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June 2022 Important Days with theme
|Day with Theme
|World Milk Day
Theme: Climate change crisis and how the dairy sector can reduce its impact on the planet.
|Global Day of Parents
Theme – “Family Awareness’, awareness internationally”
|Telangana Statehood Day
|International Sex Workers Day
|World Bicycle Day
|World Environment Day
Theme: “Only One Earth”
|World Food Safety Day
Theme – “Safer food, better health”
|World Oceans Day
Theme –“Revitalization: collective action for the ocean”
|World Brain Tumor Day
|World Accreditation Day (WAD)
Theme –Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environment
|Green Mizoram Day
|World Day against Child Labour
Theme – “Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour”
|International Albinism Awareness Day
Theme – “United in making our voice heard”
|World Blood Donor Day
Theme – “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”
|ASEAN Dengue Day
|World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)
Theme – “Combatting Elder Abuse”
|Global Wind Day
Theme: “Celebrate to enjoy the benefits of Wind energy and providing education to the individuals about the power and potential of wind energy to change the world”
|International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR)
Theme: “Recovery and resilience through digital and financial inclusion”
|World Day to Combat Drought and Desertification
Theme – “Rising up from drought together”
|World Sustainable Gastronomy Day
|Autistic Pride Day
|International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence
Theme: “Prevention as Protection: Enhancing structural and operational prevention of conflict-related sexual violence.’’
|National Reading Day
|World Sickle Cell Awareness Day
|World Sauntering Day
|World Refugee Day
Theme: “Together we heal, learn and shine”
|World Music Day (Fete de la Musique)
|International Yoga Day
Theme: “Yoga for Humanity”
|World Hydrography Day
|Longest Day of the year
|United Nations Public Service Day
|International Olympic Day
|World Public Service Day
|International Widows Day
Theme: “Sustainable Solutions for Widow’s Financial Independence”
|Day of the Seafarer
|World Vitiligo Day
|Anti Emergency day
|International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Theme: “Addressing drug challenges in health and humanitarian crises”
|International Day in Support of Victims and Nature
|UN Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day (MSME) Day
|National Statistics Day
|International Day of Tropics
|World Asteroid Day
Theme: “Small is beautiful.”
|International Day of Parliamentarism
Theme: “Public Engagement”
List of Appointments in June 2022
|Name of the Person
|Brand ambassador for Go Gas, Confidence
|Chairman of the telecom unit, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd
|Alok Kumar Choudhary
|MD of State Bank of India
|General Manager of Xiaomi India
|Amandeep Singh Gill
|UN Chief’s envoy on technology
|President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA)
|Whole-time member of the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
|CEO of Indian debt resolution company limited
|Dinkar Gupta(Senior IPS officer)
|Director General of the National Investigation Agency (NIA)
|Dr. Arati Prabhakar
|White House science adviser
|Dr. D J Pandian
|Director General of its India Regional Office in Gujarat International Finance Tec City (GIFT City)
|Colombia’s first left-wing president
|Hamza Abdi Barre
|PM of Somalia
|The New head of India operations of POCO
|Global President of its pet Nutrition Business
|IRS officer Nitin Gupta
|Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)
|Chairman of the Reliance conglomerate’s retail unit
|New Chief Operating Officer(COO) of Meta Platforms
|Justice Amjad Ahtesham Sayed
|Chief Justice of the Himachal Pradesh High Court
|Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai
|Next head of the Press Council of India (PCI)
|Justice Rashmin M Chhaya
|Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court
|Justice Satish Chandra Sharma
|Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court
|Justice Shinde Sambhaji Shiwaji
|Chief Justice of the Rajasthan High Court
|Justice Ujjal Bhuyan
|Chief Justice of the Telangana High Court
|Justice Vipin Sanghi
|Chief Justice of the Uttarakhand High Court
|Chief Operating Officer of Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance
