Dear Aspirants, Here we provide only important Quick Points of June Monthly Current Affairs 2020. May Monthly Current Affairs 2020 covers Important Days with their Theme, New Appointments, Summit and Conference, Awards & Honors, Books with Author, Apps, and Portals, Sports, MoU and Agreement, Ranking and Index, important Scheme, Programme & Campaign, Science and Technology, and Obituaries, etc in details. These are collected from all newspapers and the Internet. These June Monthly current affairs help aspirants for all competitive examinations like Railway NTPC, Group D, RRB JE, SSC, Banking, and State PSU, etc.
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Important Day & Date with Theme
|Date||Day with Theme|
|1st June||World Milk Day|
|1st June||Global Day of Parents|
|2nd June||Telangana Statehood Day|
|2nd June||International Sex Workers Day|
|3rd June||World Bicycle Day|
|4th June||International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression.|
|5th June||World Environment Day. |
Theme: “celebrating biodiversity”— a concern that is both urgent and existential.
|7th June||‘World Food Safety Day’. Theme: “Food Safety, Everyone’s Business”.|
|8th June||World Oceans Day.Theme: “Innovation for a Sustainable Ocean.”|
|8th June||World Brain Tumor Day|
|9th June||World Accreditation Day.Theme: “Accreditation: Improving Food Safety”.|
|11th June||Green Mizoram Day|
|12th June||World Day against Child Labour|
|13th June||International Albinism Awareness Day.Theme: ”Made To Shine”.|
|14th June||World Blood Donor Day.Theme: “Safe blood saves lives”. Slogan- “Give blood and make the world a healthier place”.|
|15th June||ASEAN Dengue Day|
|15th June||World Wind Day|
|15th June||World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)|
|16th June||International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR)Theme: “Building resilience in times of crisis”|
|17th June||World Day to Combat Drought and Desertification. Theme: “Food, Feed, Fibre“.|
|18th June||World Sustainable Gastronomy Day|
|19th June||International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence|
|20th June||World Refugee Day.
Theme: “Every Action Counts”
|21st June||World Music Day|
|21st June||International Yoga Day.Theme: “Yoga for Health – Yoga at Home”.|
|21st June||World Hydrography Day.Theme: “Hydrography enabling autonomous technologies”.|
|23rd June||International Olympic Day|
|23rd June||World Public Service Day.United Nations Public Service Day|
|23rd June||International Widows Day|
|25th June||Day of the Seafarer .The campaign: “Seafarers are Key Workers”.|
|25 26June||Anti Emergency day|
|26th June||International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking.Theme: “Better Knowledge for Better Care”.|
|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||International Day of Parliamentarism|
|30th June||International Asteroid Day|
|3rd Sunday||Father’s Day|
students Disha Current Affairs Important Appointments
|Name of the Person||Designation|
|AM Naik||Non-executive chairman of Larsen & Toubro board|
|Anandiben Patel||Governor of Madhya Pradesh|
|Anil Valluri||Senior Director for Google Cloud India|
|Anita Kotwani||CEO of Carat India|
|Arun Singhal||CEO of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India)|
|Brajendra Navnit||India’s Ambassador to the World Trade Organisation (WTO)|
|Clare Connor||1st female president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)|
|Devendra Kumar Singh||Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)|
|Dr. N Rajendran||CEO of Indian Financial Technology and Allies Services (IFTAS)|
|Dr. Sethuraman Panchanathan||Director of the National Science Foundation, US|
|Gaitri Kumar||High Commissioner of India to the UK|
|Gaurav Maheshwari||Chief Financial Officer Standard Chartered Bank (India)|
|Harsha Bangari||Deputy MD of Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM) Bank|
|Imtaiyazur Rahman||CEO of UTI Mutual Fund|
|Javed Iqbal Wani||Judge of JK High Court.|
|Kaizad Bharucha||Executive Director of the HDFC bank|
|Kathy Lueders||The First-Ever Female Director of Human Explorations At NASA|
