Current Affairs for SSC/MTS Exams 2017

Dear Students, In SSC CGL Tier-I GA section , questions are asked from current affairs as well. So, We’ve decided to provide “CURRENT AFFAIRS” of last one year. These notes will help you in GS/GK section a lot. We wish you all the very best for your upcoming exam.

Government launched two mobile apps- echallan and mParivahan

i. The government has launched two mobile apps, echallan and mParivahan, that provide access to various services and information, and enable citizens to report any traffic violation or road accident.

ii. ‘eChallan’ is an integrated enforcement solution to manage traffic violations.
iii. ‘mParivahan’ is an empowering app for the citizen which provides access to various services, information and utilities related to the transport sector.

Kanha tiger reserve becomes first in India get official mascot

i. Kanha tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh has become the first tiger reserve in India to officially introduce a mascot of its own.
ii. The Mascot has been named ‘Bhoorsingh the Barasingha’ to present the hard ground swamp deer as the spirit of the reserve and spread awareness to save it from possible extinction. 

iii. Barasingha or Swamp Deer is the State animal of Madhya Pradesh.

82nd Establishment Day of RBI- 01st April 2017

i. The Reserve Bank of India is the central bank of the country. The Reserve Bank of India was set up on the basis of the recommendations of the Hilton Young Commission. 
ii. The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 (II of 1934) provides the statutory basis for the functioning of the Bank, which commenced operations on April 1, 1935.

SBI gets new logo and enters in the league of top 50 Global Banks

i. From April 1, the associate banks which will be merging with State Bank of India will sport the lender’s signage and logo, with its iconic keyhole set against the background of inky blue.

ii. On the design, “SBI” legend will be seen in white colour and will be written in a new font called Effra.

➧Points to remember-

Government launched two mobile apps named echallan and mParivahan
Apps are available on Google Playstore

Kanha tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh becomes first in India get official mascot.
Name of the mascot is ‘Bhoorsingh the Barasingha’
Barasingha or Swamp Deer is the State animal of Madhya Pradesh
Reserve Bank of India was established on 01st April 1935.
Sir Osborne Smith was the first Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
Urjit Ravindra Patel is present and 24th Governor of RBI.
The Reserve Bank of India was nationalized on 1st January 1949.
C. D. Deshmukh was the first Indian governor of RBI.
The headquarter of RBI is in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Public Lender State Bank of India gets a new logo
SBI will be written in a new font called Effra
Chairman of SBI is Mrs. Arundhati Bhattacharya

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