|Director of the Asia and Pacific Department (APD)
|MD and CEO of Union Bank of India
|Mayank Kumar Agrawal
|CEO of Prasar Bharati
|President of the International Weightlifting Federation
|N J Ojha
|Full Time CFO of BharatPe
|MD & CEO of The National Assets Reconstruction Company Ltd
|MD for the India Cluster
|Pankaj R Patel
|Non Official director in the Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
|Part Time member of PFRDA
|CEO of NITI Aayog
|Head of the company’s newly set up entity TMRW which will acquire as well as incubate direct to consumer fashion and lifestyle brands
|MD & CEO of RBL Bank
|Radha Iyengar Plumb
|Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defense
|Director General of the National Informatics Center
|Chief Financial Officer of Coin Switch
|Chairman of the Advisory Committee overseeing AIFF
|S L Thaosen
|Director General of the Sahastra Seema Bal
|S Ruchira Kamboj
|Next Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations in New York
|Public Interest director to lead the world’s largest stock exchange BSE
|Lokayukta of Karnataka
|Shyam Saran(Former foreign secretary)
|Lead India International Centre
|CEO of Verizon Business
|Executive vice president and CEO of Verizon Business
|Venkat Nageswar Chalasani
|Member of the Advisory Committee of Srei Infrastructure Finance Limited (SIFL) and Srei Equipment Finance Limited (SEFL)
Awards and Honours in June 2022
|01 Best Content Award
|Radio Jockey Umar Nisar (RJ Umar) from South Kashmir
|2022 L’Oeil d’Or Award at Cannes Film Festival 2022
|Shaunak Sen’s documentary “All That Breathes”
|Dr. V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award
|Shri Sanjit Narwekar
|Golden Achievement Award by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and International Tennis Federation
|Golden Conch award for the Best Documentary Film at MIFF 2022
|“Turn Your Body to the Sun”
|Honorary Doctor of Literature Award by Maharashtra Government
|Kempegowda International Award
|S M Krishna, N R Narayana Murthy and Prakash Padukone
|Miss India Worldwide 2022
|National MSME Award 2022
|Queen’s Birthday Honors List in 2022
|Ahmed Salman Rushdie
|Radio4Child 2022 Awards(Immunization Champion award)
|Radio Jockey Umar Nisar (RJ Umar) from South Kashmir.
|SDG Pioneer for water stewardship by UNGC
|Daren Sammy(Former West Indies captain)
|Skytrax 2022 World Airport Awards
|Qatar’s Hamad International Airport (World’s Best Airport)
|Times Business Award 2022
|Rashmi Sahoo(Director of Ruchi Foodline)
|UIC International Sustainable Railway Awards (ISRA) in the category of “Best use of Zero_Carbon Technology”
|Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022
|Ruth Ozeki(for novel “The Book of Form and Emptiness”)
|World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Award 2022
IIFA awards 2022
The International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) was held in Abu Dhabi. This year the IIFA 2022 Awards was hosted by Salman Khan, Maniesh Paul, and Riteish Deshmukh.
List of the winners of IIFA 2022:
- Best Actor (Male): Vicky Kaushal (Sardar Udham)
- Best Actor (Female): Kriti Sanon (Mimi)
- Best Director: Vishnuvaradhan (Shershaah)
- Best Film: Shershaah
- Best Playback Singer Female: Asees Kaur for ‘Raataan Lambiyan’, (Shershaah)
- Best Playback Singer Male: Jubin Nautiyal for song ‘Raataan Lambiyan’, (Shershaah)
- Best Lyrics: Kausar Munir for ‘Lehra Do’, 83
- Best Music Direction: A R Rahman for Atrangi Re and Jasleen Royal, Javed-Mohsin, Vikram Montrose, B Praak, Jaani for Shershaah
- Best Male Debut: Ahan Shetty (Tadap)
- Best Female Debut: Sharvari Wagh (Bunty Aur Babli 2)
- Best Story Adapted: Kabir Khan, Sanjay Puran Singh Chauhan for 83
- Best Original Story: Ludo by Anurag Basu
- Best Supporting Actor Female: Sai Tamhankar (Mimi)
- Best Supporting Actor Male: Pankaj Tripathi (Ludo)
Books & Authors in June 2022
|“Business of Sports: The Winning Formula for Success”
|“Loktantra ke Swar’ and ‘The Republican Ethic
|Released by Dharmendra Pradhan & Anurag Thakur
|“Bhartiya Samvidhan: Ankahi Kahani”
|Released by Ram Bahadur Rai’s
|“Gautam Adani”: The Man Who Changed India”
|Dr Sonu Phogat
|“The Life and Times of George Fernandes”
List of Summits and Conferences in June 2022
|Name of the Summit
|World Economic Forum meet 2022
|“Alliance of CEO Climate Action Leaders India” has been created that will work towards fast-tracking decarbonization pathways during India’s net-zero journey.
