In this post, I provide an important June 2022 Current Affairs PDF.
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June 2022 Important Days with theme
|Date||Day with Theme|
|1st June||World Milk Day
Theme: Climate change crisis and how the dairy sector can reduce its impact on the planet.
|1st June||Global Day of Parents
Theme – “Family Awareness’, awareness internationally”
|2nd June||Telangana Statehood Day|
|2nd June||International Sex Workers Day|
|3rd June||World Bicycle Day|
|5th June||World Environment Day
Theme: “Only One Earth”
|7th June||World Food Safety Day
Theme – “Safer food, better health”
|8th June||World Oceans Day
Theme –“Revitalization: collective action for the ocean”
|8th June||World Brain Tumor Day|
|9th June||World Accreditation Day (WAD)
Theme –Accreditation: Sustainability in Economic Growth and the Environment
|11th June||Green Mizoram Day|
|12th June||World Day against Child Labour
Theme – “Universal Social Protection to End Child Labour”
|13th June||International Albinism Awareness Day
Theme – “United in making our voice heard”
|14th June||World Blood Donor Day
Theme – “Donating blood is an act of solidarity. Join the effort and save lives”
|15th June||ASEAN Dengue Day|
|15th June||World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)
Theme – “Combatting Elder Abuse”
|15th June||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”
|16th June||International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR)
Theme: “Recovery and resilience through digital and financial inclusion”
|17th June||World Day to Combat Drought and Desertification
Theme – “Rising up from drought together”
|18th June||World Sustainable Gastronomy Day|
|18th June||Autistic Pride Day|
|19th June||International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence
Theme: “Prevention as Protection: Enhancing structural and operational prevention of conflict-related sexual violence.’’
|19th June||National Reading Day|
|19th June||World Sickle Cell Awareness Day|
|19th June||World Sauntering Day|
|20th June||World Refugee Day
Theme: “Together we heal, learn and shine”
|21st June||World Music Day (Fete de la Musique)|
|21st June||International Yoga Day
Theme: “Yoga for Humanity”
|21st June||World Hydrography Day|
|21st June||Longest Day of the year|
|23rd June||United Nations Public Service Day|
|23rd June||International Olympic Day|
|23rd June||World Public Service Day|
|23rd June||International Widows Day
Theme: “Sustainable Solutions for Widow’s Financial Independence”
|25th June||Day of the Seafarer|
|25th June||World Vitiligo Day|
|25-26June||Anti Emergency day|
|26th June||International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
Theme: “Addressing drug challenges in health and humanitarian crises”
|26th June||International Day in Support of Victims and Nature|
|27th June||UN Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day (MSME) Day|
|29th June||National Statistics Day|
|29th June||International Day of Tropics|
|30th June||World Asteroid Day
Theme: “Small is beautiful.”
|30th June||International Day of Parliamentarism
Theme: “Public Engagement”
|3rd Sunday||Father’s Day|
List of Appointments in June 2022
|Name of the Person||Designation|
|Ajay Devgn||Brand ambassador for Go Gas, Confidence|
|Akash Ambani||Chairman of the telecom unit, Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd|
|Alok Kumar Choudhary||MD of State Bank of India|
|Alvin Tse||General Manager of Xiaomi India|
|Amandeep Singh Gill||UN Chief’s envoy on technology|
|Anil Khanna||President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA)|
|Ashwani Bhatia||Whole-time member of the market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)|
|Avinash Kulkarni||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)|
|Gustavo Petro||Colombia’s first left-wing president|
|Hamza Abdi Barre||PM of Somalia|
|Himanshu Tandon||The New head of India operations of POCO|
|Ikdeep Singh||Global President of its pet Nutrition Business|
|IRS officer Nitin Gupta||Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)|
|Isha Ambani||Chairman of the Reliance conglomerate’s retail unit|
|Javier Olivan||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|
|Kayzad Hiramanek||Chief Operating Officer of Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance|
|Krishna Srinivasan||Director of the Asia and Pacific Department (APD)|
|Manimekhalai||MD and CEO of Union Bank of India|
|Mayank Kumar Agrawal||CEO of Prasar Bharati|
|Mohammed Jalood||President of the International Weightlifting Federation|
|N J Ojha||MGNREGA Ombudsman|
|Nalin Negi||Full Time CFO of BharatPe|
|Natarajan Sundaran||MD & CEO of The National Assets Reconstruction Company Ltd|
|Olivier Loison||MD for the India Cluster|