|Krishnendu Majumdar||Chairman of British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA)|
|Kubatbek Boronov||Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan|
|Lazarus Chakwera||President of Malawi|
|Lieutenant General Manoj Pande||Commander in Chief(15th) of Andaman & Nicobar Command|
|M. Nethra (13 years girl)||Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor by UNADAP (United Nation Association for Development and Peace)|
|ManushiChillar||Brand Ambassador of Adidas India|
|Micheal Martin||Prime Minister of Ireland|
|Mohandas Pai||Chairman of the committee on Service Provider of IBBI (Insolvency and Bankruptcy of India)|
|Monika Kapil Mohta||India’s next Ambassador to Switzerland|
|Nirakar Pradhan||CEO of PRMIA (Professional Risk Managers International Association)|
|Pankaj Tripathi||Brand Ambassador for Bihar Khadi|
|Patrick Pichette||Chairman of the Twitter board.|
|PR Jaishankar||MD of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL)|
|Pradip Kumar Tripathi||Secretary in the Ministry of Steel, GOI|
|Priyanka Chopra and Anurag Kashyap||Ambassador at 45th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2020|
|R K Chaturvedi||Secretary in the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals in the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, GOI|
|Rahul Shrivastava||Ambassador of India to Romania|
|Rajeev Topno||Senior Advisor to World Bank Executive Director|
|Rajiv Singh||Chairman of Property Firm Delhi Land and Finance Limited (DLF)|
|Raveesh Kumar||India’s Next Ambassador to Finland|
|Ravinder Singh Dhillon||Chairman and MD of Power Finance Corporation (PFC)|
|Rohit Sharma||First Brand Ambassador of IIFL Finance|
|Sanjiv Bajaj||Vice President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)|
|Santosh Jha||Ambassador of India to Belgium|
|Sethuraman Panchanathan||Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF)|
|Shri Shambhu S. Kumaran||India’s next Ambassador to the Philippines. He will replace Jaideep Mazumdar|
|Shantanu Preetam||Chief Technology Officer ( CTO) of PayU|
|Sushil Kumar Singhal||Next High Commissioner of India to Papua New Guinea|
|Sibi George||India’s next Ambassador to Kuwait|
|Sonu Sood||Brand Ambassador of Gargo International.|
|Sourav Ganguly and Sunil Chhetri||Brand Ambassadors for JSW Cement|
|Subramanian Sundar||MD and CEO of Lakshmi Vilas Bank|
|T. Rabi Sankar||Chairman of The Indian Financial Technology & Allied Services (IFTAS)|
|Uday Kotak||President of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)|
|Urjit Patel||Chairman of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP)|
|V N Datt||CMD of National Fertilizers Limited|
|Varun Tej||Brand Ambassador of Nagarjuna Cement.|
|Vasantharao Satya Venkata||Deputy MD of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)|
|Vice Admiral Biswajit Dasgupta||Chief of Staff, Eastern Naval Command.|
|Vijay Khanduja||India’s Ambassador to Zimbabwe|
|Vikram Pawah||President of BMW India|
|Vini Mahajan||Punjab’s first woman chief secretary|
|Virendra Nath Datt||CMD of National Fertilizers Limited|
|Volkan Bozkir||President of 75th UN General Assembly|
|Wassim Jaffer||Head Coach of Uttarakhand Cricket Team|
Quick Points June 2020 Monthly Current Affairs
Awards and Honours
|Name of Person/Organisation||Award Name|
|Amartya Sen||Peace Prize of the German Book Trade 2020|
|Beyonce (Music Star)||BET Humanitarian Award.|
|Chef Angad Singh Rana||QualityNZ Culinary Cup 2020 in the category of Seafood challenge|
|Chef Vaibhav Bhargava||QualityNZ Culinary Cup 2020 in the category of Mutton/lamb challenge|
|Deccan Development Society||Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation Award|
|Gulabbai Sangamnerkar||Lifetime Achievement Award of Vithabai Naryangaokar|
|Himachal Pradesh state Panchayati raj department||e-Panchayat Puraskar 2020|
|Hyderabad airport||ACI recognition for green practices|
|J&K administration(3 different panchayats)||Deen Dayal Upadhyay Sashaktikaran Puraskar (DDUPSP) awards|
|Javed Akhtar(first Indian)||Richard Dawkins Award 2020|
|Kiran Mazumdar Shaw||EY World Entrepreneur of the year 2020|
