Current Affairs for SSC CGL Exams - 12 June 2022

SSC CGL Current Affairs

Current Affairs for SSC CGL Exams - 12 June 2022


Uttar Pradesh Defense Industrial Corridor

  • Uttar Pradesh is the fourth largest state in India and the third largest economy within the country.
  • With a population of more than 200 million, UP has the highest number of available labour force and is one of the top five manufacturing states in India.
  • The state also ranks first in terms of number of MSMEs in the country and ranks 2nd in EODB.
  • Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor (UP DIC)is an aspirational project that intends to reduce
  • foreign dependency of Indian Aerospace & Defence Sector.


UNCTAD World Investment Report released

  • The World Investment Report focuses on trends in foreign direct investment (FDI) worldwide, at the regional and country levels and emerging measures to improve its contribution to development.
  • It also provides analysis on global value chains and the operations of multinational enterprises, with special attention to their development implications.
  • Overviews of the report are available in all official UN languages.
  • Every issue of the Report has:
  • Analysis of the trends in FDI during the previous year, with especial emphasis on the development implications.
  • Ranking of the largest transnational corporations in the world.
  • In-depth analysis of a selected topic related to FDI.
  • Policy analysis and recommendations.
  • Statistical annex with data on FDI flows and stocks at the country level.


PM Modi inaugurates development projects worth over Rs 3,000 crore under Gujarat GauravAbhiyan

  • Prime Minister NarendraModi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple development initiatives over three thousand crore rupees in Gujarat. This includes the inauguration of seven projects, foundation stone laying for 12 projects and BhumiPujan for 14 projects.
  • Addressing the gathering during ‘Gujarat GauravAbhiyan’ at Khudvel, a tribal region in Navsari, Prime Minister said, these projects will bring ease of living to Surat, Navsari, Valsad and Tapi districts of South Gujarat. He said, these projects will help in improving the water supply in the region, along with boosting connectivity and enhancing the ease of living.
  • MrModi said, continuous welfare and projects of development have been part of his governance style for long and these projects are aimed for the welfare of people and GaribKalyan and are way beyond any electoral consideration. He said that children of the tribal communities should get all the possible opportunities and noted their qualities of cleanliness, wisdom, organization and discipline. Education in the mother tongue, even for technical courses like medical and engineering, will open chances for OBC, tribal children, he said.
  • Mr. Modi said the pride of Gujarat is the rapid and inclusive development in the last two decades and a new aspiration born out of this development. The Prime Minister said in the last eight years, following the Mantra of 'SabkaSaath, SabkaVikas', his government has laid the utmost emphasis on the welfare of the poor, on providing basic facilities to the poor.
  • He said, the government has embarked upon the programme of 100 per cent empowerment of the poor through saturation of the welfare schemes. Mr. Modi said,  the government has succeeded in linking many new segments of people and regions with the development process and aspirations.  The Prime Minister said, lives are changing through infrastructure, education, business, connectivity related schemes in the most far-flung areas.


A chess knight named 'Thambi' was unveiled as the mascot of the 44th Chess Olympiad in Chennai in July-August 2022

  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin unveiled the mascot and the logo named ‘Thambi’ for FIDE Chess Olympiad in Chennai last evening.  ‘Thambi’ in Tamil means younger brother. The international event will be held at Mamallapuram near Chennai from 28th July to August 10.  Over two thousand players from 186 countries will be taking part in the event. The biggest ever contingent from India is playing in this edition.
  • AIR correspondent reports that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has tweeted saying it is an absolute honour for Chennai to host the 44th Chess Olympiad.
  • The Chess Olympiad torch will soon be taken around all the states in the country before being lit in the venue on the inaugural day of the event.

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