|East Asia Summit
|Create leaders-led forum to exchange views on strategic issues in the Indo-Pacific.
|National Education Ministers’ Conference
|It will concentrate on the implementation of the National Education Policy 2020, school skilling, and digital projects such as the National Digital Education Architecture and the National Educational Technology Forum, among others.
|Rotary International Convention 2022
|To support these grassroots activities and to observe Yoga Day in big numbers all throughout the world.
|12th WTO Ministerial Conference
|The Ministerial Conference, which is attended by trade ministers and other senior officials from the organization’s 164 members, is the WTO’s highest decision-making body, and is generally held every two years.
|India-EU Security and Defence Consultations
|Discussions covered the evolving security situation in Europe, Indo-Pacific, and India’s neighbourhood.
|8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians
|To provides a platform for young MPs from across the world to exchange learn and define common and innovative strategies to advance youth empowerment.
|Industrial Decarbonization Summit 2022
|To improve our economy also protecting the environment.
|National summit on cyber security and National security
|To create mass awareness for the prevention of cyber crimes in the country.
|‘Vivatech 2020’ Conference
|It has been innovating at a rapid pace and now we have over 100 unicorns which reflects the scale and recognition of Indian ecosystems.
List of MoUs signed by India in June 2022
|Airtel Payments Bank with Muthoot Finance
|There will be no processing charge on the loan. Muthoot Finance will provide up to 75 percent of the pledged gold value as a loan.
|Bharat Electronics with Belarusian Company
|To build cooperation amongst the three companies for the supply of Airborne Defense Suite (ADS) for the Indian Air Force’s helicopters.
|BRICS PartNIR Innovation Center with a BRICS bank
|It is home to more than 40% of the worldwide population and a quarter of the global economy.
|India & Canada
|To strengthen bilateral collaboration on climate change, environmental preservation, and conservation.
|India & UN
|It also approved an agreement on cooperation in the field of youth work among the authorized bodies of the member states Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
|Israel & UAE
|To increase bilateral trade in goods and services, increase Israeli exports to the United Arab Emirates, and provide customs exemption on 96% of trade between the countries: food, agriculture, cosmetics, medical equipment, medication, and more.
|LinkedIn with United Nation’s Women
|To advance women’s economic empowerment
|PhonePe and Kotak General Insurance
|To offer motor insurance to PhonePe’s 380 million users, placing a significant bet on the digital distribution and direct-to-customer space.
|RailTel Corporation of India Ltd with Esri India
|To address the requirement of users in the government sector.
|Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) with SBI, BOB, PNB, and SIDBI
|The bank would provide financial help in the form of ease of doing business to investors in the UP Defense Industrial Corridor, according to the deal.
List of Sports Events in June 2022
French Open Tennis Grand Slam 2022
2022 French Open is the 126th Edition of the French Open Grand Slam Tennis Tournament.
It was held at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France from 22nd May to 5th June 2022.
