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December 23, 2023 Current Affairs

1. The Ministry of Rural Development has collaborated with which venture to expand the reach of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) associated with DAY-NRLM?

A.   Amazon

B.   JioMart

C.   Flipkart

D.   BigBasket

Answer: Option B


The Ministry of Rural Development's collaboration with JioMart marks a significant milestone in the journey towards rural empowerment. By leveraging JioMart's platform, SHGs associated with the DAY-NRLM can now access a larger market, expand their customer base, and showcase their unique products to a wider audience. This collaboration holds immense potential in fostering socio-economic development, creating sustainable livelihoods, and empowering rural communities across the nation.


2. Who clinched the prestigious title of Men's FIH Player of the Year at the FIH Hockey Star Awards 2023?

A.   Hardik Singh

B.   Manpreet Singh

C.   PR Sreejesh

D.   Amit Rohidas

Answer: Option A


Hardik Singh's exceptional skills, dedication, and contributions to the sport of hockey made him the deserving recipient of the Men's FIH Player of the Year award at the FIH Hockey Star Awards 2023. His journey to success serves as an inspiration to aspiring hockey players around the world. We congratulate Hardik Singh on his remarkable achievement and look forward to witnessing more of his brilliance on the field in the years to come.


3. On which date is National Farmer's Day 2023, also known as Kisan Diwas, celebrated in India?

A.   December 23

B.   November 15

C.   December 24

D.   March 8

Answer: Option A


National Farmer's Day, celebrated on December 23, is a day of gratitude and recognition for the farmers who tirelessly work to feed the nation. It is an occasion to honor their contribution, celebrate their achievements, and inspire the next generation to carry forward the legacy of Chaudhary Charan Singh. As we celebrate National Farmer's Day, let us remember that the prosperity of our nation is deeply rooted in the toil and sweat of our agrarian heroes.


4. Which ministry unveiled the 'Paat-Mitro' mobile application for jute farmers, providing information on Minimum Support Prices (MSP) and agronomy?

A.   The Jute Corporation of India

B.   The Ministry of Agriculture

C.   The Textiles Ministry

D.   The Indian Farmers Association

Answer: Option C


the 'Paat-Mitro' mobile application launched by the Textiles Ministry is a game-changer for jute farmers in India. By providing crucial information on Minimum Support Prices (MSP), agronomic practices, and more, the app empowers farmers to make informed decisions, enhance productivity, and secure better profits. This forward-thinking initiative exemplifies the government's commitment to uplifting the agricultural sector and ensuring the well-being of our farmers.


5. Which Indian states have emerged as leaders in deploying higher capacities under the "Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects" scheme?

A.   Gujarat and Maharashtra

B.   Karnataka and Tamil Nadu

C.   Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh

D.   Uttar Pradesh and Kerala

Answer: Option C


Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh have emerged as leaders in deploying higher capacities under the "Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects" scheme in India. These states have leveraged their solar potential, established robust infrastructure, and attracted investments, contributing significantly to India's solar energy goals. With their success stories, they serve as inspiring examples for other regions to follow in harnessing the power of the sun and embracing renewable energy.


6. In which country are over 1 million children currently facing a severe malnutrition crisis, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO)?

A.   Syria

B.   Yemen

C.   Sudan

D.   Afghanistan

Answer: Option D


the severe malnutrition crisis in Afghanistan demands urgent attention and immediate action from the international community. With over one million children at risk, the need for international aid and funding cannot be overstated. By understanding the scale of the crisis, its causes, and the devastating impact on children's health, we can collectively work towards implementing sustainable solutions and saving lives. Let us join forces to address this pressing issue and ensure a brighter future for the children of Afghanistan.


7. On which date does the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Department celebrate its 40th Corps Day, marking 40 years of judicial excellence?

A.   December 12

B.   December 15

C.   December 18

D.   December 21

Answer: Option D


As the Judge Advocate General Department celebrates its 40th Corps Day on December 21, 2023, we commemorate the remarkable journey of judicial excellence within the Indian Army. From its inception in 1983 to its current role in upholding justice and maintaining discipline, the JAG Department has proven to be an invaluable asset. Let us acknowledge and appreciate the department's unwavering commitment to justice, ensuring that the Indian Army continues to operate with integrity and fairness for years to come.


8. Who has been named as the sixth recipient of the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for her book "Salt & Pepper: Selected Poems"?

A.   Jeet Thayil

B.   Sukrita Paul Kumar

C.   Vivek Shanbhag

D.   Tishani Ghosh

Answer: Option B


Sukrita Paul Kumar's selection as the sixth recipient of the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for her book "Salt & Pepper: Selected Poems" is a testament to her immense talent and contribution to the world of literature. Her words have touched countless lives and will continue to inspire generations to come. Let us celebrate this milestone and continue to cherish the beauty and power of literature.


9. Which airport terminal has earned global recognition for its exceptional design and beauty, being named among the 'world's most beautiful airports' by UNESCO's Prix Versailles 2023?

A.   Delhi Airport’s T3

B.   Mumbai Airport’s T2

C.   Bengaluru Airport’s T2

D.   Chennai Airport’s T4

Answer: Option C


Bengaluru Airport's Terminal 2 (T2) has rightfully earned its place among the 'world's most beautiful airports' by UNESCO's Prix Versailles 2023. Its exceptional design, seamless functionality, and unwavering commitment to sustainability make it a true gem in the aviation industry. As travelers pass through this architectural marvel, they are greeted not only by a visually stunning space but also by an experience that is both efficient and sustainable. Bengaluru Airport's T2 sets a new standard for airport design, inspiring other airports around the world to strive for excellence in both aesthetics and functionality.


10. How many railway stations under the Central Railway network are planned to have panic switches installed for enhanced passenger safety?

A.   87 stations

B.   98 stations

C.   105 stations

D.   117 stations

Answer: Option D


The installation of panic switches in 117 stations under Central Railway's network is a commendable step towards enhancing passenger safety. These emergency alert systems provide a reliable means for passengers to seek immediate assistance during critical situations. Central Railway's proactive approach to safety measures reaffirms their commitment to ensuring a secure and comfortable travel experience for all passengers.  





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