|Kritika Pandey(Indian writer)||Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020|
|Michael Clarke||Order of Australia honour|
|National TB Elimination Program 2019: Nagaland and Tripura||Best performing small states in the year 2019.|
|Popstar Beyonce||20th Annual BET Awards 2020|
|Rattan Lal (Indian American soil scientist)||World Food Prize 2020|
|Renjith Kumar(Indian Entrepreneur)||“NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal”|
|Shobha Sekhar||Medal of the Order Australian Honour.|
|Six District Hospitals of J&K UT||Kayakalap award|
|Stefan Manegold||Sigmod Contributions Award 2020|
|The Deccan Development Society (DDS)||Monaco Foundation Award|
|UST Global||IT Service Provider of the Year 2020 by Everest Group|
Summit & Conference
- PM Shri Narendra Modi was addressing the virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 hosted by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
- The 36th ASEAN Summit being hosted by Vietnam.
- Piyush Goyal Led the Governing The 49th Governing Council Meeting of National Productivity Council (NPC)
- The 3rd India-ASEAN youth dialogue was held from June 8 to 10 in India.
- Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the 40th GST council meeting through video conferencing.
- 95th Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Annual Plenary Session 2020 organized by PM Narendra Modi through video conferencing to develop a self-reliant economy by strengthening the determination of the country.
- India’s First Virtual Healthcare and Hygiene Expo 2020 Organized by Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).
Agreement & MoU of June 2020
|Organization or Countries||Purpose|
|Ircon International Ltd with NIIFL, Ayana Power||To explore opportunities in solar energy|
|GAIL (India) and Energy Efficiency Services||For the development of Trigeneration projects in India|
|Tata Power with MG Motor||For 50KW DC Superfast EV chargers|
|IIT Delhi and UN World Food Programme (WFP)||To Increase Efficiency Of Government’s Food Security.|
|ISRO with Nainital based Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES)||For cooperation in the field of astrophysics and Space Situational Awareness (SSA).|
|India and Denmark||For developing cooperation in the power sector.|
|IFFCO with Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)||For joint research, testing, validation of products.|
BOOKS & Authors
|Book Name||Author Name|
|The Dry Fasting Miracle From Deprive to Thrive||Luke Coutinho.Coauthored by Sheikh Abdulaziz Bin Ali Bin Rashed Al Nuami|
|‘One Year of Modi 2.0 Towards A Self Reliant India’||Released by I&B Ministry.|
|‘Naoroji: Pioneer of Indian Nationalism’||Dinyar Patel|
|‘Klara and the Sun’||Kazuo Ishiguro|
Ranking and Index
|Index||India’s Rank||Top Rank||Index released by|
|World Competitiveness Index||43rd||Singapore||Institute for Management and Development’s (IMD)|
|Environmental Performance Index(EPI) 2020||168th||Denmark||Yale University and Columbia University.|
|1th Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2020||34th||United Kingdom||US Property Consultant Jones Lang LaSalle’s (JLL)|
|The Emerging Economies University Ranking 2020||16th||singhua University (China)||Times Higher Education (THE)|
|QS World University Ranking 2021||172nd||Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US||Quacquarelli Symonds (QS)|
|Global Energy Transition Index 2020||74th||Sweden||World Economic Forum.|
|Nomura’s Food Vulnerability Index 2019||44th||Libya||Japanese financial services group Nomura.|
|COVID 19 safety and risk assessment||56th||Switzerland||Deep Knowledge Group.|
studentsdisha Monthly Current Affairs 2020: Apps And Portals
- Ravi Shankar Prasad launches India’s National Artificial Intelligence Portal called www.ai.gov.in
- PM Modi launches tech platform ”CHAMPIONS” to help micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) facing difficulties
- J&K launches Employees Salary Tracker Mobile App- ‘MeraVetan’ (Version-1) to provide Salary Related information to Employees
- Goveronment of India launches Aarogya Path portal for healthcare supply chain.
