Kiran Bedi

● Kashmir: The Unwritten History – Christopher Snedden

5. The Government of Karnataka launched Women@Work (W@W) Programme, as an attempt to create an equitable, inclusive and equal world for women in workplaces at an event organized jointly by the Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (KDEM), KTECH and the Karnataka Skill Development Corporation.

➤ About Karnataka – 

● C.M. – Basavaraj Bommai

● Governor – Thaawar Chand Gehlot

● Capital – Bangalore

➤ National Parks – 

● Bannerghatta National Park

● Bandipur National Park

● Nagarhole National Park

● Kudremukh National Park

● Anshi National Park

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