|Rafael Nadal (Spain)
|Casper Ruud (Norwegian)
|Iga Swiatek (Poland)
|Coco Gauff (US)
Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands)
|Ivan Dodig (Croatian),&
Austin Krajicek (US)
|Kristina Mladenovic (France) &
Caroline Garcia (French),
|Jessica Pegula (US),&
Coco Gauff (US)
|Ena Shibahara (Japan),& Wesley Koolh (Netherlands)
|Ena Shibahara (Japan),
|Gilles-Arnaud Bailly (Begium)
|Lucie Havlickova (Czech)
|Solana Sierra (Argentina)
|Edas Butvilas (Lithuania) &
Mili Poljicak (Croatia)
|Gonzalo Bueno (Peru)
|Sara Bejlek(Czech) &
Lucie Havlickova (Czech)
|Nikola Bartunkova(Czech) &
Celine Naef (Switzerland)
|Wheelchair Men’s Singles
|Shingo Kunieda (Japan)
|Gustavo Fernandez (Argentina)
|Wheelchair Women’s Singles
|Diede de Groot (Netherland)
|Wheelchair Men’s Doubles
|Alfie Hewett (UK)&
Gordon Reid (UK)
|Wheelchair Women’s Doubles
|Diede de Groot (Netherland)
Aniek van Koot(Netherland)
Kgothatso Montjane (South Africa)
|Wheelchair Quad Singles
|Wheelchair Quad Doubles
|Sam Schroder(Netherland) &
|Heath Arthur Davidson(Austalia)&
Ymanitu Silva (Brazil)
IWF Youth World Championships 2022
IWF Youth World Championships held in Leon, Mexico from June to June 2022.
- Saanapathi Gurunaidu-Gold in weightlifting (Men’s 55 kilogramme category)
- Vijay Prajapati– silver medals(weightlifting)
- Akansha Kishor Vyavhare– silver medals(weightlifting)
- Women’s T20 Challenge 2022 was won by IPL Supernovas to defeat IPL Velocity.
- FIFA World Cup 2026 :- FIFA, announced Matches for the 2026 World Cup will be held in 11 US cities as well as three host sites in Mexico and two in Canada, soccer’s world governing body. The 16 host cities will be: Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Guadalajara, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Miami, Monterrey, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, and Vancouver.
- Sekar Dhanalakshmi Ace sprinter won 200m gold at the Qosanov Memorial Athletics.
- Novak Djokovic became the first player in history to win 80 matches in all four Grand Slams when he defeated Kwon Soon-woo 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court his 80th win in Wimbledon.
- Tokyo Olympian Deepak Punia won a bronze medal after defeating Maksat Satybaldy (Kyrgyzstan) in the 86kg freestyle weight category at the U23 Asian wrestling championships 2022 in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
- Ranji Trophy title:- Madhya Pradesh won their maiden Ranji Trophy title beating Mumbai by 6 wickets in the final at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
- FIFA world rankings:-The Indian football team gained two places to jump to 104th in the latest FIFA world rankings released. Brazil remained on top.
- Olympic gold medallist, Sydney McLaughlin broke her own women’s 400 metres hurdles world record at the U.S. championships in Eugene, Oregon, winning the final in 51.41 seconds.
- Rumeli Dhar, the India seam-bowling allrounder has announced her retirement from international cricket, at the age of 38.
- Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra set a new national record as he threw 30 metres at the Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland.
- Indian women’s Wrestling team has won five medals in the Under-17 Asian Championship title with a total of eight gold at Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
- Formula 1 Grand Prix De Monaco 2022: Red Bull racing driver Sergio Perez (Mexican)
- The Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia launched the National Air Sport policy 2022 (NASP 2022). The vision of NASP 2022 is to make India one of the top sports nations by 2023. The policy ensures to provide safe, affordable, accessible, enjoyable, and sustainable air sports in India.
- Indian women’s cricket team captain, Mithali Raj (39 years old), hailing from Jodhpur, Rajasthan, announced her retirement from all forms of International cricket.
- Rahul Srivatshav P of Telangana has become India’s 74th Grandmaster 9th Cattolica Chess Festival 2022 in Italy.
- Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Azerbaijan Formula One Grand Prix 2022
- The 2022 Indonesia Masters badminton tournament (officially known as the Daihatsu Indonesia Masters) took place at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno, Jakarta, Indonesia.
