Important Current Affairs for 9 September 2022 for all Upcoming Exams – English

1) Economist Abhijit Sen, a former Planning Commission member and one of the country’s foremost experts on rural economy, passed away. He was 72.
➨He was a member of Planning Commission from 2004 to 2014, when Manmohan Singh was the Prime Minister.

2) Mahendra N Shah has been appointed as the new managing director (MD) of the IDFC Limited.
➨Mahendra N Shah will succeed Sunil Kakar and his appointment to the post will be effective from October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023.

3) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Smriti Van memorial, which celebrates the courage shown by people during the devastating 2001 earthquake in the Kutch region of Gujarat.
➨CM – Bhupendra Patel
➨Governor – Acharya Devvrat
➨Nageshwar Temple
➨Somnath Temple
➠ Marine( Gulf of Kachchh) WLS
➠Nal Sarovar Bird Santuary
➠ Kakrapar Nuclear Power Plant
➠ Narayan Sarovar wildlife sanctuary
➠ Sardar Sarovar Hydro Electric Power Plant
➠Porbandar Lake wildlife sanctuary

4) India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, which has been in the talks for more than a year is all set for commissioning on 2 September.
➨ The ship will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi.

5) Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated the Rajiv Gandhi Rural Olympic Games in more than 11,000 panchayats at the state-level function organised in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
▪️ Rajasthan:-
Governor – Kalraj Mishra
➭Amber Palace
➭Hawa Mahal
➭Ranthambore National Park
➭City Palace
➭Keoladeo Ghana National Park
➭Sariska National Park.
➭ Kumbhalgarh Fort

6) Indian Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi won the 28th Abu Dhabi Masters Chess tournament.
➨ He defeated Spain’s David Anton Guijarro in the ninth and final round with 7.5 points.

7) The Indian Olympic Association has co-opted Adille Sumariwalla as the President of the association.
▪️ Indian Olympic Association :-
➨The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is the body responsible for selecting athletes to represent India at the Olympic Games, Asian Games and other international athletic meets.
➨Created – 1927
➨Secretary General – Rajeev Mehta
➨Founders – Harry Buck, Arthur Noehren

8) The Anang Tal lake in South Delhi has been declared a monument of national importance through a gazette notification by the Ministry of Culture.

9) The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has appointed Ananth Narayan Gopalakrishnan as a whole-time member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).

10) Edelweiss General Insurance has partnered with the Union Health Ministry to help create digital health IDs for all in the country.
➨ “ABHA” or the Ayushman Bharat Health Account is a 14-digit number that helps users to share and access their health records digitally with registered healthcare providers.

11) Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh unveiled a dedicated website to give further boost to the ongoing Coastal Clean-Up campaign.

12) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved the third Positive Indigenisation List (PIL) of 780 strategically important Line Replacement Units (LRUs), sub-systems and components to promote self-reliance in defence manufacturing.

13) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami launched the “Mukhyamantri Udyaman Khiladi Unnayan Yojana”.
▪️Uttarakhand CM :- Pushkar Singh Dhami
Governor :- Gurmit Singh
➠Asan Conservation Reserve
➠Country’s first moss garden
➠Country’s first Pollinator Park
➠Integrated Model Agriculture Village Scheme
➠Nanda Devi National Park
➠Mussoorie wildlife sanctuary
➠Govind Pashu Vihar wildlife sanctuary
➠Rajaji Tiger Reserve 🐅
➠Jim Corbett National Park
➠Kedarnath wildlife sanctuary
➠Valley of Flowers National Park

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