- Health minister Harsh Vardhan launches mobile app ‘eBloodServices’ to order blood.
- Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot launched the Raj Kaushal Portal and Online Shramik Employment Exchange.
Scheme, Programme & Campaign
- PM Modi to launch ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’ to boost livelihood opportunities in rural India.
- Smriti Irani launches FICCI-FLO campaign initiative ‘Empowering the Greater 50%’.
- HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launches 2nd phase of YUKTI 2.0 (Young India combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation) to help systematically assimilate technologies having commercial potential and information related to incubated startups in country’s higher education institutions.
- Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launches Credit Guarantee scheme to provide Rs 20,000 crore guarantee cover to MSMEs
- Niti Aayog launches behaviour change campaign ‘navigating the new normal’ to help people.
- Minister for Rural Development Narendra Singh Tomar launched the web portal of the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan.
- Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda launches TRIFED Digital Platforms.
- Govt launches Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Enterprises (PM FME) scheme to help micro food processing enterprises.
- Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched a web portal for issuing no objection certificates (NOCs) for projects in Indian waters.
- National Fertilizers Limited- NFL has launched five Mobile Soil Testing Labs for testing the soil samples at the doorstep of farmers free of cost.
- Jharkhand to launch 100-day employment , job guarantee scheme for urban poor.
- Tripura to start ‘EktuKhelo, EktuPadho’ which means ‘Play little, Study little’ scheme from June 25 for school students
- Rajasthan government to launch Indira Rasoi Yojna for the poor to ensure that ‘‘no one sleeps hungry’‘ in the state.
- Tripura announced Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar scheme to provide nutrition kits to pregnant and lactating women.
- Telangana CM Launches Sixth Phase Of Haritha Haram Programme .
- PM Modi to launch ‘Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan’ for migrant workers .
- Chhattisgarh government to launch Adarsh police station scheme from July 1 to develop all police stations in the state as Ideal police stations.
- Madhya Pradesh government will launch a ‘Kill Corona’ campaign from July 1 to control the spread of coronavirus in the state.
- Madhya Pradesh launches ‘Hamara Ghar-Hamara Vidyalaya’ campaign which children will be taught at home in a school-like environment.
- Maharashtra launch a plasma therapy trial ‘Project Platina’ on COVID-19 patients
- Indian Energy Exchange launches “Real-Time Electricity Market” will facilitate the power utilities to reduce dependency on deviation framework and save on the huge penalties.
- Himachal CM launches green belt development scheme ‘PanchvatiYojna’ for rural senior citizens.
- ‘Jagananna Chedodu (Handholding by Jagan)’ scheme launched by Andhra CM for tailors, barbers, and washermen
- Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank HRD Minister launched the information booklet titled ‘Safe online learning in the times of COVID-19’ to raise awareness in students and teachers.
- Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare launches Sahakar Mitra Scheme.
- Hyderabad City Security Council (HCSC) in association with Hyderabad City Police has launched the ‘STREE’ programme to Support And Empower Women Against Domestic Violence.
- UP CM Yogi inaugurates ‘Bal Shramik Vidya Yojana’ in Lucknow through which start their education as well as maintain a healthy life.
June Monthly Current Affairs 2020: Sports
- The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) nominates Rohit Sharma for Khel Ratna Award, and Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, and Indian women’s cricketer Deepti Sharma for Arjuna Award.