June 2022 Scheme, App & Campaign
- The Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) has been extended for another five years until FY26 from 2021-22 to 2025-26
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released the benefits of the PM CARES for Children scheme for children who lost their parents due to the Covid-19 pandemic. PM Modi has promised Rs 4,000 a month for basic needs, financial support for schooling, scholarship for higher education, and free treatment up to Rs 5 lakh.
- Instagram has launched an ‘alert’ feature to help find missing children.
- “SHRESHTA”Scheme: Union Minister of social Justice and empowerment Virendra Kumar has launched the Scheme “SHRESHTA” Scheme for residential education for students in High school in Targeted Areas. The Scheme for Residential Education for Students in Targeted Areas (SHRESHTA) has the objective to provide quality education and opportunities for the poorest.
- Har Ghar Dastak 2.0 was relaunched by the government of India to facilitate the vaccination process in all the states of India and the union territories from 1st June to 31st July 2022.
- FRUITS software:-The Karnataka government has launched ‘The Farmer Registration & Unified Beneficiary Information System’ or FRUITS software for Aadhar-based, single-window registration for the schemes. FRUITS software will facilitate single registration using an Aadhar card and Karnataka’s Bhoomi digitized land record system for authenticating ownership.
- Ennum Ezhuthum scheme:- Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, MK Stalin launched the Ennum Ezhuthum scheme to bridge the learning gap that was caused due to the COVID pandemic among students aged below eight. The scheme aims to ensure foundational literacy and numeracy by 2025.
- “MEDISEP” scheme:- Kerala state government has issued a medical insurance “MEDISEP” scheme for government employees and pensioners and the deduction of premium from the salary of June 2022 and pension of July 2022.
- Union Railway Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw has launched “StartUps for Railways”, an important initiative in the field of innovation. Aiming at bringing about innovative solutions to problems like rail fracture, reduction of time between two trains, and other passenger-related issues.
- Rashtriya Puruskar Portal was developed by the Union Government to encourage openness and public partnership.
- Anchal Abhiyan:- A Special Health Care Abhiyan ‘Anchal’ has been launched in the Karauli district in Rajasthan for pregnant women. More than 13 thousand women have benefited from this Abhiyan.
- YSR Yantra Seva Scheme :-Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has launched YSR Yantra Seva Scheme to distribution of tractors and combine harvesters at Chuttugunta Centre in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
- Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy launched the ‘14400’ app developed by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB). This app is customized for people to register corruption-related complaints against officials in the state.
- PM Narendra Modi inaugurated The new office complex for the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, “Vanijya Bhawan,” and the “National Import-Export Record for Yearly Analysis of Trade” (NIRYAT) portal, which will provide data on India’s international trade.
- NCAP (New Car Assessment Program):-Union minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari has approved the Draft GSR Notification to introduce Bharat NCAP (New Car Assessment Program), wherein automobiles in India shall be accorded Star Ratings based upon their performance in Crash Tests.
- National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) has launched an online portal to simplify the process of recognition of teacher education programs in higher education institutions. The applications for the recently launched four-year integrated teacher education programmes (ITEP) applications will be processed on this portal.
- NABARDChairman Dr. GR Chintala has launched the “My Pad My Right programme”, in Leh.
- Housing and Urban Affairs Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri has launched an innovative project National Initiative for Promoting Upskilling of Nirman workers (NIPUN) in New Delhi. NIPUN is an initiative of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under its flagship scheme of the Deendayal.
Obituaries in June 2022
|Name of the Personality
|Santoor maestro and Padma Shri awardee
|Chief BHIM Singh
|Founder and chief patron of the Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party
|Noted lyricist, Author, and Journalist
|Dr. V Krishnamurthy
|Former Chairman of public sector undertakings such as Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), and Steel Authority of India (SAIL)
|Gopi Chand Narang
|Renowned Urdu scholar, linguist, theorist, literary critic, and former Chairperson of Sahitya Akademi Professor
|Two time Olympian, and a double Asian Games gold medallist
|Xerox Holding CEO
|Krishnakumar Kunnath (KK)
|Famous Bollywood Singer
|Sony ex CEO
|Shapoorji Pallonji group chairman and billionaire industrialist
|Olympic Medallist and Hockey World Cup winner
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