|Pankaj R Patel||Non Official director in the Central Board of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)|
|Pankaj Sharma||Part Time member of PFRDA|
|Parameswaran Iyer||CEO of NITI Aayog|
|Prashanth Aluru||Head of the company’s newly set up entity TMRW which will acquire as well as incubate direct to consumer fashion and lifestyle brands|
|R Subramaniakumar||MD & CEO of RBL Bank|
|Radha Iyengar Plumb||Chief of Staff to the Deputy Secretary of Defense|
|Rajesh Gera||Director General of the National Informatics Center|
|Ramesh Bafna||Chief Financial Officer of Coin Switch|
|Ranjit Bajaj||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|
|S.S. Mundra||Public Interest director to lead the world’s largest stock exchange BSE|
|Sanganagouda Patil||Lokayukta of Karnataka|
|Shyam Saran(Former foreign secretary)||Lead India International Centre|
|Sowmyanarayan Sampath||CEO of Verizon Business|
|Sowmyanarayan Sampath||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||Vijay Amritraj|
|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||Ratan Tata|
|Kempegowda International Award||S M Krishna, N R Narayana Murthy and Prakash Padukone|
|Miss India Worldwide 2022||Khushi Patel|
|National MSME Award 2022||Odisha Government|
|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||Ramakrishna Mukkavilli|
|Sitara_i_Pakistan Award||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”||Indian Railways|
|Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022||Ruth Ozeki(for novel “The Book of Form and Emptiness”)|
|World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) Award 2022||Jharkhand|
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
|Book Name||Authors Name|
|“Business of Sports: The Winning Formula for Success”||Vinit Karnik|
|“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”||RN Bhaskar|
|“Ashtang Yoga”||Dr Sonu Phogat|
|“The Life and Times of George Fernandes”||Rahul Ramagundam|
List of Summits and Conferences in June 2022
|Name of the Summit||Venue||Aim/Theme|
|World Economic Forum meet 2022||Virtual Meeting||“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||Video Conferencing||Create leaders-led forum to exchange views on strategic issues in the Indo-Pacific.|
|National Education Ministers’ Conference||Virtual Meeting||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||Virtual Meeting||To support these grassroots activities and to observe Yoga Day in big numbers all throughout the world.|
|12th WTO Ministerial Conference||Geneva, Switzerland||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||Brussels, Belgium||Discussions covered the evolving security situation in Europe, Indo-Pacific, and India’s neighbourhood.|
|8th Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians||Egypt||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||Virtual meeting||To improve our economy also protecting the environment.|
|National summit on cyber security and National security||Virtual meeting||To create mass awareness for the prevention of cyber crimes in the country.|
|‘Vivatech 2020’ Conference||Paris, France||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.
|Men’s Singles||Rafael Nadal (Spain)||Casper Ruud (Norwegian)|
|Women’s Singles||Iga Swiatek (Poland)||Coco Gauff (US)|
|Men’s Doubles||Marcelo Arevalo(ElSalvador),&
Jean-Julien Rojer (Netherlands)
|Ivan Dodig (Croatian),&
Austin Krajicek (US)
|Women’s Doubles||Kristina Mladenovic (France) &
Caroline Garcia (French),
|Jessica Pegula (US),&
Coco Gauff (US)
|Mixed doubles||Ena Shibahara (Japan),& Wesley Koolh (Netherlands)||Ena Shibahara (Japan),
|Boys’ Singles||Gabriel Debru(France)||Gilles-Arnaud Bailly (Begium)|
|Girls’ Singles||Lucie Havlickova (Czech)||Solana Sierra (Argentina)|
|Boys’ Doubles||Edas Butvilas (Lithuania) &
Mili Poljicak (Croatia)
|Gonzalo Bueno (Peru)
|Girls’ Doubles||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)||Yui Kamiji(Japan)|
|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
|Niels Vink(Netherland)||Sam Schroder(Netherland)|
|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||Field|
|Anajalai Ponnusamy||Freedom Fighter|
|Bhajan Sopori||Santoor maestro and Padma Shri awardee|
|Chief BHIM Singh||Founder and chief patron of the Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party|
|Chowallor Krishnakutty||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|
|Hari Chand||Two time Olympian, and a double Asian Games gold medallist|
|John Visentin||Xerox Holding CEO|
|Krishnakumar Kunnath (KK)||Famous Bollywood Singer|
|Nobuyuki Idei||Sony ex CEO|
|Pallonji Mistry||Shapoorji Pallonji group chairman and billionaire industrialist|
|R. Raveendran||Veteran Photojournalist|
|Varinder Singh||Olympic Medallist and Hockey World Cup winner|
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