- Boxing Federation of India(BFI) nominates Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan nominated for Khel Ratna
- The Sports Authority of India (SAI) launch Khelo India e-Pathshala, an online coaching programme for grassroot level.
- Rani Rampal has been nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by Hockey India.
- India will Host AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022 Finals.
- Asian Youth Para Games to be held in Bahrain in December 2021.
- Shakhriyar Mamedyarov won World Stars Sharjah Online tournament
- Sports Ministry to establish 1000 district-level Khelo India centers to engage past champions in training.
- Indian sprinter Gomathi Marimuthu banned for 4 years.
Science and Technology:
- Central Railway sets up Body Screening Facility ‘FebriEye’ In Mumbai’s CSMT, LTT Stations.
- Germany Launches Coronavirus App as EU Eyes Travel Revival
- Scientists Discover Remarkable neutron star which is known as Swift J1818.0−1607 and is estimated to be about 240 years old.
- Bose-Einstein Quantum “Fifth State Of Matter” Seen For 1st Time In Space
- IIT Mandi team develops infusion technology for herbs in the mid-Himalayan region to help farmers
- IIT Madras and General Electric India Technology Centre (GEITC) are growing a 3D printed combustor geared toward lowering weight and bettering gasoline effectivity in small planes and helicopter engines.
- International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) develops Rare earth-based magnetocaloric material for cancer treatment.
- Maharashtra boy (23 years old) makes the world’s first ‘Internet-controlled’ robot to help COVID 19 patients.
- DRDO develops ‘GermiKlean’ to sanitise uniforms of security forces.
|Name of the Personality||Field|
|A. Vaidyanathan||Former Planning Commission Member|
|Achyut Usgaonkar||Former Minister from Goa|
|Anil Suri||Bollywood Producer|
|Anwar Sagar||Bollywood lyricist|
|Arjun Charan||Former Union Minister|
|Atul Srivastava||Director of Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL)|
|B P R Vithal||Economist|
|Bobby Morrow||Olympic sprinter|
|Chiranjeevi Sarja||Kannada Actor|
|Dinu Randive||Journalist , freedom fighter|
|Geetha Nagabhusahn||Kannada Writer|
|Gulzar Dehlvi||Urdu poet|
|Hamza Koya||Former Football /Santosh Trophy Player|
|Heera Singh Rana||Folk Singer from Uttarakhand|
|Jagesh Mukati||Television Actor|
|Jayantilal Nanoma||Archery coach|
|Joel Schmacher||Hollywood Film Director|
|K Raghunath||Former Karnataka Basketball Player|
|KR Sachidanandan||Malayalam Film Director, Scriptwriter and Producer|
|Kurt Thomas||World Champion Gymnast (US)|
|M Ilaiah Yadav||Indian kabaddi player|
|Madhavrao Patil||Former Lok Sabha MP and Founder of Janalaxmi Cooperative Bank|
|Major Gen Lachhman Singh Lehl||India’s Finest Military Man|
|Matt Poore||Former New Zealand cricketer|
|Mohammad Nasim||Former Bangladesh Minister|
|Padmaja Radhakrishnan||Lyricist and painter|
|Pierre Nkurunziza||President of Burundi|
|Pierre Nkurunziza||President of Republic of Burundi|
|Pournima Zanane||India shooter|
|Pritam Singh||Padmashri Awardee and Former Director of IIM Lucknow|
|Rajinder Goel||Former Cricket Player|
|Riaz Sheikh||Pakistan cricketer|
|Rupert Hine British||Film Producer and Songwriter|
|Steve Bing||Movie Producer and Philanthropist|
|Sushant Singh Rajput||Bollywood actor|
|Vasant Raiji||Indian cricketer|
|Vera Lynn||British singer|
|Vidyaben Shah||Social worker|
|Vishwa Mohan Gupta||Journalist|
|Wajid Khan||Singer and Music Composer|
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